Sermons focus on personal piety, teach little of righting wrongs, ending injustice

This sketch from church this past Lord’s Day explains how the gospel message as preached from most pulpits focuses on a tiny area of interest — that of the individual following conversion. Personal piety, in other words, personal virtue, personal repentance. Over a career, a pastor may never get to numerous vital topics that affect questions of justice and prosperity. These topics might include whether prisons are godly or anti-Christ, whether state lotteries are just or whether state school systems are highly blessed or a judgment against us..

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