Posts by Timothy Zebell

What Is Cultural Hegemony?

What Is Cultural Hegemony

Demands that we defund and abolish the police, the New York Times’ 1619 alternative history project, open calls for Marxism, Robin Diangelo’s book White Fragility, and a myriad of other seismic cultural shifts rely upon a concept sometimes called “cultural hegemony.” It is vital that as Christians we understand this concept….

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What Is Cultural Marxism?

What Is Cultural Marxism

America is reeling from Marxist ideology wrapped in terms such as “socialism,” “social justice,” “intersectionality,” “critical theory,” and “white privilege.” These are facets of cultural Marxism. So, what is cultural Marxism, and how does it differ from classical Marxism?

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For Such a Time as This: The Church’s Next Great Battle

For Such a Time as This: The Church's Next Great Battle

Some doctrines serve as a fulcrum within Christendom. What God’s people believe concerning these doctrines necessarily swings the entire thinking, mission, and approach of the church. It is as if the crux of the Christian faith and the effectiveness of the church rests upon these doctrines. … Today there is a prevailing ideology that is perhaps the greatest threat the Christian faith has yet faced because it threatens a bevy of fulcrum doctrines within Christendom….

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A Biblical Look at Black Lives Matter

A Biblical Look at Black Lives Matter

Black lives are just as valuable as the lives of any other human being who is created in the image of God. Because of this, black people deserve to be treated equally under the law and granted the same rights and protections as any other American citizen. When this is not realized in our country,…

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Should Christians Support Black Lives Matter?

Should Christians Support Black Lives Matter, BLM

Regardless of what one believes about BLM’s stance on racism in America, it is difficult to understand how a Christian could support an organization that is so openly anti-God and anti-Bible—unless God’s people are simply unaware of what the Black Lives Matter Network truly believes and represents. So, let us take a moment to educate ourselves on who BLM is and what they believe….

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Something Must Change

Something Must Change

Where are we as a nation when a pagan is giving greater voice to truth than our Christian leaders? And how is it that she managed to stand more firm in her beliefs when she came under fire for her boldness than what I often witness in the Christian community? Perhaps it is time we…

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10 Key Questions Black Lives Matter Has Yet to Address

10 Key Questions Black Lives Matter Has Yet to Address

It is wrong to privilege any race or class of people at the expense of another. Slavery was an abomination and an affront to what America claimed to represent, but so are affirmative action and wealth redistribution—the essence of what Black Lives Matter is demanding. … Regardless of the justifications proffered by political activists, Black Lives Matter seeks to codify inequality and preferential treatment in our national laws and policies … These unaddressed questions should be a part of any conversation about the importance of black lives and whether the American system is inherently racist….

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Why the Black Community Cannot Grant Americans the Forgiveness They Seek

Why the Black Community Cannot Grant Americans The Forgiveness They Seek

Collective guilt contravenes our Christian faith (Eze. 18:20) and the very principles upon which our country was founded. Moreover, it makes us as a nation vulnerable to the tyranny of retaliation. … What we are witnessing in America today is an afront to the biblical practice of repentance and forgiveness. Kneeling before our fellow man in order to confess…

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Where America’s Riots Have Gone Wrong

Where America's Riots Have Gone Wrong

What began as a cry for justice quickly evolved into a demand that Americans embrace a foreign approach to governance. Some, such as author and social critic Os Guinness, have noted that the leaders of this movement are attempting to replace the ideology of the American Revolution with that of the French Revolution. Fundamentally, they are replacing a biblical model with an expressly anti-biblical model….

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Why Our Corrupt System Must Be Replaced

Why Our Corrupt System Must Be Replaced

A veto-proof majority of city council members announced on Sunday their commitment to disbanding the Minneapolis Police Department. … It turns out Black Lives Matter is right about one thing—the system does need to be replaced. However, the reason has nothing to do with…

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