The USA Today editor who previously called for Oral Roberts University to be banned from the NCAA over its biblical view of marriage was reportedly fired from the news organization. The editor alleges she was fired after she tweeted that mass shootings are always carried out by an "angry white man" following the Boulder, Colorado shooting.
Today is Tuesday of Holy Week. On this day, Jesus faced his critics in a daylong series of debates (cf. Matthew 21-23). Perhaps their most famous exchange came when his opponents asked our Lord, “Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?” (Matthew 22:17). This was a very hot cultural button in the day.
Despite the Colorado mass shooter reportedly being an immigrant from Syria who practices Islam, Newsweek reports that a Twitter spokesperson told the outlet that calling the gunman a “White Christian terrorist" does not violate the social media platform’s misinformation policies.
The consequences of breaking God’s word are all around us today, from the public health crisis that is our pornography epidemic, to the threat of rising sexually transmitted infections as the coronavirus pandemic lessens, to the explosion of child pornography on the internet. Once again, God’s word is right. As I have noted in the past, human nature does not change, which means that we still face the same issues our ancestors faced in biblical times.