The Image of God

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by David Browder Last week, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, leaving a vacancy on the Supreme Court. In all likelihood, President Trump will nominate a successor and the Senate will vote on the President’s nominee. Each of us has political convictions; each of us has opinions about how the Supreme Court should rule on any given issue; I certainly have mine. But, in the midst of this, I want to write about something different: I want to write about Christian witness — a Christian alternative to the ways of our society. Consider these events: • A few years ago, during that infamous rally in Charlottesville, an alt-right partisan drove his car into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing one. • A few weeks ago, a Trump supporter was shot and killed in Portland. Some of the protestors celebrated. • More recently, two ambushed police officers in critical condition were met by protestors at the Emergency Room in L.A. who chanted, “We hope they die!” • More recently still, some counter-protestors knelt on each others’ necks, mocking the death of George Floyd…