Many non-Lutherans wonder why their Lutheran friends and family members wear ashes on their forehead at the beginning of Lent. There are three reasons why: to remind them of their sinfulness, to remind them of their mortality, and to remind them of their redemption.
Our nation is most definitely facing a dangerous problem. The core issue is not white nationalism. It’s not racism, gun control problems or political problems. What we really have is a heart problem. We have a sin problem.