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Christians are Doing the Work of Atheists

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

I have written several articles over the last several months discussing the demise of the evangelical witness in our nation. The truth is that not only are we ruining our witness but we are actually doing the work of atheists and helping the cause of atheism. I have a friend who is agnostic. He is the son …

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Mere Objects: Art, Community, and Sexual Abuse

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

Sexual abuse is a tough subject. I’ve seen friends and family struggle with it over the years. It breaks my heart but my voice isn’t the one to speak to this subject. I’ll leave that to Sarah Jane. Almost a decade ago, I met Sarah Jane when she was interviewing for a position at the …

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The failure of the evangelical witness… set to music

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

Over the last several years, I have become increasingly concerned by the deteriorating evangelical witness for Christ. One of the most troubling aspects of my concern is that most evangelicals simply don’t see. I’m not sure why, though I do have some suspicions. The musical part is at the end…I promise. A Culture of Prosperity America, …

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An Inauguration Prayer

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

Dear Lord, patient and forgiving Father, all-knowing God who sees our hearts even as we can’t, I pray for our country even as the inauguration of our 45th president, Donald Trump, is taking place. I pray that we would be a country of peace that seeks equality and justice for all without our borders. I pray …

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A Time for Faith on View

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

When I first started writing here at Faith on View, I wrote on the About page that one of my core values was transparency. I didn’t realize at the time that whether or not we should be transparent was actually a somewhat controversial idea. There are certainly dangers that transparency brings. You open yourself up …

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Taking the Lord’s Name in Vain…what’s Trump got to do with it?

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

Trump’s Christians I have a lot of respect for Miroslav Volf. I typically find his perspective rather insightful. But, like all of us he can go too far sometimes. He recently shared a comment on Facebook which was both liked and shared quite a bit. I must disagree with him on this point. He is …

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Binding my Broken Heart

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

Last night at about 9 pm I posted the above image on Facebook. At that point I was growing very concerned about the direction of the election and thought this was a funny parody of the “I Voted” sticker. It got quite a few likes and started some arguments. I’m Brokenhearted But, as I thought …

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An Eulogy for the Public Testimony of the Evangelical Church in America

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

On the eve in the 2016 Presidential election, I find myself thinking about the fate of the evangelical church’s public testimony.  My wife, at times, talks about a funeral she went to as a child where the eulogy praised the virtues of a person so that she didn’t even recognize the description of that individual. …

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An Evangelical Addiction to Strength

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

I wonder sometimes how much our religious focus as evangelicals relates to what we find in scripture. Certainly, at the heart of evangelicalism is the greek word euaggelion (good news) and as evangelicals we strive to be evangelistic with that good news. But, I wonder at times if we have a firm grasp on what the …

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Let’s Just Admit it, Evangelicals Love Trump

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

Evangelicals Love Trump Every once in a while I run across an article that I wish I would have written. “In Love with Donald Trump” written by Rev. Robert Cunningham of Tates Creek Presbyterian Church is one such article. I loved it so much I even used the same photo that Cunningham used….it really was the …

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