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Author Jakob Topper

Jakob Topper is the senior pastor of NorthHaven Church in Norman, Oklahoma.

Privilege is a wall protecting the privileged from the inequity in the world. In the parable of the unjust judge, Jesus is the widow who won’t relent and won’t be dissuaded until justice reigns over all the earth. But who are we? […] Read More

Our inherited biases can lead us to faulty conclusions and questionable actions. It’s how some Christians have used the Bible to justify slavery and subjugate women. Every one of us, no matter how enlightened, still has work to do. […] Read More

The temptation in Christian nationalism is to believe that when God makes our nation great, it will be good for other nations. And with that ‘benevolent’ logic, what ill could not be committed in the name of the greater good? […] Read More