Presidential candidate’s Barak Obama’s pastor may just lose the election for the Illinois senator.  The Reverend Jeremiah Wright has accused the U.S. government of creating the HIV/AIDS virus, claimed that the 9/11 attacks were a judgment from God, and instead of beseeching “God bless America,” bellowed “God damn America.”

Whether Wright is wrong on his claims may be debatable, but the tone is certainly not Christian.  Paul admonishes followers of Christ to “speak the truth in love” and to “let your conversation be always full of grace” (Colossians 4:6).  So some, hopefully, gracious observations:

On balancing truth and grace