Many years ago as I was pondering plans for the Advent season in the church I was serving as a pastor, I took an interest in expounding on the role of Joseph in the events surrounding Christ’s birth. I have always thought his side of the story was a bit neglected during the Christmas season. The book of Matthew alone gives us any details about Joseph in the story.
One of the more unfortunate phenomena that have come to fruition in modern society is the so-called ‘cancel culture.’ The main thrust of this Leftist effort is seen through the influence of social media minions and the main targets are leaders in society, politics, the media and, big business. The power of ‘cancel culture’ has increased almost exponentially in 2020. The catalyst propelling this Leftist tactic was the murder of George Floyd and the immediate response with riots and by the impetus of Leftist organizations such as Black Lives Matter and Antifa.