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Is It Really About Taxes

Every year, as I read the Bible through, I come to Luke 20 and see a well known passage that is, I believe, incredibly misunderstood, or at least not understood to its fullest extent. The passage in question is Luke … Continue reading

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What Is Racism?

Racism is a major topic in the United States today. Since the campaigns for president in 2016, thousands of people have spoken about racism and people have issued charges of racism against others. It is time for EVERYONE to step … Continue reading

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The Election Is Over. Now What?

The world got up on Wednesday, November 9 to a shocking development. Donald Trump won the election for the President of the United States. Two continuous themes from the media was, “How did this happen?” and “We didn’t see this coming.” … Continue reading

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What Happened?

What happened in our country? I often ask the question, “Because it is so increasingly rare, why is it called ‘Common Sense?’” I know I am older than others and not as old as some, but in my life, I … Continue reading

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Will God Fix This?

The New York Daily News raised eyebrows and the ire of many when it ran a headline after the shooting massacre in San Bernadino that read “God Isn’t Fixing This.” In the story, they mocked Republican and Christian leaders for … Continue reading

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What Does the Supreme Court Ruling Mean?

Today, history changed. A group of 5 unelected people changed the definition of marriage as it has been understood and lived out by every culture for several millennia.  Gay marriage has been legalized throughout our country. The long term repercussions … Continue reading

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What Is Guaranteed?

Almost 239 years ago, the United States of America was born. Fifty men signed the Declaration of Independence. That document has had, and continues to have, a profound effect on our country ever since. Lately, in our great country, people have … Continue reading

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Given and Required

The following is a post from a former professor of mine, Dr. Dan Crawford. Dr. Crawford is a fantastic teacher who influenced me a lot, especially my prayer life and teaching on prayer. American Thanksgiving has come and gone. We … Continue reading

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Persecution and the Christian

The stories are compelling. We get reports, stories, and pictures from all over the world of Christians being beaten, killed, kidnapped and beheaded. We cringe. We cry out that is it so unfair, so terrible. Then there is not much … Continue reading

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Have We Taken Another Step Too Far?

Let me be clear from the beginning. I DO NOT agree in any way, shape or form with what Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angels Clippers, is alleged to have said. If the tape released by the website … Continue reading

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