Archive by category Politics

Jesus Didn’t Vote—But You Should!

Jesus Didn’t Vote—But You Should!

Think back to First Century Jerusalem. There Jesus is, surrounded by a mob of Pharisees, Sadducees and disciples. The question is, “Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?” Jesus takes a look around, seeing in the audience a mix of the faithful and the faint-at-heart, discerning the trap while simultaneously allowing the wisdom of God to […]

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Maybe the Silent Majority Does Stand with Trump?

Maybe the Silent Majority Does Stand with Trump?

Donald J. Trump announced his candidacy for President of the United States on June 16, 2015. If I’m honest, I thought it was a publicity stunt that would be short lived. I mean, I loved the Donald on “The Apprentice”—the dramatic board room scenes, the teflon Don telling would-be apprentices: “You’re Fired” and all those facial […]

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A New Perspective on Cyrus—Respect!

A New Perspective on Cyrus—Respect!

  The citizens of the United States of America have spent the last eight years observing the overt rejection of the decision to elect Barack Hussain Obama to the office of President of the United States (POTUS). Many sat idly as disrespectful commentary by national news reporters called the President by his first name, participated […]

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Why I Rejoiced When The Flag Came Down!

Why I Rejoiced When The Flag Came Down!

The South Carolina decision to remove the Confederate Flag from the State House was an important and timely decision. It was right to do in memory of Pastor Clementa Pinckney and his denomination’s struggle against racism. It was right to do because of the insensitivity it would have shown to the families of the other […]

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Summer Riots Are Coming…Unless! Part I

Summer Riots Are Coming…Unless! Part I

This past Memorial Day weekend marked a historic uptick in violence in many US cities. Three cities seem to symbolize our national woes the most – Baltimore, Chicago, and Ferguson. In Baltimore 9 people were killed and 29 shot. Chicago marked 12 killed and 44 wounded. The police in Baltimore and the other cities seem […]

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Supreme Court Declared War on the Church!

Supreme Court Declared War on the Church!

I am disappointed with the Supreme Court’s decision to change the definition of the institution of marriage for the entire United States. A major aspect of my disappointment is that the court did not let the people decide at the state level. Instead, the Supreme Court has imposed its decision about this issue on the entire nation, […]

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Lecrae Confesses Past Abortion; Opens Dialogue on Abortion in Urban Communities

Lecrae Confesses Past Abortion; Opens Dialogue on Abortion in Urban Communities

GRAMMY-winning rapper Lecrae continues to push boundaries and open dialogue. Recently Lecrae participated in a 30-minute conversation with preacher/author, John Piper and John Ensor, President of the pregnancy help ministry, PassionLife. During the conversation, Lecrae recounted his personal experience as a young Christian struggling to find his way when his girlfriend at the time became pregnant. […]

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The State of Marriage After 6-26-2013

The State of Marriage After 6-26-2013

Much has been spoken and written about the U.S. Supreme Court marriage decisions in the hours since they were revealed. Here are four thoughts to clarify the state of marriage after the rulings: 1. The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Died A Moral Death. In United States v. Windsor (the DOMA case), Justice Kennedy, writing […]

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Joshua Dubois steps down as President Obama’s Director of Faith-Based Partnerships

Joshua Dubois steps down as President Obama’s Director of Faith-Based Partnerships

Besides Michelle Obama, there has been another person who has been there to encourage President Obama since the beginning of his presidency in 2009: Joshua Dubois. The Nashville, TN native recently resigned as  Special Assistant to President Obama and Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Aside from the long […]

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