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Our Return to Egypt?

Many years ago, I read a Sermon by Joseph Franks entitled “IT WAS EASIER FOR ISREAL TO ESCAPE EGYPT THAN IT WAS FOR EGYPT TO ESCAPE ISREAL” The point of the article was that it oftentimes is easier to escape physical oppression and yes even slavery—the Israelites were slaves of Pharaoh’s—than it is to escape […]

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Corruption Revisited

“Must I put up with fraudulent measure, or the administration of the short weight bushel? Must I hold the man honest who measures with false scales and a bag of faked weights?” Micah: 10-11. In the Old Testament, the word corrupt is used as both an adjective and a verb. It can mean causing to […]

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WE ARE “The Man in the Ring”

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who […]

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Unification? Not on their Terms

“The pre-eminent issue for our country at this time is healing and coming together.” So said the Catholic Bishop of San Diego Robert McElroy. President Biden expressed similar views in his Inaugural Address when a talked about the need for unity. I couldn’t disagree more. Without an agreement regarding values and the philosophical and theological […]

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Justice and Mercy

One of the mentors in my life who 20 years after his death still has a great influence on my thinking was my organic and biochemistry professor Dr. Howard Curry. After my 1st course in organic chemistry, I was 1/600th of a point away from an A-. He gave me a B+. I went to […]

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“Idaho Ranks 48th in Mental Illness” Why?

Sometimes I have to sit back and try to understand why good Christians only seem to be good on Sundays at church when I hear about the protest for a new rescue mission at the old Salvation Army center in Boise. We know there is a homeless problem in our state capital and we know […]

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We Win!

To the surprise of those on the left, even as President Trump is being impeached for the second time, he very much can control the future of his movement and the legacy of his Presidency. He along with all of us should take a deep breath and look for opportunity where for the last 8 […]

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Lest we Forget

The common bond that has held Americans together of all races and Nationalities since the landing of the Mayflower has been our common faith in God. The rules that govern our civil and personal relationships and interactions are grounded in concepts of the NATURAL LAW whose principles date back to the Bible through Calvary, Augustine, […]

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Fake News is the ‘Second Team’

Thanks to our great President Donald Trump the “fake news” has been exposed for being the scandalmongers and pamphleteers that they really are. Since the beginning of our country the press has looked upon the freedom they enjoy under the 1st Amendment as a license to instigate and advocate partisan positions. This is exactly the […]

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A Toast to Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has condemned racism, white supremacy, bigotry, sexism, “and all and any forms of hatred” more than any other President in history. And anyone who desires can prove it. Like Abraham Lincoln and unlike most modern day politicians President Trump renounced all forms of hatred before he ever entered into politics. Unlike Lincoln, […]

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Where to Begin a Discussion

Make no mistake about it the people rioting, looting, killing in our streets are supported by those in the progressive liberal Democratic movement including local mayors and DA’s. Nobody in the streets, including white snowflake country club millennial women confronting and shouting at policeman who are sworn to support the laws of our country and […]

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Not Woke

Here’s what Black Lives Matter explicitly says about itself on its own website: “We do the work required to dismantle cisgender privilege. We build a space that is free from sexism, misogyny, and environments in which men are centered. We dismantle patriarchal practice, we disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure, we foster a queer-affirming network […]