Monthly Archives: January 2016

America’s Problem: Powerless People

I have long hesitated to write this particular blog entry because it is a hard message. My conviction about it’s truthfulness, however, grows stronger every day. I’ve noted before that one of the driving forces — maybe the strongest of … Continue reading

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Trump picks up his marbles

When I was a little kid, I liked playing marbles with my friends. We allĀ  disliked players who would get in arguments about this or that petty little thing and we especially disliked those very poor sports who, when things … Continue reading

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Frustration with the Government

If there is one thing most Americans can agree on these days it is that the government is frustrating. We split into factions, however, when are asked the cause of the problem. In my mind, it is clear that the … Continue reading

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Trump: A Baby Who Bullies

Trump has now said he may not show up for the next Republican debate if Megyn Kelly is one of the debate moderators. One wonders how childish Trump can become. What a silly little boy he is. He knows full … Continue reading

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A Flawed Union from the First

In many years of offering pastoral counseling, one thing became very clear to me: Marriages struggle and break up because of issues that were problematic but unresolved before the wedding. A moment’s thought will show why this is so. Problems … Continue reading

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Evangelicals and the Far Right

I must confess to being baffled and disappointed by the so-called “Evangelical” support for Far Right politicians. What should Christians be looking for in a political candidate? First and foremost is character. If we find a candidate to be mean-spirited, … Continue reading

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Palin Wins the Contest

Sarah Palin’s speech endorsing Trump was by far, very, very far, the most amazing string of cliches I’ve ever heard. As usual, she had absolutely nothing to say but even for her, this was a stunning chain of cutisms. (Nice … Continue reading

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