Being joyful and miserable, possible?

When we are sick, from an illness or disease, it is difficult to stay upbeat. I want to refrain from using the word 'positive' because that is not a condition of the heart. Being positive is a way of thinking, not a way of feeling. I will caveat that by repeating the old adage, 'as …

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I can’t stay quiet, we need leadership NOW

It is time for our leaders to rise up.  It is time for men to rise up and take the reigns of fear and smash them against the walls of lies.  To pull out their swords of fortitude, mercy, and justice and take to the streets, to the digital airwaves, and to take over major …

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It’s okay to dislike and not agree with others

There is a misnomer going around in our culture that if you and I do not agree on the same moral standards, laws, structure of government, which part of the sidewalk we should walk on, or whether pumpkin spice lattes should be made available all year or just seasonally then one of us should compromise …

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Doing enough…

Then He will say to those on His left, ‘Depart from Me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry and you gave Me nothing to eat, I was thirsty and you gave Me nothing to drink, I was a stranger and you did not take …

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The isolation of Christianity…

My coworkers, most family, and people who don't know me intimately might be surprised to find that I struggle greatly with the Christian faith. I am not drawn to something else as much as it is a questioning of the worldview that forms our belief structure. I don't always struggle with my faith, but here …

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Hate in America, please stop it

Hate in the heartland: America is stumbling towards disaster one virulent tweet at a time — RT Op-ed https://www.rt.com/op-ed/449734-hate-us-divide-maga/ I don't normally reference other writings on my blog. This article above is well written and the key take aways are this: 1. Seek dialogue over violence. We can disagree with wanting the other person to …

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40 week abortion, social justice and the gospel of Jesus Christ…

Straight to the point.  My wife told me when I walked in the door about New York State's legislature and governor signing into law the murder of babies. (Two counter-point articles to what I am writing can be found here and here)  You know where I stand by how I worded that.  Aborting a baby …

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