I’m in the office working on final message prep for Sunday and thought of a passage from my 2012 book titled PICKING A PRESIDENT OR ANY OTHER ELECTED OFFICIAL. The message has NOTHING to do with politics but the following story about the Great Wall of China will make a good illustration for the second … More Can a Wall Protect an Immoral Nation?
Weekend Reading The following is an excerpt from a portion of chapter 15 from my 2012 book, Picking a President or Any Other Elected Official. I am working on a revision for my new publisher (a Zondervan affiliate). If you would, please keep me in your prayers. Also, if you have a good idea for … More Anger Does Not Give Birth to Wisdom
I’m working on a post that I don’t want to write but feel compelled to because of the political chaos in the current Presidential election campaign. The tentative title is Ten Biblical Reasons Not to Support Donald Trump for President. Here’s the first point: Donald Trump Feeds Anger to Angry People. “The anger of men does … More Controversy Coming
Tuesday is for Political Engagement The following is an excerpt from chapter 5 of my 2012 book, Picking a President: Or Any Other Elected Official. We are working with Thomas Nelson/Zondervan on bringing out a second and fully revised edition (projected April 2016). I would appreciate your prayers that all goes well and that the … More The Right to Vote is a Responsibility to Vote
Sunday Musings Election season is heating up. Candidates are all over the news. Both of the leading candidates of the two major parties appear to be cartoon characters. Neither seems trustworthy and the nation wonders what is going on with the polls. Today, as I thought about it, it all reminded me of the book … More Who are You Going to Vote for?
Tuesday is for Thinking I’m generally a positive and hopeful person, except when it comes to politics. Then I become a cynic. The political season is tuning up its machinery to once again pull the wool over the eyes of America. Both the major political parties are well oiled machines at saying one thing and … More How Many Political Candidates Would Pass these Standards?
This Sunday celebrates life with Sanctity of Life Sunday. In honor of all those who have been impacted by abortion I offer this excerpt from my book, Picking a President: Or Any other Elected Official. Proverbs 24 11 Rescue those who are being taken away to death; . hold back those who are … More Is Abortion that Important?
Two years ago Picking a President: Or Any other Elected Official was released. Still thankful for the work of Phil Gioja in putting together the book trailer. If you are looking for a . . . a devotional commentary on the book of Proverbs a study on leadership from Proverbs a help in thinking about … More Two Year Anniversary of My Last Book (But hopefully not my last)
“I always liked the statement by William F. Buckley, ‘I’d rather be goverened by the first hundred names in the telephone directory than a hundred faculty from Harvard.’ In other words, the common person has better common sense than the faculty of Harvard.” My youngest daughter would love this quote. She is a good “common … More Overheard Wisdom
Its official. The Kindle price on my book Picking a President: Or Any Other Elected Official has dropped by half from $3.99 to $1.99. I have wanted to do this for sometime and finally got through to the publisher with a way to do it. Take advantage now. If you already purchased a paperback version, this is … More Price Drop on “Picking a President”