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
Saturday Musings The following is excerpted from the book Picking a President: Or Any Other Elected Official (2012). I’m reediting the book for a new release and this portion from chapter 28 seemed relevant for where our nation is at. When a land transgresses, it has many rulers, but with a man of understanding and … More Stalling the Judgment of God
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?
Weekend Links (to return) By popular demand, Weekend Links will be back on Friday evening. It is humbling to know how many of you reading the BLOG have benefited and desire to see them reappear. Weekend Links represent some of the best of my reading across the week. They ususally include: Links broken down in … More Coming Back by Popular Demand: Weekend Links
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?
Wednesday is for Prayer Christianity, the expression of faith by those who call themselves followers of Christ, whether they be Catholic, Protestant, Independent, Orthodox, Coptic, has made more change for good in the world than any other religious group in the world. This is not to say other groups with religious or no religious affiliation, have … More No “Wonderful Life” without Christianity
Wednesday is for Prayer The election is over. Now we find out what the men and women elected will actually do. Will they keep their promises, follow through on their objectives or was it all just rhetoric? We will find out. The following is from Kairos Journal and reflects the kind of character and conviction … More He’s Not a Black Hero: He’s a Hero and He’s Black
Thursday is for Thinking Here’s another offering from Kairos Journal worth thinking about. The only thing I have added are either in brackets or underlined for emphasis. Christians need to raise their level of thinking on all things political and Stott’s book Human Rights and Human Wrongs: Major Issues for a New Century is a great place … More “Was Jesus Political?”
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