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    I Believe

    I Believe

    Truth be told, I think the world is billions of years old, but I have no doubt God created it. I believe the same word that many interpret as “days” in Genesis can also honestly be interpreted as “phases,” which I do, i.e. a day at the beginning was not a day as we know it now. But I don’t doubt there were six phases | Read More »

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    The Third Day: Easter 2013

    The Third Day: Easter 2013

    But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel. And as they | Read More »

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    You Will Be Made to Care

    You Will Be Made to Care

    Much has been said about this post, including a good bit of heat toward me for putting on the front.There is much that could be said. I disagree with a lot of the theology.In particular, I disagree with this: Is Homosexuality a Sin? I. Do. Not. Care. Luke 10 tells the story of a legal expert who queried Jesus about what was required to inherit | Read More »

    Christ in a Karmic Age

    Christ in a Karmic Age

    “Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself.” – Confucius Every religion and philosophy has a version of the Golden Rule. Until Christ showed up on the scene two thousand years ago, the rule was almost always expressed in the negative — do not do to others what you do not want them to do to you. It is, if you will | Read More »

    1,980 Years Ago Today: Good Friday

    1,980 Years Ago Today: Good Friday

    And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots.  And sitting down they watched him there;  And set up over his head his accusation written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS. Now from the sixth hour there | Read More »

    Christians Side With Mammon. Mammon Sided with Barabbas.

    Christians Side With Mammon.  Mammon Sided with Barabbas.

    No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon. Matthew 6:24 1,980 years ago tomorrow, the world put God on trial. When offered a choice, the world surrendered up God to be tortured, crucified, and killed and asked that | Read More »

    The Silver Lining

    There are many, many people denying that gay marriage and religious freedom are incompatible. Many of those who deny it are, in fact, hostile to religious freedom to begin with or, when the fight becomes more clear, will be against the church. That is a silver lining in the gay marriage fight. Many pastors in America who long ago decided they didn’t want the state | Read More »

    ‘Gay Marriage’ and Religious Freedom Are Not Compatible

    The kids these days on the right are full of a great libertarian notion that “hey, let’s just get the government out of marriage.” “Rock on,” say other libertarians. They then all smugly self-congratulate themselves, pat themselves on the back, and move on to other issues. What they ignore is that the left will never take marriage out of the hands of the government. The | Read More »

    Yes I Still Support Mark Sanford

    Yes I Still Support Mark Sanford

    I have no hesitation in continuing to support Mark Sanford. I recognize that there is greater risk in supporting Sanford. He is far more easily attacked in the general than Bostic, his rival in the runoff. He is far less able to attack his eventual Democratic opponent. But there is far more reward with Mark Sanford and it is a risk I am willing to | Read More »

    The Most Important Week in Human History

    The Most Important Week in Human History

    There are many candidates for most important day and most important week in human history. This week we remember what is arguably the very top of the top of the list. As secularism increases in the western world, more and more are dismissive of the reality of Jesus Christ. Consequently, they may choose to dismiss the importance of this week. That’s narrow minded Christophobic thinking | Read More »

    Senate Republicans Willfully and Knowingly Lie to Their Constituents

    Last night, having noted the list of Republicans in the Senate who voted to fund Obamacare in yesterday’s Morning Briefing, I went through a series of emails from readers. Readers from Texas, Kentucky, Utah, South Dakota, and Georgia all had the same story. They’d called the offices of Senators Chambliss, Cornyn, Hatch, Thune, McConnell, and Isakson to object to those senators funding Obamacare. They were | Read More »

    Mitch McConnell Votes to Fund Obamacare

    Mitch McConnell Votes to Fund Obamacare

    Hey, remember that awesome CPAC speech by Mitch McConnell? The one where Mitch McConnell said — and I quote — “Obamacare should be repealed root and branch. And we’re not backing down from this fight.” And the same speech where Mitch McConnell also said, “This law is a disaster, and anybody who thinks we’ve moved beyond it is dead wrong.” Well, as I told you, | Read More »

    March for Marriage on March 26, 2013

    The National Organization for Marriage is organizing a march on Washington, DC on March 26, 2013 in support of marriage — actual marriage, not what the left is advocating for. They need your help too. You can give a contribution to support the March for Marriage by going here. If you are wondering why suddenly you are hearing so much in the media about gay | Read More »

    The Republicans Who Want to Raise Your Taxes

    Remember 66 Canal Center Plaza?In November of last year I documented how much of the Romney Campaign’s third party operations were run out of 66 Canal Center Plaza.Suite 555 of Canal Center Plaza houses Black Rock Group, Crossroads Media, WWP Strategies, TargetPoint Consulting, and Americans for Job Security.A number of these groups either directly helped the Romney campaign or worked with the outside groups who | Read More »

    Using Dead Bodies For Political Points

    Obama starts the year by demagoguing Newtown and gun crime to an insane length. You have ‘they deserve a vote.’ You have all the talk about the need to get serious about guns. All of that.Then next, you have all the quiet talk about how the President doesn’t really need an assault weapons ban in the gun bill. You have mouthpiece of the Democratic National | Read More »