Tag: Donald Trump

What I learned from Don Lemon

“It’s not the same when we do it” On modern American race relations, I have come to realize I have been too innocent, linear and naïve.  I always thought it was a straightforward reality: never judge an individual and certainly never discriminate against an individual based on their broader associations – race, religion, ethnic group,..

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Donald Trump and the Pharisees Again

We need a Pharisee Purge, in the church, and the public square Picture a man—let’s call him Jeff—who toils, cleaning up after the abortion industry, clearing away its human carnage.  Jeff makes a fortune quietly disposing of babies, or selling their parts. His human resources department profiles employees who can sweep up arms, legs, and..

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It Takes More than the Sinner’s Prayer

There’s a little known encounter that took place shortly after Hernando Cortés’ band of soldiers gained victory over the Aztecs in 1519. After subduing Tenochtitlan, the native people began preparing for the festival of Toxcatl, in honor of their harvest god, Tezcatlipoca. When Cortés’ lieutenant, Pedro de Alvarado learned that this festival would climax in..

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Seven Rules For Christian Battle

The Idiot’s Guide to Political Battle Planning My people are generally conservatives, church-goers, traditionalists and home-schoolers, the sort of people who fear God and fold their underwear neatly — which means they are usually idiots on the political battle field. There are different standards, my gentle Christian friends, for warfare, courtrooms, and political elections.  You..

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Eating and Drinking the White House

Al Mohler attaches more holiness to the presidency than he does to the Lord’s Table Hey, isn’t it great that Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is getting so much time on MSNBC these days?  I imagine he’s really winning some hearts for Christ there among the Rachel Maddow fans and the people who miss..

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Pray, but Take the Helm

This election is different from all others in that apparently God really is in control. I mean there’s no doubt about it this time. Even my free will friends, after a difficult, heated discussion about our election choices, put a hand on my shoulder and say, “don’t worry about this; God is still on his..

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We Need More Amateurs

The most effective response to terror on 9-11 came from the regular folk, the “let’s roll” citizens of flight 93. To get America back, we need less faith in the professionals. In the summer of 1769 the town of Boxford, Massachusetts was on edge. Jonathan Ames’ pretty young wife, Ruth, had taken ill, and when Mrs…

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