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Jesus and Hanukkah

Today is both Christmas and Hanukkah. We celebrate Christmas to acknowledge that God came to earth in human form. He became a man. Most of us know the birth narrative but you may not know Christ's relationship to Hanukkah. Hanukkah and Christmas have much in common. In fact, Christ celebrated Hanukkah. It was on this [...]

By | December 25th, 2016|Holiday, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The New Potty Party

A Political Party We Can All Use Today’s voting will conclude the longest political battle in recent history. That’s right - if this years political season seemed a bit longer, your perception is right. Election Day in the United States is the day set by law for the general elections of public officials. Election Day [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Government, Humor, Uncategorized|3 Comments

A Comparison of Platforms in 5 Key Areas – Straight From the ‘Horses’ Mouth

Tuesday, November 8, is the day we will choose our next President along with many of the people who represent us in government. Parties and candidates are not direct representatives of God’s will and purposes. Our responsibility as citizens of the Kingdom of Heaven is to bring the expressed will of Heaven to earth in [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Culture, Government, Uncategorized|4 Comments

Faith and Decision

Faith Has God Not A Party Thinking on the firestorm of current political rhetoric I asked which side is God on? I was reminded of when Joshua asked this question in his encounter with the Captain of the LORD’s Host. Joshua was intent on doing the right thing. After all, he was on a mission [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Culture, Faith, Government, Worldview|6 Comments

7 Antidotes to the 7 Reasons 24 Million Christians Didn’t Vote

Overcoming the Reasons To Not Vote It is easy to hang an attitude of self-righteousness on the issues. It is a narrow path between obedience and attack. Are the issues really the issues? That 24 Million Christians, who were registered, chose not to vote in the last election highlights a critical issue for this election [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Culture, Government, Worldview|3 Comments

7 Reasons Why 24 Million Non-Voting Christians Didn’t Vote

An Open Letter To Christians Who Don’t Know Why Their Vote Matters In the last presidential election the winner received over 3 million fewer popular votes than did the loser! That may stun you. Read that again in case you missed it. Not only was the margin between the winner and loser of the election [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Government, Worldview|6 Comments

Navigating the Intersection of Faith and Politics

The intersection of Faith and Politics is turbulent and tough to navigate. What are the issues that drive the turmoil? Does God have political opinions? Why does my vote matter if I don't see a clear choice? Whose side should I be on? What is at stake? These and other questions will be addressed by [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Insights on Faith and the 2016 Campaign

Reading the political landscape is a difficult job for most of us.  As a person of faith you may have great difficulty navigating the terrain. Part of the tension in the political environment is that we have been taught by platitudes from every direction that we should discuss neither politics nor religion. Most certainly, we [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Politics & Faith

Removing the Confusion from the Political Mayhem. The conventions are over. First, Republicans and then Democrats have convened in subsequent week long sessions to vet their party’s candidate and update their ‘platform.’  Now we enter that confusing zone between now and the November election. As a person of faith you may wrestle with how or [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

42 Frustrations With Work And Faith

Living A Seamless Life From Sunday To Monday Is Often Frustrating You may experience a variety of frustrations with your work and faith. It isn’t always obvious that work and faith can go together. Here is a list of 42 frustrations I have heard expressed by people of faith about the tension between their work [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments