The Silent Church

"Whoever is not with Me is against Me, and whoever does not gather with Me scatters." - Jesus Christ Christendom in America really "has it made in the shade." Federal 501(c)(3) status means exemption from income and property tax. The average pastor with a flock of more than 2,000 people earns $147,000. With an estimated 1,300 Protestant … Continue reading The Silent Church

The Kingdom

Before the universe(s) existed, the Kingdom of Heaven had been a thriving civilization. We know this because the Bible says that when God created the Earth, He had an audience: "Where were you when I laid the foundation of the Earth? Tell me, if you have understanding. Who determined its measurements—surely you know! Or who … Continue reading The Kingdom

Symbols, Anthems and Idols

After days of serious thought, I've concluded that it's time to address the Kaepernick issue... I address this very frank and sincere blog entry to the American Christian community, to whom the Words of Christ: "Love thy neighbor as thyself" is more than just a proverb. For those of you living under a rock, Colin … Continue reading Symbols, Anthems and Idols

The End of Guilt (Part 1)

Guilt is used throughout our society as a source of motivation and a method of control. Describing himself as "the law and order Candidate," Trump said in his campaign "We must maintain law and order at the highest level or we will cease to have a country, 100 percent." As Americans we pride ourselves on … Continue reading The End of Guilt (Part 1)

U.S. HealthCarelessness

Only five percent of the United States (U.S.) population is uninsured (thanks in part to the Affordable Care Act (ACA, i.e. Obamacare). So what's the big deal?!? No big deal at all...unless you're uninsured and have to swallow basic medical, dental and eye care costs (not to mention unforeseen emergencies) out of pocket--or, having insurance, … Continue reading U.S. HealthCarelessness

The Two Evils

Well, it's time to address the problems of our American two-party system. Anyone who believes that Democrats are superior to Republicans OR that Republicans are better than Democrats OR that God would side with either party is deluded. Despite the propaganda that saturates the airwaves, any serious examination of the American two-party system would compel … Continue reading The Two Evils

Trump So Far (Part 4)

This is a continuation of a series begun in Part 1 and continued in Part 2 and Part 3 in which I am reviewing Trump's actions since he won the Presidential election and up to the day of his Inauguration. Six. According to Robert Reich, Trump has used a cadre of seven techniques to control the press/news … Continue reading Trump So Far (Part 4)

Trump So Far (Part 3)

This is a continuation of a series begun in Part 1 and continued in Part 2 in which I am reviewing Trump's actions since he won the Presidential election and up to the day of his Inauguration. Four. Trump has declined to receive the President's Daily Brief (PDB) which is prepared everyday for the President of … Continue reading Trump So Far (Part 3)

Trump So Far (Part 2)

This is a continuation of a series begun in Part 1 in which I am reviewing Trump's actions since he won the Presidential election and up to the day of his Inauguration. Three. Trump has handed the U.S. Treasury and Commerce departments over to men with DEEP ties to Wall Street. Wall Street. You know...the … Continue reading Trump So Far (Part 2)

Trump So Far (Part 1)

It may have become apparent (at least to my peers on Facebook) that I have serious misgivings on Trump's Presidency. I watched the entire Inauguration, and listened intently to what I believe to be an excellent Inaugural Address in which many things were said that I wholeheartedly agree with. So, what's my problem with Trump? … Continue reading Trump So Far (Part 1)