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The Struggle for Liberty

If you believe in something, you will do your best to see it succeed.   On July 4, 1776, our forefathers were ignited by a love of their homeland and freeing it from the tyrannical rule of Great Britain. This patriotism is what prompted 56 delegates of the thirteen American colonies to mutually “pledge to...

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Gender and Sex: Two things Christians do not need to reinvent.

One of the most mysterious ways God reveals his beauty is the creation of the two genders.   When God created mankind, he made them in his image, and he made two genders. Genesis 1:28 says “in the image of God he created him, male and female he created them.” He gave them different roles...

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Christ Holds the Cure for Racism, Not Rioters or Politicians

The problem of racism has dominated national discussion more than almost any other issue over the last several months.   Whether it is Black Lives Matter protests demanding justice after a (allegedly) racially motivated police killing of a black citizen, or the media twisting the words of President Trump to make him seem like a...

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The Pac-12 and Big 10 Shutdowns: 2020 Decision-Making in a Nutshell

On August 12, PAC-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and Big 10 Commissioner Kevin Warren postponed all fall sports to the spring season.   This is in the wake of new findings regarding myocarditis, which is the inflammation of the heart muscle that often follows a viral infection like COVID-19 and can lead to death in rare...

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Our Nation’s History is Under Attack

Radical, left-wing protesters have gained political prominence by committing large-scale acts of violence in the months following George Floyd’s death on May 25.   Because of their outrage over police brutality and racial injustice, they have tried to solve society’s problems by destroying any symbols of racism, white supremacy or bigotry in America’s past.  ...

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Waging War for the Countless Unnamed Victims of Sex Trafficking

On July 2, Ghisaline Maxwell, an accomplice to Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested at one of her lavish estates in Bradford, New Hampshire.   Maxwell facilitated heinous crimes against underaged women as far back as 1994 for Epstein. The British socialite reportedly assisted Epstein in grooming girls as young as 14 years old for prostitution and...

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Finding Joy In Our Limitations

They are the three words that perhaps reveal our human limitations the best: I don’t know.   Since creation, mankind has been confronted with their inability to know everything. God made it clear to Adam and Eve that they were not omniscient by placing the tree of the knowledge of good and evil in the...

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A Prayer for Our Nation and for the Courage of the Church

Heavenly Father,   We come before you on this National Day of Prayer hungry for You and for Your presence. You are a gracious God, slow to anger and abounding in love. You are faithful to fulfill Your promises to Your people, and You have never left them nor forsaken them. We praise You for...

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Democrats and the Media Ignore the Women They Claim to Fight for

Women should never have to suffer sexual harassment. It is one of the most humiliating and devastating acts that could be committed against anyone, and many politicians (Republican and Democrat) have preyed on unsuspecting women over the years. Unfortunately, the stories of many women who have been sexually assaulted get drowned out by indifference.  ...

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Governor Northam signs 49 bills into law including one that makes abortions more available

Everyone wants life to go back to normal. Everyone wants to hug friends without worrying they will spread a deadly virus, to go support their favorite local restaurants and to go for walks on the beach or in a park without fear of being arrested.   Life amidst the COVID-19 quarantine has given us time...

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