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Christians don’t fit in a political party, but they do fit with political issues

An article resurfaced recently voicing the popular argument that Christians don’t fit in a two-party system. Proponents of this argument say that the Church should not tie itself to one political party because Christianity does not agree with the complete platform of either party. They also claim that when the Church affiliates itself with a...

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Capitol Hill Baptist Church sues D.C. mayor for discriminatory COVID regulations

Capitol Hill Baptist Church is suing Washington D.C.’s Mayor Muriel Bowser for unfairly applying a 100-person limit on outside gatherings.   Bowser’s policy restricts outside church gatherings to 100 people, even with suggested social distancing standards. However, mass protests of tens of thousands, without proper social distancing standards, are not only acceptable but worthy of...

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1776 Trumps 1619

This week Donald Trump gave a speech that should make patriotic Americans jump for joy. Trump, with a somber, but strong tone, denounced the Marxist philosophy of Critical Race Theory and announced that this propaganda would no longer be perpetuated in government workplaces.   However even that pales in comparison to his announcement that his...

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The Time is Now

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Friday due to her battle with cancer. In the days ahead, we must pray for her family, our President, and our nation. It is in no way an overstatement to say this is one of the most pivotal moments for our country in the last fifty...

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The No Fun League

The National Football League earned the moniker “the No Fun League” for penalizing touchdown celebrations. Players and fans were angry over the league’s outlawing of one of their favorite elements of the game. Despite the league’s public image as a curmudgeon telling kids to stop having fun, fans never stopped watching. The NFL’s success over...

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Hillary Clinton’s Alternate Universe

Hillary Clinton has a tense relationship with reality as evidenced by her certainty that she would waltz to the White House with a landslide victory in 2016. Her tweet this week about the 2020 election shows this relationship has not improved.   Eight weeks from today we have the opportunity to choose democracy over creeping...

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Trevor Noah Accuses Trump of Covid-19 Panic, Being A “Cheerleader” Instead of “Coach”

Since the Bob Woodward recording of Trump’s comments about Covid-19 liberals have been frothing at the mouth while lobbing accusations at the President. This is evidently the latest in Trump’s nefarious plots to commit genocide,which is the only logical explanation. One such accusation that caught my attention was found in the Los Angeles Times article...

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We Need More C.S. Lewises 

“Something was crawling. Worse still, something was coming out. Edmund or Lucy or you would have recognized it at once, but Eustace had read none of the right books. The thing that came out of the cave was something he had never even imagined…”   C.S. Lewis is one of the most popular Christian writers...

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The God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Ravi

“Abraham breathed his last and died in a ripe old age, an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.” Genesis 25:9   In a world filled with turmoil, we barely had time to mourn the passing of the great Ravi Zacharias, or as most of us called him, Ravi....

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What it Means to Obey Romans 13 in America

“Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God. Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves.” Romans 13:1-2.    In a Covid-19 world you...

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