Category Archives: News

Not Guilty

Well, the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial was reached and read and reacted to on Saturday evening, July 13, 2013. Mr. Zimmerman was found “not-guilty.” I have my own thoughts about the verdict and the guilt or innocence of … Continue reading

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What They Did Not Talk About

I received the following email from I thought it was interesting enough to share with you. _______________________________ Dear friend, Are you still talking about last night’s lively debate? The candidates tackled some important issues, including jobs, immigration, energy, and … Continue reading

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The Greatest Injustice at this Time

People are hurting today like never before in my lifetime. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate at the end of May was 8.2%. The underemployment rate is 18%. This past April the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) … Continue reading

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President Obama and Same-Sex Marriage

(Please understand before you read that these are my first reactions to today’s announcement. I am convinced this issue will be a defining moment for the church in the West and should be carefully considered. Also, as I dialogue with … Continue reading

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A Follow Up on Trayvon Martin

More “facts” are coming out about the Trayvon Martin case and Trayvon Martin himself. It amazes me how many people who questioned the first reports given by the media because the media cannot be trusted have all of the sudden … Continue reading

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When a System Demands Our Allegiance Away from Christ

I read this article this morning on and thought it was interesting. I would be very interested in what you think. _______________________________________________ When I am faced with dishonesty and fraud on a systemic scale, I ask my questions of … Continue reading

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Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani

Iranian pastor, Youcef Nadarkhani, has been sentenced to death for converting to Christianity. Pastor Nadarkhani has been in prison since October of 2009. But recent reports say the order for his execution have been finalized. This is in spite of … Continue reading

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Jobs For Life

In October of 2010 I had the privilege of attending the Christian Community Development Association conference in Indianopolis, IN. One of the workshops I attended at the conference was hosted by a ministry called Jobs for Life. During that workshop … Continue reading

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Bass Reeves

Have you ever heard of Bass Reeves?  He was stationed out of Fort Smith under Judge Isaac Parker (the “hanging judge”), as a Deputy U.S. Marshal, in the Indian Territory of Oklahoma in the late 1800s. Some have argued that … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking & the Super Bowl

Here are some follow-up links from my blog about human trafficking. They are about human trafficking at the Super Bowl, and in my own town of Nashville, TN. Super Bowl Sweep Nets Human Trafficking Cases Indiana Passes Human Trafficking Law … Continue reading

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