Category Archives: Electoral power of evangelicals

O WOULD SOME POWER THE GIFTIE GIE US TO SEE OURSELVES AS OTHERS SEE US.

Robert Burns, (1759 – 1796) Poem “To a Louse” – verse 8.  Something or someone to help us realize what we doing—how it affects others.  Staggering out of bed in the morning, I’m pleased with my early rising.  But waking her … Continue reading

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NO ONE TO INTERVENE

Johnny continually harasses Billy on the school playground.  Smaller, unable to defend himself, Billy becomes discouraged, loses interest in school, and considers running away or even suicide.  Bullying now stirs national concern in America.  Teachers and parents mobilize to intervene, … Continue reading

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AMERICAN EVANGELICALS AWAKE!

Many are awake, alive and eager to give their time and money and lives in causes close to home and around the world.  The history of international efforts by them includes development of universities like the American University in Beirut, … Continue reading

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IF WE’D ONLY REALIZED THEN WHAT WE KNOW NOW

We might have taken a different path.  Life is lived in prospect, but only understood in retrospect (Kierkegaard.)  We all come to forks in the trail, and sometimes choose the wrong one not understanding where it will lead.  Trying to … Continue reading

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WHY SHOULD WE AMERICANS CARE?

Because Syria brutalizes its own people. Israel and Iran stare at each other down the barrel of a gun?  They could unleash the dogs of war and drag us into the fight. Because we care about the security of Israel.  We … Continue reading

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