There’s a reason I warned back in 2009, “You’re experimenting with kids’ lives!” The experiment has not gone well.
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After this week's column it would be wise for Bill to employ a food taster at Capitol Hill receptions and D.C. dinner parties. Why? It is quite simple – he has told the truth to the progressive elites, and they often react viscerally and violently to such effrontery.
Further, extremists on both sides of the socio-cultural divide are ready with ideological torch in hand to ignite the old prejudices and conflicts that once set the nation itself ablaze. One of the firebrands presently generating heat is critical race theory.
It was the same back in Jesus’ day. His enemies didn’t have Twitter or other social media vehicles to instantly demonize a person so they had to do it the old fashioned way.
For me, and for millions of Christians, being an American is a divinely bestowed blessing. Being born an American is like being born on third base in the great scheme of things and being proud of it is like being born on third base and thinking you hit a triple. No, we among all humanity, are the most fortunate of people, to have been, in the providence of God, born “American.”
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Older women are using Snapchat’s feature to create filtered images of themselves for social media. It’s amazing how many years can be erased with this free app filter. But this is self-objectifying, and we are becoming our own idol to worship. A filtered image isn’t who we are.
Presuming we get on the other side of COVID by the end of this year, the picture for churches in America is mostly clear. Of course, none of us can know the future with certainty, and another COVID spike could change the conversation dramatically.
This whole episode demonstrates a shameful abuse of a government agency in the name of ideology, and just shows why a growing number of Americans have no trust in our country’s largest public and private institutions.
The video had plenty of blame and self-denigration. It was incredibly hard for me to believe this was the organization that I once served, for years, as a chapter Board member. I don’t even recognize Bethany anymore.
Abuse can be physical, verbal, mental, emotional, financial, sexual and even spiritual. The verbal power we have is monumental — it is truly life or death we are speaking over others.
No matter what cave we may find ourselves trapped in, whether by our own doing or not, when we call out to Jesus He is there to save us. But if He happens to warn you first, it’s probably best to listen.
On Friday, leaders of 136 nations took actions that should send a chill up the spines of their citizens.
Without trust in the Supreme Court, America’s unique and special constitutional system — one that’s historically shone as a beacon of freedom to the world — cannot survive for very long.