Freedom & American Exceptionalism: Part I

In his Inaugural Address the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan, affirmed his belief that America was exceptional, special and unique among nations. America’s long-standing success and liberty was perceived by nations around the world as a miracle of history. That miracle, Reagan believed, was the spirit found in individual Americans, and … Continue reading Freedom & American Exceptionalism: Part I

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Teaching the Bible: It’s About the Relationship-Part II

Strong relationships rely on good communication. I need to communicate in a way that is conducive to learning. With adults in particular, the old classroom setting with the authoritarian teacher demanding attention, that they learned to loathe when they were children, must be abandoned. These are God’s students; I am merely the messenger. These students … Continue reading Teaching the Bible: It’s About the Relationship-Part II

Even in Tragedy, Support the 2nd Amendment

Evil will rear its ugly head and use whatever device is available, whether it’s a gun, automobile, knife, or bomb. We seem to be unwilling, as a society, to admit that evil will occur regardless of the availability of firearms and we should have the right to defend ourselves from it. Removing the device does … Continue reading Even in Tragedy, Support the 2nd Amendment

Why the 2nd Amendment is Still Important

Exercise Your Right “The police cannot be everywhere at once.” That statement would seem common sense to most people. In fact, if you do a cursory internet search of that sentence, you will find that it is an admitted truth from the President of the United States to the local police chief. You will find … Continue reading Why the 2nd Amendment is Still Important

America Should Agree with President Trump on Immigration

America is what President Ronald Reagan called the "shining city on the hill." The Statue of Liberty welcomes immigrants to the "golden door." I get it. President Trump gets it. Most Americans gets it. My grandfather was an immigrant. President Trump had family who were immigrants. Immigrants have thrived in America. But there is an … Continue reading America Should Agree with President Trump on Immigration