Perfect? No. Flawed? Like all of us. But my vote in 2016 was an investment in a better & stronger America. In short, I voted for ideas, not a man. I voted for an attitude of love for America I hadn't seen since Ronald Reagan. And Donald Trump had me at the escalator ride. I … Continue reading Why I Voted For Donald Trump in 2016…and Why I Will Again in 2020!
There was a time when America looked to its houses of worship and preachers of righteousness for guidance. Today too many Christian leaders will not speak with a moral voice to political issues, condemn corrupt leaders, or endorse political candidates who espouse our values. Our government has intimidated them into silence, denying our citizens a … Continue reading Protecting Our Liberty & Inalienable Rights: Part III
When it comes to fairness and ethics in the 21st century, people have different ideas about what is right and moral. This disagreement–or difference in the application of morality–is the foundation, I believe, for engaging in the serious discussion of fiscal policy and the divide between government and Middle America. In our post-modern world, where … Continue reading Taxes, Budgets, & Free Markets: The Bible Speaks
There is an old adage that says, “Great leaders are born, not made.” While this may be a famous saying, in a cursory survey of the adage on Google, I found almost universally that no one with any experience in training leaders believes it. It is apparent that Jesus—messiah, servant, prophet, and sage from Nazareth—did … Continue reading Law Enforcement Leadership: Lessons from Jesus
Christians need to pick their battles. In part one of this series I mentioned minutia, and how we shouldn't get caught up in it. Where did Cain get his wife? Why are there differences in Bible versions? How come Christians are such hypocrites? Or other trivialities. Critics of the faith will find something to dispute, no … Continue reading Defending YOUR faith: Why It’s Important–Part II