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November 26, 2018
Is It Time for America to Move to Compulsory Voting?
I was sort of excited at the reports of larger than normal turnouts at the...
September 20, 2018
When This is Over…
At some point, this is all going to be over. Eventually, this has to end....
August 27, 2018
A Handy Voting Guide for Compassionate Christians
We are quickly approaching that season where churches across the nation will begin handing out...
August 23, 2018
One Nation, In Distress
Displaying an American Flag upside down is a recognized symbol of distress. The U.S. flag...
August 16, 2018
School Choice Vouchers, Private Religious Schools, and the Constitution
The Hoosier State has been at the forefront of the controversial school voucher program. Few...
July 10, 2018
Stop Saying We Are a Christian Nation and Act Like One
I hear it all the time and it never fails to make me cringe--this is...
June 22, 2018
The Coming Civil War
I write this from the cradle of the American Civil War. Just down the road...
June 02, 2018
Here Lies a Broken Christian
Ignorance, they say, is bliss. I never really bought into that old saying, but now...
May 04, 2018
Dear Franklin Graham, Do You Think I’ll Burn in Hell?
Dear Franklin Graham, Do you think I am a Godless heathen? Do you believe I...
March 28, 2018
An Open Letter to the Founding Fathers
Dear Founders, I'm writing to you from 2018. You might be happy to know that...
March 25, 2018
In God We Trust–Or, Maybe Not..
The state of Tennessee is in the headlines this week for a piece of legislation...
March 13, 2018
A Meme is Worth a Thousand Words–How Nationalism Blinds Conservative Christians
This week, I have had two different conservative Christian social media friends share memes that...
February 27, 2018
The Evolution of Propaganda in America
Propaganda is everywhere. Whenever we turn on our televisions we are confronted with propaganda in...
February 20, 2018
Faith is a Shield, Not a Weapon
Faith is a mysterious and fickle thing. Everyone on earth puts their faith in something....
February 19, 2018
An Open Letter to America’s Youth–You Can Fix This
Dear Young Americans, First, let me say that I am deeply sorry about the mess...
February 06, 2018
America’s Systemic, Organizational Cancer
Is there anything more toxic and depressing than systemic, organizational cancer? Anyone who has ever...
January 17, 2018
History is Watching Us and Taking Notes
About 18 months ago, after some soul searching, I made a big change in my life....
December 08, 2017
The right decision in the case of the gay wedding cake isn’t as obvious as I wish it was
I wish it was simple. I wish what I want in my heart was obviously...
October 12, 2017
Pleading the Twenty-Fifth
As the administration of President Trump continues to plunge, full steam ahead, into uncharted waters...
October 10, 2017
Better next time: A prayer for leadership
“I pray Heaven to bestow The Best OF BLESSINGS ON THIS HOUSE and All that...
October 04, 2017
Gun control and conservative Christianity
We've just had another one. The horrific event in Las Vegas has placed another "biggest...
October 02, 2017
Broken: A 2nd Amendment Guy Comes Out With His Hands up
I'm a gun owner. I have always been a supporter of 2nd Amendment rights. But...
September 21, 2017
“Black Lives Matter” Matters: If You Don’t Think So, You Are the Proof
If millions of people perceive a problem, there is likely a problem, whether you can...
September 13, 2017
5 Keys for the Democrats to Win Back the White House in 2020
Democrats, here is my five-point checklist. Take or leave it, as you wish, but I...
August 27, 2017
Giving Up a Little Bit of Me So You Can Be You
That's me in that picture. I was about 18 then and I was in the...
August 15, 2017
Charlottesville, Kaepernick, and the Ongoing Battle for the Constitution
As I watch our nation continue to struggle with our racial problems, the biggest part...
August 03, 2017
I’m tired and numbed by the constant noise of Trump’s America
With the passing of each new day, the news from the White House gets more...
July 27, 2017
Sure, the N.R.A. is a joke, but guns don’t kill people, lack of empathy does
There are things about me that don't fit the mold of someone you'd expect to...
July 13, 2017
It’s Time to Eliminate Political Parties
This was never supposed to happen. Our founding fathers didn't want political parties. They consistently...
July 11, 2017
Indoctrination Games: The Ongoing Battle for Control of the Historical Narrative
A friend recently sent me a link to an article in a Philadelphia-based website--ironic that...
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