Christian discipleship: Pledging allegiance in America

During my junior year of high school, I couldn’t bring myself to say the Pledge of Allegiance.  I had been following the footnotes on African American history for awhile now as the history unit only addressed slavery and a few key leaders from the Civil Rights Movement.  The end read more like “to be continued” because there was no happily […]

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When the world goes dark

14 “You are the light of the world. A city built on a hill cannot be hid. 15 No one after lighting a lamp puts it under the bushel basket, but on the lampstand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may […]

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“Where ever the facts lead us”

“We are going to follow the facts wherever they lead us.”  Then, why is the investigation taking so long?  It is a short trip from the podium to the White House.  Or is it because as soon as they are off and running in one direction, Mr. Trump’s tweets throw them off the scent? Some […]

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America First and the last time we heard it

America first.  For some, this slogan sounds like we are getting our priorities together.  We need to focus on our economy and give jobs to real Americans– as if the persons who are employed at these businesses are not real people with real needs.   Still, we need to take from them in order give it to us.  […]

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