Category Archives: Random thoughts

Terrorism- just calling it as I see it

Years ago when my children were young, I instructed them on how to react during a terrorist attack.  This was pre-9/11, pre-terrorist jargon, pre-radical Islamic militant worries, but nevertheless, amidst bullying and oppression by assorted individuals and groups. I taught … Continue reading

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The Right of the People…

I’ve changed my mind about how I view the right to keep and bear arms.  That phrase – right to keep and bear arms – has been floated so much that it has lost its real meaning.  So I avoid … Continue reading

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God: I AM. MEN: We Are.

A while back, I was reminded of a truth that has been gnawing at me for some time about God’s presence. As I wrapped up another year of reading through the Bible, I reflected on the following: Some of us … Continue reading

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ἀνδρίζομαι, 3

Finally, a man who acts like a man!  Oklahoma Wesleyan University president, Everett Piper, has taken a stand against the current state of affairs on the campuses of the colleges and universities across our nation.  Sending a message to students, … Continue reading

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Really, these young adults will be future leaders?

The recent event on the campus of Missouri University regarding the pressurized ouster of the president and Chancellor by imbecilic students, faculty, staff, athletes, and their supporters is another reason to question the maturity level of these so-called adults, young … Continue reading

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ἀνδρίζομαι, 1

High school football player, Pedro Banda, at 17 years of age is a bigger man than any adult on the football field.  I just wonder how much longer grown adults in our country will continue to act infantile, whether on … Continue reading

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The Gospel, soldiers, and to the end of the earth

A few months ago, I posted an article about John the Baptizer having evangelized soldiers (see Mentoring soldiers for Jesus).  Since then, I’ve added more to this study and changed the title to The Gospel, soldiers, and to the end … Continue reading

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Adam did one thing right

Adam did one thing right:  He answered God when God called to him… Then the Lord God called to Adam and said to him, “Where are you?”  So he said, “I heard Your voice in the garden, and I was … Continue reading

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History repeats itself

THEN (Wounded Knee, SD, 1890): In the first seconds of violence, the firing of carbines was deafening, filling the air with powder smoke.  Among the dying who lay sprawled on the frozen ground was (Chief) Big Foot…  “I was running … Continue reading

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