The Vital Role of Religion in a Democracy

This past Friday night I was asked to speak at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner for the Jefferson County Republican Party.  Below is a condensed version of my remarks about the critical role that religion plays in a Constitutional Republic such as ours. The hostile reaction to the election of Donald Trump illustrates the sharp divisions that…

Facts Faith Feelings

Facts, faith, feelings. As a young man studying for ministry I was taught that was the proper sequence to follow in our walk with God. There are facts to be believed. There are commands to be obeyed by faith. And then there are feelings to be experienced as a result. That was the three-step progression…

Keep Calm and Pray On

The American people are angry!  I can’t remember ever seeing such widespread, fierce hostility. Those who attended the Million Woman march in Washington D.C were furious that Donald Trump won the election.  They considered his election an affront to the dignity of women and a future threat to abortion on demand.  Ashley Judd was nasty…

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