Category Archives: government

1517 and 1492

Today is the 500th anniversary of an event which had a tremendous impact on our religious world.  This is the 500th anniversary of the event involving Martin Luther and his protest of the religious environment of his day.  He nailed … Continue reading

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October 31

No, this article is not about Halloween.  Rather, it is about an anniversary celebration of sorts.  On this date 499 years ago something happened that forever changed the world of religion.  Next year will be the 500th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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To Make America Great Again…

During the 1800’s, Alexis de Toqueville, a famous French political philosopher, visited our nation seeking to uncover the secret of our greatness. He traveled from town to town, asking questions and examining every facet of our society.  When he finished … Continue reading

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There is an interesting and yet disturbing section of scripture found in the book of Ezekiel.  Within a few chapters, GOD’S glory is depicted as departing from Israel.  And rather than it happening all at once it appears to happen … Continue reading

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Concerns in these Anxious Times

Concerns in these Anxious Times Where are we headed? There are things that have happened in our country in the last few years that have caused us all a great deal of anxiety. I have prayed for many years for … Continue reading

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The Trees versus the Bramble

Hanging in my office is a framed excerpt from a speech by Theodore Roosevelt. You have probably seen it. It has been called “the Man in the Arena”. Without sharing the entire quote, it simply says the credit belongs to … Continue reading

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Proxy Voting

My current job places me in a setting with a board of directors in a monthly meeting. From time to time it is the board’s responsibility to develop or revise policy. When this is done it requires a quorum, that … Continue reading

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Three branches of government

It seems there is always a jockeying for power among our three branches of government. Currently, the President’s health care bill is in the hands of the Supreme Court to decide if, at least, portions of it are unconstitutional. Comments … Continue reading

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