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A Reason for Democrats to “Build the Wall”


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo seems to have just discovered a basic law of economics: The more you tax something, the less you get of it. Sadly for the coffers of  New York, wealthy people are fleeing the Empire State … Continue reading

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Porcina Non Grata!


Today, February 4th, is a festive time for Chinese communities around the world. It is New Year’s Eve according to the Chinese calendar. Homes have been swept, bright red decorations hung, special delicacies envisioned for the evening meal or restaurant … Continue reading

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NY Politicians Confirm a Biblical Truth (Unwittingly)


On the afternoon of January 22nd, the New York State Senate passed the innocuously-named “Reproductive Health Act” (Article 25-A), clarifying when, within the geographical bounds of New York State, aborting a child in the womb is legal. The bill, which … Continue reading

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Spreading Shame, or Honor?


Word has just broken that Nathan Sutherland, the 36 year-old, married father of four, licensed practical nurse who has been arrested for impregnating a long-incapacitated woman at an Arizona care facility, was/is a “Christian rapper.” Although he has not yet … Continue reading

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R. Kelly Could Have Learned from Muhammad


The now infamous R&B singer, R. Kelly, has been dogged by sexual misconduct and abuse allegations for more than two decades. These include his short marriage in 1994 to then 15-year old Aaliyah, when he was 27, lawsuits filed by … Continue reading

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A Thrill of Hope, the Weary World Rejoices!


Somewhere years ago I read a quotation attributed to Martin Luther which said that next to the Bible the best tool to get theology into the hearts of human beings is the hymnal. I agree with him. But of course, … Continue reading

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The True Wonder of Christmas


Yesterday, I had the privilege of preaching at the Pauline Chapel of the world-famous Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs. Here’s a transcript of my message on the true wonder of Christmas: Fresh off his 19th birthday, a young American man … Continue reading

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