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Why I Have Hope for America as a Nation

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We were scared. We chose the man we thought could win, not the one we thought should win.

After seeing the electoral process, are you dismayed at the direction our country is headed? Why do anti-Christian people dominate our country? Why do they succeed in elections? What does that say about our political process?

Moreover—what does it say about the people of the nation, and even its Christians? Not good.

Social Justice and Scripture: Untie the Knot Pt.17

The king’s strength also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity. -Psalm 99:4a

Americans place a high value on equality, and rightly so. But what is equality? Is it the same as egalitarianism? Social justice? As we see in Psalm 99:4, a righteous judge favors neither the poor nor the rich, but deals equitably with all. People have the right to equal treatment under the law, not equal lifestyle. That is what the concept “equity” means: impartiality.

Some suppose that “fairness” involves taking from the rich and giving to the poor. With this as a supposition, it is understandable that they would misconstrue Scripture through a socialist lens. But Scripture speaks of equity.

How to be a Republican in Exile

A Trump presidency? There is little chance of that.

Look at the data: Hillary Clinton will surely defeat him. But what does it say about the Republican Party that Donald Trump was ever able to take the lead?

And especially that he was able to gain more votes than Ted Cruz, a man of integrity, committed to preserving the Constitution, liberty, and nearly every conservative value that the GOP claims to stand for?

Social Justice and Scripture: Untie the Knot Pt.7

What questions does the free-market view face?

Here are the normal objections:

•    What will happen to the kids who can’t afford school?
•    What about all the poor and aged? How will they survive?
•    Isn’t your version of a society rather harsh to the needy? How can we let them suffer?

Are Conservative Christians Taking a Turn Toward Socialism?

Here’s one reason I’m on social media:

To fight the growing trend of socialism among so-called conservative Christians.

Consider the rapid decline of “First Things,” a website that calls itself “America’s Most Influential Journal of Religion and Public Life.”