“There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea.  Men will faint from terror, apprehensive of what is coming on the world, for the heavenly bodies will be shaken.  At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.  When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.”  Luke 21:25-28 (NIV)

 

Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evil men.  Avoid it, do not travel on it; turn from it and go on your way.

Proverbs 4:14-15   (NIV)

 

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.

Isaiah 5:20  (NIV)

 
Current Event Archives

 

As noted above, articles posted under Current Events are archived by category after a few days.  These archives are all accessible as sub-menu items under Current Events.  But it may be more convenient to access from here, since brief descriptions are included for each of the archive categories.

  • abortion - Self-explanatory.  Includes articles and information on Planned Parenthood.

  • christianity - Most articles involve Christian faith and behavior.  See also "first amendment" since religious freedom is a big deal these days.

  • entertainment - Not much gets archived here - generally movie reviews / recommendations and the like.

  • feminism - Feminism has gone off the deep end, so it is in the news a lot.

  • first amendment - Anything First Amendment related.  Not limited to freedom of religion.

  • humor - A joke or cartoon is added daily.  These do not first appear on this, the Current Events page.

  • inspirational - Articles, sometimes music, of an inspirational nature.  Alas, I don't encounter many of these.

  • islam & israel - Articles on either subject.  Not so many on Israel these days.  There is a separate archive for "islamic terrorism."

  • islamic terrorism - Just what you would think.

  • lgbt, etc. - Started as same sex marriage, but had to expand to cover a lot more territory.

  • other news - A sort of catchall when I can't decide what category.

  • other social issues - Covers social issues other than abortion and lgbt related.

  • politics - Lots of stuff, but since politics intrudes into so many other areas, some politically related articles may be put in another category.

  • race relations - Some years ago, there wouldn't be a need for this category.  Sadly, things have changed.

  • second amendment - Not too many articles as this seems to have quieted down.

  • spiritual readiness (warfare) - We are at war, so be prepared.

  • trail markers - Articles that can lead one to believe in the imminent return of Christ.  Since this is so common, in so many areas, most such articles just go under a different category.

Current Events / Latest News

 

All new links will be first added to this page, and after a week or less, moved to the appropriate sub-page.  Hence, you can check this page for the newest items.  Updates made after the orignal post will be identified by bolded 'Update'.

 

Articles that appear on the home page will also appear here.

(01/20/2020) Pro-Life Leaders Condemn Study Saying Women Do Not Regret Abortion: ‘Deeply Entangled With the Abortion Lobby.’  The study claims that 99% of women who have had abortions do not regret it.

(01/20/2020) Just two days on the job, San Fran's new socialist DA fires 7 tough-on-crime prosecutors.  Soros is funding a lot of DA campaigns.  They have a big impact and fly under the radar.

(01/18/2020)  America is Far More Christian Than We Realize.  And far less active than we should be. 

(01/18/2020) Prayer in Schools: Thanks, President Trump. Now Can You Restore Prayer in Churches?  That would be nice.

(01/16/2020) Why America Must Recommit to Religious Freedom.  Be you didn't know that this is Religious Freedom Day.

(01/13/2020) Networks’ Trump Coverage: Three-Fourths On Impeachment And (Shockingly) 93% Was Negative.  Yet the press is throwing a hissy fit over the fact that Trump criticizes them.  This is the classic they can dish it out but they can't take it.  And it is so much worse given the fact that most of what they dish out is either false or biased, and most of the criticism they receive is true.

(01/13/2020) NBC Host Chuck Todd Trashes Christians: They’re “Trained to Believe Fairy Tales” Like Noah’s Ark.  Rather than patting themselves on the back by imagining Christians to be blithering idiots, people like Chuck Todd should be asking themselves why Christians believe what they believe.

(01/13/2020) Academia's Leftism becomes more aggressive and more stupid.  It wouldn't be so bad if they weren't teaching our kids.  Their purpose is no to teach how to think, their objective is to teach what to think.  And that "what" is very limited (and mostly wrong).  They have been taught that by virtue of their degrees and credentials, they are superior to others.  Find we a single left-wing academic who truly believes in "we the people" rather than "we the elite."  They'll give lip service to the "poor and oppressed," but they would never give them power at their own expense.  The poor and oppressed are simply tools to be used for the benefit of the elites.

(01/13/2019) How To Get Closer To God If You Don’t Attend Church.  Good intentions, but not so good in practice.  Believers need to belong to a community of believers, and by far the best way to do that is to belong to a church.  Of course, if you are a non-Christian, I suppose this article has some value except for the fact that from a Christian's perspective, non-Christians need to be brought to Christ.  It isn't good enough to become "spiritual."  One of the best ways to do that is get them to start attending church.

(01/11/2020) How to Shield Your Kids From Toxic Internet Atheism.  One major challenge we face is that internet atheists simply know neither the Bible (except the occasional snippet) nor Christian doctrine.  Nor history, either.  They assert lots of things to bolster their case.  The bulk of what they assert is false.  Sadly, far too many Christians are ill-equipped to to respond, leaving those false assertions unchallenged.  Christian apologetics is, sadly, a topic that tends to be ignored by most churches.

(01/11/2020) Heroic Dad Leads Revolt to Pull Kids Out of School Mandating Trans Access to Opposite-Sex Bathrooms.  Yes.  Fight back.  We need to be doing a lot more of this.

(01/11/2020) Locals Puts Up Their Own Nativity Scene After Town Says No To Scenes On Public Property.  We need to be doing a lot more of this.

(01/11/2020) Guess Which Left-Wing Fake News Hack Just Compared Soleimani To Nazi Fighting Freedom Fighter Charles de Gaulle?  I was meditating this morning on the many ways that Satan deceives us.  It is remarkable how much nonsense people are willing to believe these days.  We are fertile ground for Satan to do his work.

(01/10/2020) Battling the LGBTQ+ push within evangelical churches.  Good, we need to be fighting.  One of the biggest problems Christianity faces today is elevating being "nice" over speaking the truth.  Yes, we are to speak the truth in love and with gentleness and respect.  But we must speak the truth. And we can be "nice" about it, as well.  Fleeing the truth to avoid disagreements is not being nice, it is being a coward.  

(01/10/2020) Lt. Col. Maginnis: 'Progressives Hate' Christians, Will Do to Us What Nazis Did on Kristallnacht.  On the one hand, he is getting carried away.  On the other, the Left sees Christianity as possibly their biggest obstacle.  Tame it and use it (see Mayor Pete), suppress it and punish it (see bakers, florists, etc.) and silence it (see inversion of First Amendment and "separation of church and state). 

(01/09/2020) PK: 'Manhood never meant to be walked alone.'  I went to at least four Promise Keeper events back in the day.  They were great.  Too bad we can't fill stadiums all over the country.  I pray that this will change.

(01/08/2020) Pregnant Michelle Williams Says She ‘Wouldn’t Have Been Able to Do This’ Without Abortion.  Sigh.

(01/07/2020) Newsweek Hits a New Low.  More fake news.

(01/07/2020) Liberal Methodist caucus rips IRD for call to follow biblical sexuality.  The UMC is going the way of the other mainline denominations.  I pray that the Bible-believing Christians in the denominations go to the traditionalists even if their local church goes the LGBT route.  In a sense, it is good that the liberal denominations are declining.  The question is, are we biblical churches doing our part to bring those leaving into the fold?  We aren't doing enough.

(01/07/2020) Miami Voice: Evangelicals Speak Out in Florida.  Why do evangelicals support Trump?  Follow the link.

(01/06/2020) Rutgers student told not to quote Bible in essay because of 'separation of church and state.'  Given that the essay was only read by the professor, this is totally absurd.  She said quoting Scripture might offend non-Christians.

(01/04/2020) United Methodist Church Plans to Split over Same-Sex Marriage, Gay Clergy.  So the UMC is going to split into the traditionalists (those that uphold biblical teaching) and the modernists (who insist that Scripture conform to culture, at least LGBT culture).  I try to include in my daily prayers that Christians who attend a local church that does not preach the Bible leave and go do a church that does.  There are plenty of them.  I pray this happens with the Methodists - that the traditional version continues to preach the Bible and grows, and the LGBT version shrinks and ultimately passes away.

(01/03/2020) The Religious Bigotry of NeverTrumpers.  Indeed.  There is simply no need for evangelicals to "justify" their support for Donald Trump to those who despise Trump and / or evangelicals.

(01/02/2020) Latest progressive ‘big idea’ is so foolish it’s hard to believe they’re serious… but they are.  The big idea?  Abolish the police.

(01/02/2020) Campus experiment: 18 of 31 college kids fail to recite Pledge of Allegiance correctly. We learned the pledge way back in kindergarten.  Somehow, I doubt that our left-leaning educators consider the pledge to be of any importance.

(01/01/2020) Religious People Think Democrats Will Strip Our Rights Because It’s True.  The title says it all.

(12/31/2019) Pro-Trump & Anti-Trump Christians — Can They Be United in 2020?  This is a must read for all Christians.

(12/31/2019) Greta Thunberg: A Living Explanation of the Left.  Good article.  Those on the Left seek meaning - perhaps they are trying to fill that God-shaped void in their lives.  And they seek it by trying to dismantle and tear down rather than by contributing and building up.  Actually contributing is so hard and costs so much in time, talents and treasure!  It is so much easier to tear down and demand that others contribute the time, talent and treasures to build back up.  Or they just skip the building and settle for the tearing down.  They actually are expending some time and effort.  It is a shame they cannot bring themselves to do so constructively.  Solution?  Revival.

(12/31/2019) Overwhelming Majority Of Americans Believe Their Lives Will Improve In 2020 Due To Strong Economy.  I humbly pray that the lives of the overwhelming majority of Americans are improved in 2020, not just by a strong economy, but by revival and a turning back to God.

(12/30/2019) Clemson QB Says ‘God Can Do Immeasurably More,’ Quotes Ephesians 3:20 in Post-Game Interview.  Good.

(12/30/2019) Police stand up to atheist group 'sensitive' over prayers for murdered deputy.  Bravo.  Do not give in to these atheist organizations, which rely on intimidation to get their way.

(12/30/2019) Pastor at Texas Church Thankful Congregants Could Defend Themselves: ‘There Is Evil in This World.’  Yes, there is, and a lot more than we acknowledge since nowadays we are encouraged not merely to ignore much evil but to actively encourage it.  But "little" evil only begets bigger and bigger evil.

(12/30/2019) Kanye's new rules for 6-year-old daughter are a revolt against the modern world.  It is sad that a celebrity has a hard time tryng to raise their kids right.  Raise them to deny their biological sex and you will be lionized in the MSM.  What is Kanye's rule for 6 year old daughter?  No makeup and no revealing clothing. 

(12/30/2019) Trump Should Not Be Removed from Office: A Response to Mark Galli and Christianity Today.  Excellent article.  It not only destroys every point Galli made, but it is also probably the best article I have read that explains just why evangelicals (and others) should  vote for Trump in 2020.

(12/28/2019) Rev. Graham: 'Biggest Threat' to U.S. is 'That We Turn Our Back on God.'  To a considerable degree, we already have turned our backs on God.  So I would phrase things differently: the greatest thing we can do for the USA is to turn back to God - revival!

(12/28/2019) 'Messy process' of learning cited in denial of pro-life group.  This is at a Christian university.  I'll state it simply: if a Christian university submits to culture and refuses to promote biblical values, it is no longer a Christian university.  Sadly, there are few genuine Christian colleges and universities left.

(12/27/2019) Anti-Trump Christians, Would You Prefer a President Who Supports Secular Social Agenda?  Good Question.  I doubt there is a single example of an evangelical that says we should look at Trump as a moral example for our personal lives - except possibly that he stands up for and fights for that in which he believes. We evangelicals should follow that example!

(12/26/2019) Unhinged Leftists Storm Church on Christmas Eve and Disrupt Service Over Pastor’s Harsh Words on Islam.  Leftist rightly see Christianity as being the biggest short-term roadblock to their agenda.  They fail to see that while Christians will never kill them for their beliefs, Islamist will be only too happy to.

(12/26/2019) Scarborough: Evangelicals ‘Turned Their Back on Basic Core Beliefs’ Just for a WH Photo Op.  Don't you love it when people who have no clue what it means to be an evangelical tell us what we think and what our motives are?

(12/26/2019) Pastor Darrell Scott Shoots Down Pete Buttigieg’s Politicized Christmas Greeting.  I hate to keep picking on Mayor Pete, but he keeps asking for it.  This is another one of those "Jesus was a refugee" gems.  Remember, the Left politicizes everything they tough, and that includes Christianity.

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