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THE PLACE FOR THE SWORD

I believe that Christian pacifism contradicts the teaching of the New Testament. As I begin I will state that I don’t own a gun, and I helped a man in my congregation get out of the army in 1990 (before the first Gulf War). His commanding officer also argued on his behalf for his release […]

A PARABLE OF A PIG

We’ve all had those experiences where we know something bad is going to happen, and yet we can’t do anything to stop it or keep it from happening. Several years ago my wife and I were making a trip. Our journey would take us north on Interstate 5, through the Columbia Gorge, and then up […]

NO LONGER BEHIND BARS BUT STILL IN PRISON

Stop whining about criminals becoming repeat offenders. If you don’t want to take steps to change the laws don’t look down your nose at the high crime neighborhood in your community. It could be argued that it is good for business. As things are set up now, the process is postured to encourage felons to […]

HOPE FOR THE LITTLE GUY

My little children, I write these things to you so that you may not sin. If anyone sins, we have a Counsellor with the Father, Jesus Christ, the righteous. And he is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for the whole world. (1 John 2:1-2.) At the end of […]