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writer, author, blogger

Utilizing new media to speak directly to the people

Newt Gingrich on Team Trump breaking the elite media in order to speak directly to the American people (after 1:26 in the video below): “They can close down the elite press… They can create entirely new venues to inform the … Continue reading

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Can you imagine following Jesus apart from your politics?

From Keith Giles’ blog… As we look forward to the release of my new book, “Jesus Untangled: Crucifying Our Politics to Pledge Allegiance to the Lamb” on Jan. 20th, here’s a quick test to find out how entangled you are and … Continue reading

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Revelation and the End of All Things

I’ve finished reading Craig Koester’s book Revelation and the End of All Things and I thought I would share my opinion of his book. I really enjoyed this book. I found it to be both informative and edifying. Oftentimes books written by … Continue reading

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America: The Seduction of Wealth and the Threat of Violence

I was reading Koester’s brief commentary on Revelation this morning and, again, I came across a passage that accurately describes the nation and culture in which I, as an American Christian, live: “John sought to startle his readers into a … Continue reading

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American Christians tricked into serving the cause of destruction and oppression

“And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.” (2 Corinthians 11:14) “Discernment is not simply a matter of telling the difference between what is right and wrong; rather it is the difference between right and … Continue reading

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It’s time for Americans to climb out of their mainstream media bubble

Notice the two headlines below, both of which concern the same news story, which can be seen in the video above. The first is from a conservative alternative news outlet:  Democratic Congresswoman Says U.S. Is Funding And Arming ISIS http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/10/democratic-congresswoman-says-u-s-is-funding-and-arming-isis/Continue reading

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John McCain’s rebel holdouts

“European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is appealing on the Syrian government and Russia to do their utmost to spare civilians as they prepare to capture the last rebel holdouts in the besieged city of Aleppo…” (Emphasis added) Continue … Continue reading

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