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Against Idols, Jesus is Lord

"I am the Lord your God, […] you shall have no other gods before me. You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them […]" Exodus 20:2-5a ESV The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States' federal government has already caused many millions of words to be written in blogs, Tweets, postings, newspapers, texts, and all the various other means of communication of our modern world. Read more...

Posted: Sun, Nov 13, 2016, Words: ~1400, Reading Time: 7 min

Guns-in-Trunks Legistlation

Jerry Askew, SVP Governmental Relations, Tennova Healthcare "Given the increasing violence against health care workers that we see across the nation, particularly in emergency rooms, I don't think we have any choice but to maintain our position against the introduction of more weapons at our hospitals." Bill Ozier, Chairman, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Referencing recent shootings in Colorado, etc.) "I'm not sure having more people armed is the answer to all of that. Read more...

Posted: Tue, Aug 21, 2012, Words: ~800, Reading Time: 4 min

More Chick-fil-A "Controversy"

Everyone has read/listened to the actual interviews, right? (If not, links to both are provided below.) Adhering to the orthodox Christian/historical Western definition of marriage as a religious oath/sacrament between a man, a women, and God does not make one "hateful" or a "bigot". If the actual source interviews are referenced, it's very clear that Dan Cathy is not spouting hate, but rather affirming the definition of marriage that he believes his God has revealed to mankind through the Bible. Read more...

Posted: Wed, Aug 1, 2012, Words: ~500, Reading Time: 2 min

Chick-fil-A Controversy

Matthew 19:4-6 (ESV) He [Jesus] answered, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’? So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.” Dan Cathy: I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say, “We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage. Read more...

Posted: Wed, Jul 25, 2012, Words: ~500, Reading Time: 3 min