Monthly Archives: December 2019

Book Write-Up: Why Not Victory?, by Barry Goldwater

Barry M. Goldwater. Why Not Victory?: A Fresh Look at American Foreign Policy. McGraw-Hill, 1962. See here to buy the book. Barry Goldwater was a U.S. Senator from Arizona and ran for President in 1964. He was a renowned figure … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: The Talking Christmas Tree

At church this morning, we had “Lessons in Carols,” but there was a children’s message in the middle of that. During that, the Christmas tree was talking to us about how she enjoyed being in church learning about Jesus. Had … Continue reading

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Trump is the wall — Triablogue

To the many evangelicals who continue to support Mr. Trump in spite of his blackened moral record, we might say this: Remember who you are and whom you serve. 427 more words via Trump is the wall — Triablogue

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Church Write-Up (Catch-Up): Advent and Christmas 2019

This is a catch-up Church Write-Up, covering last week’s Advent service, last Sunday’s service, and this morning’s Christmas service. A. In his Advent sermon, the pastor made a point about Malachi 4:2(3:20): “But unto you that fear my name shall … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Battle for the Beginning, by John MacArthur

John MacArthur. The Battle for the Beginning: Creation, Evolution, and the Bible. Nelson, 2012. See here to buy the book. Not surprisingly, this book holds to a young earth creationist, literal-historical interpretation of Genesis 1-3. Here are some thoughts and … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: All the Presidents’ Bankers, by Nomi Prins

Nomi Prins. All the Presidents’ Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power. Nation Books, 2014. See here to purchase the book. Nomi Prins is a former Wall Street executive. Her writings have appeared in such publications as The Nation … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: The Marginalized and the Powerful

Some points from church this morning: A. Shepherds were marginalized in first century Palestine. They lived and worked outside of towns, so they were not privy to the latest news. They smelled bad because they were around sheep all day … Continue reading

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