Check Wikipedia, and you will find this line. California is considered a global trendsetter in popular culture, innovation, and politics. (from here) What does California trendsetting mean today? Well, here is an excerpt from an article written by some California's leading politicians after the presidential election in 2016. In our first steps after the election,... Continue Reading →
WHAT WOULD JESUS DO? / WHAT DID JESUS DO? – PART 4
This is the fourth post in this series. What issue will we focus upon here? Who gives us our rights? Do our rights come from government, or did our Creator give us our rights when He made us? The Social Gospel would have us believe "justice" requires government to give us our "rights". The Bible, on... Continue Reading →
WHAT WOULD JESUS DO? / WHAT DID JESUS DO? – PART 3
This post, the third post in this series, focuses upon what the Bible says about the voluntary nature of charity. Here are the previous posts in this series. WHAT WOULD JESUS DO? / WHAT DID JESUS DO? –PART 1 WHAT WOULD JESUS DO? / WHAT DID JESUS DO? – PART 2 What is the point of... Continue Reading →
CAN WE BRIDGE THE GAP THAT DIVIDES US?
In 2010 I wrote A GAP TOO WIDE AND TOO DEEP TO BRIDGE. In that post I quoted from Democracy in America by Alexis De Tocqueville. Why? In the first part of the 1830's Tocqueville, a French aristocrat, rode around America for two years on horseback. Then he wrote down his observations and published a two-volume work. Tocqueville's... Continue Reading →