It appears that we are at a juncture in American history where we’ve lost sight of civility in politics. We seemed to be shocked by the anger, the violence, and lack of restraint.
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The Trump Campaign invited me to give the Invocation at the Trump Rally in Selma, North Carolina. The Johnston County Sheriff’s Department estimated the crowd at 17,500.
This new secularist faith is in essence idolatry. Its face is as dark and bloody as Moloch of Israel’s later days, demanding her children for sacrifice.
This year’s Presidential election presents a quandary for many Christian conservatives. The choice between the nominees for the Democratic and Republican parties leaves much to be desired.
In a CBN interview of NC Governor, Pat McCrory, conducted at the Governor’s mansion. Reporter Jenna Browder stated the Governor was facing a number of contentious issues.
In polling provided by Gallup as late as Friday, September 23rd, “Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump continue to struggle to overcome Americans’ perceptions of their lack of honesty.”
It all started this week with the decisions by the NCAA and the ACC to move their championship games out of North Carolina in protest of HB 2.
It rolls around every first Monday in September. It’s that day in the year when we pay homage to the..
A few weeks ago, my wife, Kim, and I visited a nonprofit conservancy in our state that houses approximately 20..
In Psalm 1, the Psalmist provides a beautiful picture of a tree bearing abundant fruit because its roots continually draw nourishment from the river next to it.
The quotes recorded therein were so wide-ranging and of such weight on the subject, I cannot resist sharing them. These declarations from the past provide us with wise counsel for the present.
Today the United States Supreme Court in a 5-3 ruling blocked the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision which interpreted the word “sex” to include under Title IX “gender identity.”
Last week, the well-known former pastor of NewSpring Church in South Carolina announced via a Facebook video that he was checking into a treatment center.
If North Carolina’s HB 2 law, commonly known as “the bathroom bill” isn’t repealed or remains significantly unchanged, the game would have to be moved from Charlotte.
To fly safely through the clouds, pilots have to use their instruments. A “gyro horizon” is a flight instrument to inform pilots of the orientation of their airplane relative to the earth’s horizon.
I doubt it ever crosses the minds of most Americans that alcohol is actually more problematic for our country than guns.
I adored my father. Everything I have ever written about my relationship with him has been positive. Still, our bond was not always so tight.
According to recent media reports, the Southern Baptist Convention experienced its ninth straight year of decline. Denominational statistics reveal that membership in the largest Protestant denomination is currently 15.3 million, down from 15.5 million in 2014.
Compromise, compromise, compromise. Over the years, we’ve seen so much of it and heard so many calls for it by some on the “Right”; it’s nauseating.
Something miraculous must happen in the heart and soul of America…now before it’s too late. The choice is clear. It is repent or perish, revival or ruin, Christ or chaos.
A few weeks ago, a coalition of groups opposed to HB 2, North Carolina’s common sense “bathroom bill,” rallied outside the State Capitol Building.
America has had enough of politicians. Although much of the country has abandoned traditional ethics, enough morality is still left to give most people the instinctive feeling that this nation is on the wrong track.
Tonto and the Lone Ranger riding across the plains together. Thousands of hostile Indians are approaching from the North. They are completely surrounded. As they rein their horses to a stop, the Lone Ranger turns to Tonto and says despairingly, “What are we going to do, Tonto?” Tonto replies, “What do you mean, ‘we’, paleface?”
To smear someone means to sully, vilify, or soil a good reputation. It carries with it the idea of smudging or blurring the truth
There has never been a more glaring example of talebearing than the recent reporting by both national and state media concerning North Carolina’s passage of HB 2 – a simple common sense measure that overturned a dangerous Charlotte ordinance.
The true strength of men is not determined by muscle, militarily, or political might, but by the kind of heart carried inside of them. Nothing can ever substitute for character – nothing – it’s at the center of everything!
There was a time, however, in American history when a “man’s word was considered his bond.” But as Dr. Laura Schlessinger wrote a few years ago in her book about the Ten Commandments, we’ve moved far from that philosophy of life today “to a society in which ‘people are more accepting than ever before of exaggerations, falsifications, fabrications, misstatements, misrepresentations, gloss-overs, quibbles, concoctions, equivocations, shuffles, prevarications, trims and truth colored and varnished.’
One can only hope now the Governor will act quickly and call for a special session of the North Carolina General Assembly before Charlotte hurts itself and its citizens any further. Perhaps the Governor can show Charlotte City Council members the difference between stubbornness and firmness.
As a conservative evangelical, that appears to be the dilemma for me, and perhaps many others like me, when faced with the prospect of a Hillary Clinton v. Donald Trump ballot for President in the General Election.
Sports fans were shaken last week when Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers QB, demonstrated such a poor attitude after the Panthers lost to the Denver Broncos.