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Dr. Ron Sanders

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Christmas Politics

20-12-2013Dr. Ron Sanders - avatar Dr. Ron Sanders

Christmas Politics

This is not a post about Holiday Trees or White Santas.  For different reasons I...

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The Big Backfire: Christianity in Politics

10-12-2013Dr. Ron Sanders - avatar Dr. Ron Sanders

The Big Backfire: Christianity in Politics

It was a noble idea.  So much had been lost at the hands of so...

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The Post Secular Age?

02-12-2013Dr. Ron Sanders - avatar Dr. Ron Sanders

The Post Secular Age?

We live in a post-secular age.  The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life chronicles...

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Is America Christian?

15-11-2013Dr. Ron Sanders - avatar Dr. Ron Sanders

Is America Christian?

  In their book, unchristian, Dave Kinneman and Gabe Lyons report on the perceptions of 16-29...

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Gladwell & Upside Down Politics

13-11-2013Dr. Ron Sanders - avatar Dr. Ron Sanders

Gladwell & Upside Down Politics

Evangelicals live in the long shadow cast by the Moral Majority and the Christian Coalition. ...

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60 Second Inspiration

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Live an Abundant Lif…

Live an Abundant Life

    Reading:   Acts 3:12 – Why does this surprise you? John 8:25 – I am who I have been claiming and I have much to say in judgment of you. Mark 8:12 – 21...

You are the Sign

You are the Sign

Reading John 8:10-11—No one condemns you, so leave your life of sin. Matthew 8:12—Subjects of the kingdom will be thrown into darkness. Mark 8:12—Generations ask for a sign, but none will be given. Acts...

Sheep Among Wolves

Sheep Among Wolves

  Reading: Mark 8:12—Generations ask for a sign, but none will be given. Acts 3:8-10—He jumped up and walked and all those who had seen him at the temple gates recognized him as...

Outside or Inside th…

Outside or Inside the Gate?

  Reading: Matthew 8:12—Subjects of the kingdom will be thrown into darkness. Mark 8:12—Generations ask for a sign, but none will be given. Romans 14:17—The Kingdom of God is not a matter of eating...

God Will Lift You Up

God Will Lift You Up

Reading:   John 18:11 -- Jesus said to Peter, "Put your sword away."   Isaiah 53 -- This entire chapter describes the suffering Christ will endure for us. Verse 11 states: "After his suffering,...

Peter Fuller

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A Great Week for Sat…

A Great Week for Satan

     I was going to write an article on the State of the Union address, but that was rather passé compared to the Grammy Awards.      POTUS talked about...

2014--Live and Lead

2014--Live and Lead

  2014 arrives tomorrow as 2013 melts forever into the past. How will the new year be different from its predessessor? A way to make a significant change is to copy...

Suffer OR Sign, says…

Suffer OR Sign, says DEA

As of January 1, 2014 the Drug Enforcement Agency will have authority to force patients to consume legally prescribed narcotics, according to my doctor's nurse, even if they use them...

Politics of Jesus

Politics of Jesus

The US Federal government seems to be in a perpetual state of conflict. Conservatives argue that the wealthy create jobs for the rest of us and therefore need to keep...

Sex and Obamcare??

Sex and Obamcare??

The Huffington Post recently broke the story of government marketing gone awry. The left of center blog of liberal record displayed the latest advertisements to promote Obamacare to the young,...

FOX Piece on ACA

I don't usually pay attention to Fox News, but this article is worth a read:  http://nation.foxnews.com/2013/11/06/kelly-file-govt-had-explicit-deal-private-insurers-cancel-plans

Great Debate!

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Poetry

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Fate

In the shadows you dwell Friend or foe, who can tell? Do I need you or do you need me? Is this the real world we see? Living through your eyes is a mystery...

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Insomnia

When you’re up at night And the light isn’t bright Your head you lay On a rock next to a ticking clock. Your mind spins and spins A world of life and dreams of sins The...

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Brimstone Artist

A man in pulpit,  Fire, brimstone on his lips.  Deceit in his heart;  Judgment burns from his own scripts.  Pride is the enemy; wine is the mocker.  Many are deceived thereby,  Pour more coin in his...

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Rusting Glitter

I've heard it before  The dreams and visions  You think exist  Are nothing more than spin  And yet you persist.  In your fashion--  Smug pretension,  Vein deception.  You want to create history  Just a little piece.  What's the use?  The game's...

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Silicon Valley

Steel chariots queued in random sequence  On the milky gray mile  One hundred and one is the name of the vein  That carries kings and queens in Skittle-colored cars  To their life distractions.  Milky gray...

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Monet

Gray puffs of time  Meander from the Pacific.  From on high they float  Peacefully by--above the din, under the light.  Focus a rainbow on  Emerald hills capped white.  The freeway churns,  Free captives tucked in pens  Live under...

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Time

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: a time to be born and a time to die,  a time to plant and a time to...

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9/11 Remembrance for…

9/11 Remembrance for a Little Girl

  A day o f fire, A night of dust Four hoursemen of Apocalypse Shatter our trust. A five-year old girl with sandy brown hair  Usually rides without a care To the brown-painted school tucked beneath Emerald hills...

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