Seeing straight in a time of name-calling, controversy and spin

We live in controversial times. Race riots make the news, big internet companies are accused of suppressing speech, ‘identity politics’ is all over the place, environmental laws seem to get sidelined for economic gain, and there are random shootings in public places… Part of the problem with these hot-button issues is all the rhetoric and … Continue reading Seeing straight in a time of name-calling, controversy and spin

One thing we should expect from politicians

On Sunday at church I talked about Christian attitudes toward government. To be honest, I was kind of nervous about it. After all, government and politics is a touchy subject these days. There are divisive and polarizing issues. And sometimes it seems that common sense and civility go out the window! I think the congregation … Continue reading One thing we should expect from politicians

Why you should pray for your leaders

Psalm 133:1 “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!” (NIV) Today's Thought I want to start today’s devotional by addressing my American readers. Today, Donald Trump is your 45th President. To say he’s controversial is an understatement. But regardless of what you think of him, I encourage you to pray … Continue reading Why you should pray for your leaders