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I am a 60 year old devout conservative Christian. I worked 31 years as a tax professional and recently retired. I became a Christian at age six and have been studying the Bible my entire life. I am editor of this blog and started it to present a defense of the traditional conservative Biblical worldview.

  • From One Racist to Another

    For 18 years the New York Yankees have been playing Kate Smith’s version of “God Bless America” during the seventh inning stretch.  They have recently banned the song due to her singing some purported racially insensitive songs 80 years ago…. Read More ›

  • The Death of a Christian

    “Knowing this, that our old man was crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves of sin. For he who has died has been freed from sin.” Romans… Read More ›

  • Promises to Israel – Their Irrevocable Call

    “And I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on Me whom they pierced. Yes, they will mourn for Him as one mourns for… Read More ›

  • The Promised Land

    “Now after the death of Moses the servant of the Lord it came to pass, that the Lord spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ minister, saying, Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, thou,… Read More ›

  • The Sacrifice of Fools

    “Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil.  Be not be rash with thy mouth, and… Read More ›

  • Rediscovering God’s Word

    America today is arguably a post-christian society with unrestricted abortion, homosexual marriage, rules requiring a person to address another person as whatever gender they deem themselves regardless of their biology and traditional christian values of all kinds under attack.  Even in… Read More ›

  • Hero of the Heartland

    Hero of the Heartland by Robert Martin is a biography of evangelist Billy Sunday.  Sunday was a fundamentalist evangelist whose sermons concentrated on personal salvation and individual morality.  He was the most influential revivalist in the United States between 1896 and 1935.  He had… Read More ›

  • Only God is Good

    “And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?  ‘Why do you call me good?’ Jesus answered.  ‘No one is good–except God alone.’ ” So many times over my life I have… Read More ›

  • The Destruction of St Pierre

    “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” Galatians 6:7. I recently returned from a cruise to the Southern Caribbean and visited the island of Martinique.  I took a tour of… Read More ›

  • The Global Warming Hoax

    In the last few years a number of scientists and politicians have warned about the earth warming unnaturally and the catastrophes that will occur as a result.  Some politicians recently have suggested that the earth will be destroyed within just… Read More ›

  • For Cause and Country

    For Cause and Country, written by Eric Jacobson, is one of the very best books on the Civil War Battle of Franklin, TN.   It is an excellent read for those interested in the Civil War in general or the… Read More ›

  • The Nazis Among Us

    Many people since World War II have questioned how Hitler could have carried out the holocaust.  How could the nation that produced Luther and had a long christian history have so willingly aided Hitler, including the professing church in most… Read More ›

  • Hind’s Feet

    “When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice: rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in myself, that I might rest in the day of trouble: when he cometh up unto the people, he will… Read More ›

  • Stan and Ollie

    I recently went to see the movie, Stan and Ollie.  It was about the last years of the legendary comedy team, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.  They were one of the top box office draws from the 1920’s to mid… Read More ›

  • Sodomite Revenge

    The wicked shaming of Karen Pence for teaching art part-time at a Christian school that adheres to biblically rooted views of marriage arises directly from the Supreme Court’s equally wicked decision to legalize same-sex marriage in Obergefell vs. Hodges.  As… Read More ›

  • Little Girl Blue

    I have long been a fan of Karen Carpenter’s singing.  She has one of the most beautiful voices I have ever heard and I loved many of her songs.  The book “Little Girl Blue” by Randy Schmidt is probably the… Read More ›

  • Throw Out The Fleece

    “And Gideon said unto God, If thou wilt save Israel by mine hand, as thou hast said, Behold, I will put a fleece of wool in the floor; and if the dew be on the fleece only, and it be dry… Read More ›

  • Joy

    Most people have probably heard of C. S. Lewis, the famous Christian apologist writer.  The book “Joy” by Abigail Santamaria is an excellent biography of Joy Davidman, C. S. Lewis’s wife.  Based on some extraordinary new documents as well as… Read More ›

  • Silent Night

    The Christmas Carol, Silent Night, was first sung on Christmas Eve of 1818.  The assistant priest at the newly established parish of St. Nicholas in Oberndorf Salzburg Austria was Joseph Mohr.  Earlier in the day he had handed over to the… Read More ›

  • Bethlehem

    “But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.”… Read More ›

  • Away in a Manger

    Each year we see the familiar nativity scene during the Christmas season.  It is a reminder of the “reason for the season” which is the birth of our Savior.  I have fond memories as a child of being involved in… Read More ›

  • Hate Speech

    During an Anti-Defamation League event on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook advocated for censorship of “those who push hate [and] division” across his company’s digital platforms.  He advocated censoring viewpoints that, in his opinion, are  pushing “hate, division, and violence.”… Read More ›

  • Fear Not

    Psalm 118:6-7 “The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid.  What can man do to me?  The Lord is with me; he is my helper.” Psalm 34:4 “I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me.  He freed… Read More ›

  • Supreme Injustice

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts offered a rare public criticism of the President on Wednesday when he disputed President Trump’s claim that an “Obama judge” had blocked his effort to deny asylum to those entering the country illegally.  Roberts… Read More ›

  • Our Thanksgiving

    “Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.” Psalm 100:4. “Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.”  Psalm… Read More ›