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Does Your One Vote Count?

Does Your One Vote Count?

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min, 11/2/16 Polls. Shmolls. The only poll that counts in this highly fluid election is your vote. How important is your one vote? If we show up, values voters could make all the difference in this and virtually every election. Certainly, with the make-up of the Electoral College, the votes for those […]

Mike Pence in His Own Words

Mike Pence in His Own Words

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has named Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his VP. Pence is notable among social conservatives. In 2008, as a Congressman from Indiana, he was a recipient of the “Christian Statesman of the Year” award from the D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship in DC. I […]

Is Christianity to Blame for Everything Bad?

Is Christianity to Blame for Everything Bad?

By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min., 4/27/16 Earlier this month in Philadelphia, there was the 17th annual “White Privilege Conference,” which a friend describes as a “liberal confab devoted to self-abnegation.”  One of the speakers, Paul Kivel, blamed Christianity for everything bad in the world. Kivel is the co-founder of the Oakland Men’s Project and founder of […]

America’s 225th Birthday

America’s 225th Birthday

by Jerry Newcombe 225 years ago (April 30, 1789), George Washington, the first president under the Constitution, was sworn in with his hand on a gigantic open Bible. He leaned over and kissed the book. Many today say he was not really a Christian. But what does the evidence show? And why does it matter? […]