Author Archives: Don

About Don

I'm a born-again believer in Jesus. I try to be a good neighbor, a good friend, and a good husband. All by God's grace, of course!

Not Voting for Jesus

So I was reading this article that asks the question: Would Bernie Sanders vote for Jesus? The article concludes that, by Bernie’s standards, Jesus could not run for public office due to his (Jesus) insistence that some people will one … Continue reading

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Today’s Christian Prophets

Many Christians today are unaware that there is a movement within the church – mainly in Pentecostal and Charismatic circles – where prophecies, dreams and visions are commonplace, and that many Christians are listening to these modern-day prophets to understand … Continue reading

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Cultural Engagement

When you hear Christians speak of “cultural engagement” they are speaking about something Jesus never did. Jesus engaged people – particularly sinners. He was a friend to them, he talked with them, he ate dinner in their homes, he healed … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Constitution

I know we all like to say that America was founded on “Christian principles” and that most of the Founding Fathers were Christians, and this gives rise to the faulty notion that America was founded as a “Christian Nation.” But … Continue reading

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I Am Blessed and Not Ashamed

A friend recently shared a post wherein the author adamantly insisted that Christians should immediately stop saying “I am blessed” when asked how we are doing, and we should stop referring to any material possession as a blessing, e.g. “Our … Continue reading

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The Gift of Being Peculiar

What does it mean that Christians are a “peculiar people?” Dictionary.com defines peculiar as: strange, odd, unusual, distinctive in nature, belonging exclusively to some person, group, or thing.  Now, although some believers are no doubt odd, and even though we … Continue reading

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A Letter to Christians in America

I’ve noticed an awful lot of upset Christians since the Supreme Court decided that same-sex marriage should be legal in all 50 states. Reactions seem to stretch from a simple affirmation of traditional marriage to angry condemnations of the court … Continue reading

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