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Emphasis shouldn’t be on ‘Christendom’

August 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Is Ryan Reynolds (Pastor Musings) trying to convince Jews that the behavior of just a few should not reflect on true Christianity? He’s right that the many, many religions that overwhelmingly helped Hitler definitely did not represent Christianity in any way, nor did they ever. They were part of “Christendom.” What is that? One reference [&hellip...

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Why we hate to love Trump

August 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

We are all fascinated by Donald Trump, whether we love him or hate him. Every hour of every day someone is talking about Trump on TV or the radio. My personal assessment is that no one understands why he does what he does or says what he says. There wasn’t...

The darker side of online chat

August 17, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

If you own a smartphone, chances are you’ve discovered the convenience of sending a text or messaging in real-time with a friend or co-worker. It’s faster than sending an email back and forth, and less intrusive than a phone call if you think the other...

Democracy, coffeehouses and the ‘Square Mile’

August 17, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The City of London is best known as an international banking center located on the Thames River in England. Its history dates back to the days of the Roman Empire. And, despite the fire bombings during World War II, the city still features many notable...

Thanks for dedication with Senior Olympics

August 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Here we are, weeks have gone by, not a word as to the job that Sean Davis did the past few years managing the Senior Olympics. Needless to say, this year was an outstanding event. The best part, his family is well aware as to the job that he did. I do...

Biblical prophecies disputed in letters

August 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In recent weeks, we have been seeing letters to the editor bashing Christianity. I cannot answer all the issues they raised in a letter of reasonable length. I will deal with the remaining questions in a later letter. We have seen a pattern of people avoiding...

Reading, writing and unconventional development

August 16, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Since the start of a new school year brings new adventures in education, and since reading and writing are essential to a good education, and since there’s a fair number of people who have trouble with reading and writing, I offer up a case study —...

Democrats have been bad for the economy

August 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Some Democrats shouted “black lives matter” at their convention when someone called for a moment of silence for a murdered policeman, and others yelled “no more war” as a Medal of Honor recipient spoke. No one tried to stop them, and our flag wasn’t...

The same old tired rhetoric about guns

August 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

It’s presidential election season again, and the conservatives are trotting out the same tired old tropes. The Democrats are coming for our guns! This has been going on for at least 25 years. The reasoning seems to be that everybody better hurry up and buy...

Stand with your beliefs, seek to understand

August 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

We live in difficult times. On one side of the street is a highly emotional mob of people with slogan-filled signs. They deeply believe in their cause. Collectively, they chant in unison. They are still contained but are real close to exploding out of...