Category Archives: Christianity and politics

The army of the Lord

So I published yesterday’s Catch on the local Neighborhood Watch which was starting to get rather nasty between the-government-is-keeping-us-safe people and the-government-needs-to-get-its-nose-out-of-my-business people. It was nice to see 13 positive reactions to my article, and a few thankful comments. This … Continue reading

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Against the wind

This has been a monumental year so far. With this being an election year, and a completely divided electorate throwing contempt from pole to pole, and evangelical Christians sought after by both sides — not for their faith or their … Continue reading

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Put out the welcome mat

It’s voting day here in California. Out and about you find voting signs and there are police warnings on my emergency app about possible congestion around polling places. We’ve been talking a lot about politics lately here at the Catch … Continue reading

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Moving on up!

In an election year the future of America will depend on how well people lose. So get ready, some of us will have to apply this to ourselves. But of course, it’s just as important how we win. Maybe even … Continue reading

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Thank you, Neil Young

I don’t blame the people who voted for you. I support their right to express themselves, although they have been lied to, and in many cases believed the lies, they are true Americans. I have their back.  – Neil Young, … Continue reading

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Becoming friends with your enemies

So now that we have all of you with boots on the ground refusing to enter into gossip, rumors, and negative talk with friends about perceived enemies — now that there are so many of you, as Bob has suggested … Continue reading

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Looking for contempt

“We have to be the people we want everyone else to be.” (see yesterday’s Catch) We could spend weeks on this, but given the current climate, at least a few days would be good. John sent us an arresting video … Continue reading

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The justice of the Creator to His creatures

In honor of Presidents’ Day, I thought I would share a quote from one of our greatest presidents, Abraham Lincoln, that might speak into the place we find ourselves today in this country. While searching, I found out that the … Continue reading

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