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It’s Halloween, and everything is already pretty scary

It’s Halloween and no one needs a mask this year because, with the most divisive, disruptive election in memory only a week away, everything is already pretty scary. When a newspaper, after endorsing candidates from a single political party for … Continue reading

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Beyond the next President of the United States

You could call this an addendum to yesterday’s Catch, so if you missed yesterday’s Catch, you will definitely want to go to catchjohnfischer.com and read “Paranoia at the polls” first. But there’s one other thing to mention about voting in … Continue reading

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Paranoia at the polls

I understand the dilemma facing many of our Catch members this November. “Who to vote for?” or should we say, “Who to vote against?” Never in the history of American politics have there been two more disliked candidates to choose … Continue reading

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Very important people behaving badly

I postponed BlogTalkRadio last night because I didn’t want to interfere with the Vice Presidential debate. I thought it would be a good idea if we all watched it so I sent out an email to that effect. Now I’m … Continue reading

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Get out and vote (but don’t forget who you are)

Well it’s primary election time here in California and I don’t think I can remember a stranger election than this one. Most people are looking at the candidates for President and thinking, “This is it? This is the best our … Continue reading

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Come together, right now, over me

It’s a silly, nonsensical Beatles song (even George Harrison admitted that), but its most memorable line is the word for the church today: “Come together, right now, over me,” if by that we mean: Come together over Jesus.

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No straight lines from the Bible to politics

Leave it to politics to bring out the best/worst in us. I’ll never forget the time I intimated casually in one of my CCM (Contemporary Christian Music) magazine columns that Jimmy Carter might have been a better President in terms … Continue reading

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Leaving a mark instead of being marked

Is anyone else as tired as I am of seeing report after report from the press about the evangelical vote? We’ve got politicians courting us, pollsters measuring us, and marketers surveying us. Evangelicals have become a very important bloc in … Continue reading

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