Some Passing Thoughts On The Current Scene – 13-May-2016-

The Democratic and Republican Primaries The Primary season is coming to a close and some would say at not a moment too soon. It appears at this juncture that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Billionaire mogul Donald Trump are going to be the respective nominees of their political parties. Mrs. Clinton has … Continue reading Some Passing Thoughts On The Current Scene – 13-May-2016-

Is Atlanta Still A City Too Busy To Hate?

It has been my privilege to have been a citizen of the great state of Georgia for nearly 35 years now. The old adage that time files is more than a truism. One of the things that attracted my family to the “New South” was the tremendous opportunities for growth and advancement in the Metro-Atlanta, … Continue reading Is Atlanta Still A City Too Busy To Hate?

Pastor Kelly & Nate Silver help decode the GOP Establishment

This morning while figuring out what I want to say today I read two posts that clicked in my mind exactly how to explain the GOP establishment. One of them was at Instapundit and linked to a piece by Nate Silver at Five Thirty Eight on Donald Trump & Polls titled One less reason to … Continue reading Pastor Kelly & Nate Silver help decode the GOP Establishment

The Perplexing Dynamics of the 2016 Presidential Election

The 2016 Presidential Election cycle has been anything but boring. On the Democratic Party side, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has watched her “Presidential nomination coronation” ceremony temporarily delayed by the stubborn and persistent campaign tenacity of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Senator Sanders is a self-described “Democratic-Socialist.”  The term “democratic-socialist” makes for … Continue reading The Perplexing Dynamics of the 2016 Presidential Election

Biblical Mercy vis-à-vis Biblical Justice – 06.19.2015 –

The events that took place in Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) church rocked the nation this week. Mr. Dylann Roof a young Caucasian man of only 21 years of age murdered nine parishioners – all Black - shortly after the conclusion of their Wednesday Night Bible … Continue reading Biblical Mercy vis-à-vis Biblical Justice – 06.19.2015 –

A Creed To Live By 06.12.2015

Nearly 25 years ago, I stumbled upon (as a Christian I prefer to say that I was led to acquire) and purchased a copy of a book entitled The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People by Dr. Stephen Covey.  This book had a profound impact on my life. Dr. Covey put forth the idea that … Continue reading A Creed To Live By 06.12.2015

Some Random Thoughts On The Current Scene – 05.29.2015 –

Does Time Fly? When I was younger, I told my Dad, that I arrived at the point that I could think through events of 5 to 10 years ago with increasing clarity.  My Dad replied that this is a good thing.  He went on to exclaim that when he reflects on events that he looks … Continue reading Some Random Thoughts On The Current Scene – 05.29.2015 –

Grateful Hearts – 05.22.2015 –

The great Apostle Paul wrote nearly half of what is now known as the New Testament of the Christian Holy Bible.  There are 27 books in the New Testament and most Biblical scholars attribute Pauline authorship to 12 of the 27 books. Of particular interest to this writer is an exhortation that Saint Paul wrote … Continue reading Grateful Hearts – 05.22.2015 –

What Is True Diversity? – Part III – 05.15.2015 –

Over the last two weeks, we began looking at the concept of diversity from a multifaceted perspective. We stated that “diversity” can take on additional components and qualities other than “race” or “gender” such as: Theological Diversity Philosophical Diversity Geographical & Regional Diversity In the early colonial period of 1607 to 1700, we saw the … Continue reading What Is True Diversity? – Part III – 05.15.2015 –

WHAT IS TRUE DIVERSITY – PART II – 05.08.2015 –

We, the American public, are often told that our “diversity” is our greatest strength. The Founding Fathers of this great “American Experiment believed in the uniqueness of diversity, but they believed that “diversity” should flow out of the concept of “E Pluribus Unum” (Latin for "Out of many, one”). Last week, I began a series … Continue reading WHAT IS TRUE DIVERSITY – PART II – 05.08.2015 –

WHAT IS TRUE DIVERSITY? PART I – 05.01.2015 –

For the past 25 to 30 years, the American public has been treated to an ongoing and steady diet of hearing the mantra of the word “diversity.” We, the American public, are often told that our “diversity” is our greatest strength. We are also bombarded with statements like “The workforce should reflect the ‘diversity’ of … Continue reading WHAT IS TRUE DIVERSITY? PART I – 05.01.2015 –

The Spirit of Our Age – 04.24.2015

As this writer contemplates the state of American affairs, he wonders aloud to himself about how one grades the “culture” that one finds themselves living in. Perhaps a good starting point might be to define what the word culture means. The word culture is a noun. According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, this term can be understood … Continue reading The Spirit of Our Age – 04.24.2015

American Watchman & Watchwomen – 04.10.2015

The great American patriot Sir Patrick Henry once averred, “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!” Incidentally, the motto or theme of the great state of New Hampshire is “Live Free or Die!” The words by Patrick Henry and the official motto of New Hampshire both reflect a sober reality: A Free people must always … Continue reading American Watchman & Watchwomen – 04.10.2015

A Question of Moral Clarity – Part III 03.27.2015

From 1620 through 1930 – a period of more than 300 years – the culture, customs, educational, social, and economic dimensions of American Colonial life were under-girded with a philosophy of life that arose applying the teachings from both The Hebrew Bible (The Old Testament) and The Christian Scriptures (The New Testament). The Old Testament … Continue reading A Question of Moral Clarity – Part III 03.27.2015

A Lack of Moral Clarity? (03.13.2015)

Events in the United States appear to be spiraling out of control. Everyday there seems to be a new incident that dramatizes that there is a crisis of thought, action, and confidence within the American republic. A few examples: Hillary Clinton and the disappearance of State Department E-mails Possible 2016 and former Presidential Candidate Hillary … Continue reading A Lack of Moral Clarity? (03.13.2015)