Category Practical Helps

Biblical Response to the Transgender Movement

What is transgender? Just this week, the Trump Administration has announced a reversal of a policy that allowed transgender people to serve in the military. The term “transgender” has appeared more often in recent years causing government, businesses, and individuals to have to figure out what it means and how to react to it. In […]

Finding True Freedom

America is different. Our country pioneered the concept of freedom and liberty. Our Founding Fathers wanted to set up a government that was unique. Other countries had authoritarian rulers such as kings, queens, or emperors that told their citizens what to do and when to do it. There were strict social classes that were nearly impossible […]

3 Encouragements for your Elected Leaders

Leading is hard. Leaders are constantly faced with challenges that could mean success or failure. Enemies come wanting to take them down, and the people they lead can gripe and complain. Moses faced all three of these obstacles throughout the time he led the children of Israel through the wilderness. There was one particular battle […]

3 Ways to Strengthen the Core of Our Society

What is the core of any society? Everyday, I see headlines that describe awful events and unimaginable stories. Society is deteriorating before our eyes. The Bible describes this: “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, […]

The Need for National Prayer

Today marks the annual National Day of Prayer. Our nation has a long history of declaring days of prayer. From its earliest colonists petitioning the Almighty for protection to President George W. Bush declaring a day following the terrorist attacks on 9/11 to “pray for healing and for the strength to serve and encourage one another in hope and faith.” […]

Problems with Pot

There has been much discussion in recent days about what to do about marijuana. California just voted to legalize recreational use and now cities and local authorities are working to find the best way to handle the new laws. While trying to figure out the logistics of regulating recreational use and monitoring medical marijuana, local leaders are […]

Why I Am Voting for Ted Cruz for President

“Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:” -Exodus 18:21 While it is true that a republic or democracy is not in […]