In Context: “The Perfect Before The Good”

by Wes Walker via libertyisftw.org Back in July of 2017, Kellyanne Conway was on FoxBusiness rallying support for a GOP health care plan that, like its predecessors, went on to die of lack of support in Congress. During the interview, however, she complained that too many American conservatives were putting “the perfect before the good” in their opposition to what even she admitted was a seriously flawed health care plan that maintained the overreach of federal interference into the health care market, just in a GOP flavor. This counter argument of “not putting…

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Don’t Be Fooled By Easter

by Oletta Branstiter Some pastors are having a field day with the fact that Easter falls on April Fool’s Day this year. The church marquees practically write themselves. Trump apologist Dr. Robert Jeffress, of First Baptist Church in Dallas, has titled his Sunday sermon, “The Resurrection: Foolish, Fake News, or Fact?” (Insert eye roll here.) Every year, children are being fooled into equating chaotic and greedy egg hunts inexplicably produced by a rabbit, with a prophesied miracle. The fake celebrations are facilitated by exquisite hand-dyed Ukrainian Pysanky eggs from the local…

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Walking With Jesus

 “And a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest. 20 And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head“.  ~Matthew 8:19-20 As you have already read here at National Compass, our goal here is to get rid of the division in our country. And that division is not just ideological but socio-economic as well. When I first became homeless last year, I thought…

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