The Fate of Our Families And How We Can Change Course

crayon style drawing of family with Mom, Dad and Child.

by Paul Hamlin This may be chicken and egg argument, but in truth it doesn’t matter.  The American family is disintegrating, and it really doesn’t matter what happened first, whether societal pressures are destroying families or if families dissolving are causing the societal illness.  What we do know is that the family is a representation of the modern society. So, we can argue which came first, but the truth is we cannot solve the problems of society without looking at and solving our family issues. Let’s start with some disclaimers: This is…

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Should We Stop Celebrating the False Pride of “Diversity”? My Tolerant Dad Would Say Yes.

by Oletta Branstiter The LGBTQ Community has been marching and shouting “Pride” in downtown San Francisco all weekend.  The festivities began days before I was leaving on a jet plane back to DFW Airport. I saw the ad spots on TV while I was chilling in my motel suite in Redwood Shores for a week. Don’t ask my 87-year-old father what he thinks of the gay political agenda unless you want his honest opinion. “We’re not going to The City this weekend,” would be his simple reply. Is he a…

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Love Is God’s Greatest Commandment! Compassion Is Its Servant

by J. Lee Matthew 22:37-40 (KJV) Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.     Never forget that born again Christians are works in progress, but how can a person proclaim Christ, yet lack the love of Christ? Those who claim Christianity need to strive to learn Christ-like behavior…

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