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Open letter to President Obama

Open letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama, my prayers are with you as I write this letter today. I’m praying that the heart of this message breaks through all political filters to that secret place that even Presidents go in times of need. Sir, you recently tweeted: “If there’s even one thing we can do, if there’s just one life we can save—we’ve got an obligation to try.” Your appeal seemed to be directed at gun control. Yet, the one life chord is vibrating…

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Another Cry for Gun Control Overlooks the Greater Problem of Our Society’s Culture of Death Attitude

Another Cry for Gun Control Overlooks the Greater Problem of Our Society’s Culture of Death Attitude

With the news of yet another mass murder, this time from a celebrity shooter, comes more cries from those seeking gun control. The shooter Elliot Rodgers is yet another example of the symptoms that plague our world. The son of an Assistant Director of the award winning sans gratuitously violent film HUNGER GAMES went on a violent stabbing/shooting spree in what was an apparent cry for help gone wrong. Once again “The Elephant in the Room” is hiding in plain…

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The Greatest Loss of Life Since 9-11?

The Greatest Loss of Life Since 9-11?

My assistant, Eugene Vigil, was listening to news reports this morning. As we were going through our daily brief, he remarked about the news coverage of the Navy Yard shooting in D.C. on Monday. I too had followed the story on television and on the front pages of the newspapers as I was walking through the airport. I’ve asked Eugene to join me in writing this blog today. We’d love to have some feedback from you on Facebook and Twitter….

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Gun Control? Knife Control? Bomb Control? or Heart Control?

Gun Control? Knife Control? Bomb Control? or Heart Control?

Why are the nations so angry? Why do they waste their time with futile plans? The kings of the earth prepare for battle; the rulers plot together against the Lord and against his anointed one. But the one who rules in heaven laughs. The Lord scoffs at them. (Psalms 2:1, 2, 4 NLT) Gun Control? Knife Control? Bomb Control? Now what? How about Heart Control? When news of the recent Boston Marathon hit pro-life leader Dr. Johnny Hunter soon notified…

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Knife Control?

Knife Control?

For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds; – 2 Corinthians 10:4 On Tuesday a young college student in Texas went on a violent stabbing spree wounding 14 students at the CyFair campus of Lone Star College near Houston. Was he exercising a weird type of gun control, by selecting a knife as his weapon of choice? Or maybe he wasn’t interested in killing with a gun but…

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God, Guns, & the Constitution

God, Guns, & the Constitution

My good friend, William Owen, Jr. is working on a project, God, Guns, & the Constitution. He recently organized a Town Hall Meeting in Richmond, VA on February 2, 2013. The “God, Guns, and the Constitution” forum at the Richmond Christian Center featured panelists Rev. William Cook, Founder and Director of the Black Robe Regiment of Virginia; Pastor Steve Parson, Pastor of the Richmond Christian Center; and Bill Owens, Sr., of the Coalition of African American. Town Hall’s featured speakers…

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