The Day Nothing Shifted In Heaven

Jeff POLITICS, Politics/Government

So, it is the date of the presidential election in the United States of America.  For the last year, I have publicly said nothing to endorse or defy either candidate.  Apart from one online post concerning the barbaric practice of abortion, which contained Hillary Clinton’s open statement that the views of religious people must be changed so that there is …

Shoveling American Politics

Jeff POLITICS, Politics/Government

I keep having this recurring nightmare from which I cannot awake: their are several more months of cruel and unusual punishment known as American politics during an election year. That sound you hear is me dry-wretching in mental torment and soul-nausea.  Compelled by many who keep asking me to say something, I choose to resist no longer as today I …

A Source Of Hope…Really?

Jeff Hope, Politics/Government

Well, it seems like we will be getting released from being chained to the word IOWA.  Last night the Republican candidates for President of the United States finally learned how their efforts paid off in the nation’s first caucus.  Lots of promises and campaign commitments have been made for over a month there and at 8 PM the doors were …

A Lack Of Specific Information

Jeff Cultural Observations, General, Politics/Government

Chris was a tall, handsome, incredibly intelligent young man.  He had come to Christ in 1995 and we became good friends.  Eventually, we rented an apartment and spent much of our free time dissecting the Scriptures and ministering side by side.  When Amy and I married in 1997, Chris stood near me as one of my groomsman.  Several years later …

Backtracking Believers

Jeff Bible, Cultural Observations, Leadership, Politics/Government

In a little more than a year, should God allow Amy and me to still be here, I predict that there will be a sigh of relief in the Lyle home.  This exhale of relief will be released because, in a little more than a year, the Presidential election of 2012 will be over.  One might wonder if I’m presuming …

Religion & Politicis – Do You Go There?

Jeff Bible, Cultural Observations, Leadership, Politics/Government

“And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do…” 1 Chronicles 12:32 God has only made one historical covenant with a nation…and, proud Americans, it wasn’t us!  Christians should not look for any national salvation nor make the mistake of believing “God is on our side” (no …