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Trump’s Anti-Conservative Caravan Antics

Trump’s response to the caravan has been emblematic of his true nature. He does not care about the truth or base his policy on reason, he manufactures threats and wastes money to intentionally stoke needless fear, he glibly uses the military as his personal partisan force, and he couldn’t care less about how any of it impacts the lives of individual Americans and families. Our president is deeply anti-conservative.

Democratic victory is needed to restore conservatism

The liberal vision of America is perilous, but nothing would be better for our country than if Democrats win big next week and in the 2020 presidential election.

What happens to the pro-life movement if Republicans keep winning?

If Republicans continue winning elections with Trump, victory would embolden the GOP to embrace the three most salient characteristics of Trump’s style: lies, resentment, and mudslinging. This would be a disaster for any Christian causes connected to the GOP.

It’s Time For Pro-Life Christians To Reject Republicans

The Republican Party under Trump has proven itself morally unfit to represent the pro-life movement. The longer the Republican Party is the face of the movement, the more credibility it will lose. As a result, the time has come for pro-life Christians to vote against the Republican Party.

Music for Holy Week: Fernando Ortega’s “The Crucifixion of Jesus”

Despite my deep love of music, I seldom write music reviews, largely because I listen to classical music 90% of the time, and I just don’t have the corner on classical music reviews. But I also listen to worship music,... Continue Reading →

Was there really “no room in the inn” for Jesus?

When Jesus was born, was there really “no room in the inn?” I love this season more than any other, in both its darker Advent shades and its brighter Christmas morning celebration. So I was deeply surprised when a few... Continue Reading →

Singing Christmas Music During Advent

A few thoughts on why flexibility on the church calendar during Advent may be in order

Children in Church: Habits for Eternity

This essay available as a pdf here. A Typical Sunday Last Sunday my family went to church as we always do on Sundays. I am the music minister at our church, so I was standing at the front of the... Continue Reading →

“Let the Children Come Unto Me” – Reflections on Infant Baptism

A warning to the reader: This is really long for a blog. I've stopped trying to pretend that I can ever fit what I have to say into 700 words. For those of you who may not want to read... Continue Reading →

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