Christmas Carols

It is Christmas 2020, and we do well not to forget to celebrate the birth of the Messiah.  In the spirit of celebration, then, let’s sing some Christmas carols and meditate on what their lyrics mean. — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app — Send in…More

Troubleshooting The American Republic

Summary Our social and political systems in the United States of America are faulting and need troubleshooting and repair. From the standpoint of an operator and technician working in the oil and gas industry since 2012, this is how I see it. — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make…More

The Establishment Throws In The Towel

Summary Mitch McConnell congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for having stolen the 2020 election, urging his fellow Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House and Senate to not fight for election integrity in the face of massive evidence of rampant, coordinated, and sufficient voter fraud. What should that mean to us? And how do we…More

When Good Men Do Nothing

Summary Amidst all the talk of judges, legislators, government officials, and media personalities failing to do justice or investigate fraud and illegality when it comes from certain sectors, I am reminded of a famous quote from Edmund Burke. “All that is required for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” Was Edmund…More

China and The Electoral College

Summary Today, the electoral college meets across the United States of America. What will come of their voting? Time will tell. In the meantime, we have an interesting headline to contemplate since yesterday, when the names and personal information of 1.95 million Chinese Communist Party members embedded around the world – including in the U.S.,…More

The MacFarlanes

Summary My family celebrated my son Enoch’s 5th birthday last night. To that end, we enjoyed having some guests over. While our guests were over, we got into talking about genealogy, and that reminds me that I want to share with you some of the interesting things I have learned about my MacFarlane ancestors on…More

Be Kind Without Compromising

Summary A listener – Ben from Ohio – writes in with the following question: “So, we as Christians are supposed to be kind and helpful and uplifting. How do you go about doing that to a liberal, for example, while also not giving the impression you support their stance or point of views?” To help…More

Loving The Too Easily Offended

Summary 1. Thought exercise You decide you are not going to offend anyone about the masks issue, and then immediately walk into a room with 10 people – 5 wearing masks and 5 not wearing masks. The 5 wearing masks will be offended if you do not wear a mask; and the 5 not wearing…More

Why Christians Should Get Political

Summary In Jeremiah 29, we see a mandate to God’s people in Babylonian captivity. They are to: Build houses and plant gardens Take wives and have children Marry off their children to get grandchildren Seek the welfare of the city to which God has brought them as exiles In all these things, God is saying…More