Monthly Archives: April 2008

Political Cartoons: Twenty Years After

George Bush is making a speech blaming Congress for the poor economy….   Oh, for the good old days…..

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Jeremiah Wright: Self- Appointed Messiah of the Black Church?

I watched Jeremiah Wright’s performance at the National press Club yesterday and I thought: when is this schoolboy going to grow up? It was an immense ego trip for the guy who single handedly is destroying Obama’s attempt to become … Continue reading

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Political Cartoons: Wright Behind You

Oh boy! Obama’s in trouble…   After the election, perhaps the name jeremiah Wright will become synonymous with Benedict Arnold, Quisling, and Judas Iscariot

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Politics: Rush Limbaugh – more un-American than Obama?

He sits behind his golden microphone each week day and broadcasts to millions of loyal conservatives across the nation. He cajoles the tedious Democrat Campaign over the airwaves and urges his myriads of listeners to dedicate their primary votes to … Continue reading

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Muslim Cleric Says Christian Women Should Wear Veils

Outspoken Muslim cleric Taj al-Din al-Hilali has claimed that the Bible “mandates” the wearing of the veil by Christian women.   Writing in a new book, Sheik Hilali, who lost his job as mufti of Australia after comparing scantily clad … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: A Holy Helper – John 14:15-21

Yesterday, we held an elders’ retreat here at the church. We’re working on a few important ideas about how to strengthen our church’s commitment to Christ, His Kingdom, and His ministry in this part of Knoxville. It was an important … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Friday Night War Cry

Late on Friday nights, during my old drinking days, you would usually find me in a pub with a whole lot of other hardened drinkers. We would swap stories and tell jokes, take the mickey out of one another, and … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: A New Oprah – Why Christians should be wary

In the next couple of weeks, our church will be studying a book that has been highly recommended by Oprah Winfrey. It’s called “A New Earth” and is written by Eckhart Tolle. He writes about a new evolutionary spiritual transformation … Continue reading

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Political Cartoons: The Last Round

After a weary, year long, God awful process, we’re getting into the Last Round. TGIT!!!   Come on, Pennsylvania, finish it tomorrow…PLEEEEEASE!!!!

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4 Minute Devotions: Going Paddling

I used to love “going paddling” in the Firth of Clyde before it connects with the Irish Sea. Each summer, Evelyn and I would take our kids down to the beach to build sandcastles, look for shells, and “go paddling” … Continue reading

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