If You Pray Upon a Star

Is there any doubt that Hollywood, for the past three generations, has strongly influenced the morals of the West as well as the entire world?

Both films and their stars have used the power of media-story-telling to encourage sex outside of marriage, promote numerous progressive causes and generally turn Western culture away from faith and purity to secular relativism in all its forms.

But people have been praying for Hollywood–and it appears that God is moving.

If you pray upon a star.

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Humbly Accept Your Limits

Many issues shout out for attention this week. Impeachment madness casts a pall over Washington, D.C. and remains a waste of time and money by progressive politicians bent on overturning the 2016 election. Let’s vote them out in 2020.

I’m still weighing President Trump’s decision to remove troops from Northern Syria. Most people I trust say it is a bad move for stability, religious freedom, and rewarding loyalty in the region. But it might be a wise decision to force other nations to rise to their responsibilities. Time will tell.

In the next few weeks I will be giving some messages on “Humility”–a subject far removed from the Twitter mob wars in the U.S. and bombing campaigns in the Middle East. But it’s a vital subject for those of us “seeking first God’s Kingdom and His righteousness” (Matthew 6:33).

And I’ve come to a conclusion.

A wise person will humbly accept their limits.

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I Hear a Cry of Desperation

As impeachment-mania rages in the mainstream media in the United States, and as President Trump counter punches Joe and Hunter Biden with allegations of nepotistic corruption in Ukraine and China, I hear some voices in the background.

They are extremely agitated, cunning, reckless, and running scared.

There are other voices I long to hear, but in today’s column I will focus on the background wails that seem to be rising in the United States and all over the world.

I hear a cry of desperation.

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