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Obama’s Debt Problem vs. Ramsey’s Debt Solution

“Now, every family knows that a little credit card debt is manageable.”  (President Barack Obama’s Speech on Debt Talks, July 25, 2011) The President is apparently not a fan of Dave Ramsey.  It would not surprise me if Obama has … Continue reading

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Re-Framing the Debate About the Future of SBC

“He didn’t say it, but I think that traditionalists feel as if we are committing denominational suicide by promoting to prominence those who do not have much denominational loyalty or commitment.  We are hiring entity heads who showed little commitment … Continue reading

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The Politics of Power & the GCR

“We’re gonna punish our enemies and we’re gonna reward our friends who stand with us on issues that are important to us.”  President Barack Obama, Radio Interview on 10/25/2010 Spoken from the one who was supposed to be a uniter, … Continue reading

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The GCR: Never Let A Crisis Go To Waste!

“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste — and what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things that you didn’t think you could do before.”  Rahm Emanuel, Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama … Continue reading

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SBC Establishment Misreads Its Mandate!

After the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States, the Democrat Party and their leaders in Congress, including Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid, just knew that the voters had given them a mandate for change.  After eight … Continue reading

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Radically Redefining Transparency in the SBC: Part 1

Component Two:  Making Our Values Transparent:  We must also work toward the creation of a new and healthy culture within the Southern Baptist Convention.  If we are to grow together and work together in faithfulness to the command of Christ, … Continue reading

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When Silent Submission Erodes Our Freedoms and Weakens our Resolve

On a beautiful New Mexico evening, with clear blue skies, we celebrated America’s freedoms at a Block Party hosted by our church. Like many others Sunday night, we gathered to have fun, to watch fireworks and, like good Baptists, to … Continue reading

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