Poppycock: Death of a Resumé, by Robert Gore

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

A thousand points of power.

There are a few in every high school. They vie for class valedictorian, collect honors and awards, and run every school club worth running. Some of them are athletes, rounding out the college applications. They manage both charitable work and part-time jobs. Resting their heads on their pillows after busy, meritorious days, they dream of acceptance letters from elite institutions, the golden tickets to the good life in America.

They get their letters and some go on to lead productive, admirable lives. Some build ostensibly impressive resumés while pursuing prestige, power, and pelf, on the way abandoning principles, idealism, integrity, and honor. Perhaps the holes in their souls are filled by whatever self-satisfied, ego-driven pleasure is derived from the elite’s embrace. Perhaps not. In their waning years, they do have a questionable consolation: imagining the fulsome tributes and eulogies and their lengthy and impressive obituaries…

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Defending Our Schools

The Tactical Hermit

Defend Our Schools – Hockey Puck Fantasy vs Bleeding Reality

The same liberal wingnuts both in D.C. and the “media” who are always the first to politicize school shootings to try and sway public opinion on gun control are the same impractical morons who are suggesting we arm teachers with rocks and hockey pucks.

The simple truth is these people see children nothing more than pawns in a political chess match whose ultimate goal is to disarm American citizens.

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!

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The Gift of Exhortation

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Romans 12:3-8

The church is filled with people who have different passions and interests. Christ designed His body to function this way by supplying various spiritual gifts by which His work is accomplished. Yet sometimes these differences can lead to misunderstandings because we each see through the lens of our own gift.

Exhortation is one of those spiritual gifts that can be misconstrued. People with this gifting may use strong words to urge fellow believers toward spiritual maturity. Sometimes this involves identifying foundational problems like pride, selfishness, or a desire for control and prescribing corrective steps based on biblical principles. Other times, exhortation may include an explanation of the blessings of obeying the Lord as well as warnings about the consequences of disobedience.

You may have noticed this gift is often given to pastors who regularly exhort God’s people from the pulpit, but there are also individuals in the congregation…

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Questions at Christmas

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“But what about you?” [Jesus] asked. “Who do you say I am?” Matthew 16:15

Well before the calendar flips to December, Christmas cheer begins to bubble up in our northern town. A medical office drapes its trees and shrubs in close-fitting strings of lights, each a different color, illuminating a breathtaking nighttime landscape. Another business decorates its building to look like an enormous, extravagantly wrapped Christmas present. It’s difficult to turn anywhere without seeing evidence of Christmas spirit—or at least seasonal marketing.

Some people love these lavish displays. Others take a more cynical view. But the crucial question isn’t how others observe Christmas. Rather, we each need to consider what the celebration means to us.

A little more than thirty years after His birth, Jesus asked His disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” (Matthew 16:13). They gave responses others had given: John the Baptist, Elijah, maybe…

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VIDEO The Method of Missions – The great commission: “Make disciples”

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The Method of Missions

Jesus Christ did not say, “Go and save souls” (the salvation of souls is the supernatural work of God), but He said, “Go…make disciples of all the nations….” Yet you cannot make disciples unless you are a disciple yourself. When the disciples returned from their first mission, they were filled with joy because even the demons were subject to them. But Jesus said, in effect, “Don’t rejoice in successful service— the great secret of joy is that you have the right relationship with Me” (see Luke 10:17-20). The missionary’s great essential is remaining true to the call of God, and realizing that his one and only purpose is to disciple men and women to Jesus. Remember that there is a passion for souls that does not come from God, but from our desire to make converts…

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The Grace of the LORD Jesus Christ and more Blessings!!

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( II Corinthians 13:14 KJV ) “The Grace of the LORD Jesus Christ, and the LOVE of GOD, and the Communion of the HOLY GHOST, be with you all. Amen.”!!

John 1:17 KJV ) “For the Law was Given by Moses, but Grace and Truth Came by Jesus-Yeshua Christ-Messiah.”!!

II Corinthians 6:6 KJV ) “By Pureness, by Knowledge, by Longsuffering, by Kindness, by the HOLY GHOST, by LOVE Unfeigned,”!!

Acts 1:8 KJV ) “But ye shall Receive Power, after that the HOLY GHOST is come upon you: and ye shall be Witnesses unto ME both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the Uttermost part of the Earth.”!!

Matthew 28:19 KJV ) “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the Name of the Father, and of…

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