Month: July 2016

Republican Platform 2016 and You, Pastor

Republican Platform 2016 and You, Pastor

One Pastor’s Hope for a U.S. GOP Republican Platform 2016

Should Pastors take part in politics? My response is YES!! Let’s look at the 2016 Republican Platform to see if anything resonates with you, whether or not you are Republican. Think about your own platform to influence others. Pretty amazing isn’t it? The pulpit has long been a distributor of influence over any nation’s people. Pastor, let’s wield it now with faith, hope and love; with strength and honor. The American GOP stands for Great Opportunity Party. America has been known for centuries now as the “Land of Opportunity.” Therefore, let’s return to our roots as a standing principle if we are going to “Make America Great Again.” I want to address my opinions on three broad issues in this post today: American Exceptionalism, American Values and Restoring the American Dream.

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Forgiveness Has Benefits?

Forgiveness Has Benefits?

Harnessing the Power of Forgiveness When You Feel Weak

Have you ever been hurt by the actions or words of someone else? Maybe your mother-in-law criticized your parenting skills, your co-worker sabotaged a project or your spouse had an affair. These wounds sting deep and can leave you feeling angry, bitter or even vengeful. Only one weapon has the power to cure both parties: the power of forgiveness.

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