Americans are hooked – on drugs both legal and illegal. We are so desperate to self-medicate we celebrate drinking as a social necessity and legalize marijuana as a means to raise tax revenue.
It was my pleasure to worship with a small, open-country church in West Texas this past Sunday – not a traffic light in site for miles.
The greater Portland, Oregon area is our adopted hometown. We moved there in 1989 with three preschoolers to plant a new church. We lived there for 15 years, raising our children and growing a healthy church. We embraced many aspects of Stumptown – cheering for the Blazers (not the...
President-elect Donald Trump will soon be the leader of the free world. Evangelicals have been divided on his candidacy but need to be united in support of his presidency. What should be our response?
On the occasion of his second inaugural address, President Abraham Lincoln said, “If we shall suppose that American slavery is one of those offenses which, in the providence of God, must needs come, but which, having continued through His appointed time, He now wills to remove, and that He gives...
In northern California, next to a major freeway is an oversized billboard that reads, “PORNOGRAPHERS – Vote NO on Proposition 60.” Intriguing – what would be so important the porn industry would unite in such public opposition?
No matter who wins the presidential election, it appears the American people are about to get what they have asked for over the past fifty years – institutionalization of their rejection of moral authority.
While most people are caught up in the Trump vs. Clinton aspect of the upcoming election, there is another matter on the ballot in California which should motivate Californians to get to the polls.
Tomorrow starts the big party! We will formally celebrate the launch of Gateway Seminary and the dedication of our new campus in Ontario, California on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.
The first presidential debate is over and now pundits and pollsters are trying to determine who won, or gained polling points, or at least did not lose any ground. It wasn’t much of a debate – more like an argument in a middle school cafeteria or on a reality television program.