Shedding Spiritual Ballast

By Charlie Johnston Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas – On about half of my daily intentions, I have taken to asking relatives and friends of mine who are deceased to pray for me and those intentions. Of course, that does not assume they are in heaven, because I can’t know with certainty. However, my understanding is that […]

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The Rising Tide

By Charlie Johnston “There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their lives is bound in shallows and in miseries.” -William Shakespeare (from Julius Caesar)   (While on the road, I am going to try adding a dateline to my […]

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The Changing of the Guard

By Charlie Johnston As I write this, there have been 11 ballots for Speaker of the House – with no winner in sight. Though I think it will be settled by the weekend, I am glad this is happening. Modern Democrats don’t care much about policy, only power. As former Congressman Dick Armey once said, […]

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Scenes Through the Looking Glass, Part II

By Charlie Johnston Modern society is characterized by malicious absurdity run by disreputable lowlifes with laughable pretensions. Thus far the Twitter Files have confirmed that the establishment media, Democratic Party, and the US Justice Dep’t. have, indeed, been collaborating to censor ordinary Americans on purely political grounds, lied repeatedly, and worked to destroy the lives […]

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Continuance Denied

By Charlie Johnston The election post-mortems seem to me like a bunch of geezers standing outside a burning house. One argues that it is because they left the kitchen faucet running; another that too many bedroom windows were left open; while a third sagely opines that the carpets hadn’t been vacuumed in over a week. […]

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Fundamentally Transformed

By Charlie Johnston Since 2012 I have been badly wrong on what I expected to happen in three election cycles – 2012, 2018 and yesterday. That is about as many as I had my entire lifetime before that. Clearly, I do not have my finger on the pulse of who we are in this country […]

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The First Milestone

By Charlie Johnston I am very confident now that, whatever happens today (election day), it will be our first milestone in the renewal of the world. The sequence I have long spoken of when God wants to pull us back to Him after we have determinedly fallen away is to: 1) Reveal the depth of […]

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Danger Ahead

By Charlie Johnston Do you have a question you would like to ask me? Well, once a month on our podcast we are going to cover “7 Questions.” Just send your question to seven7questions@gmail.com and Dr. Joe Brickner and his wife, Connie, will choose some to spring on me. It could be yours! On a […]

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