Crises and Hope

By Charlie Johnston ‘Twas the week before voting and all through the house, All the creatures were spinning, especially the louse, The ballot collection boxes set by the courthouse with care, While the lefties all prayed the Great Mule soon would be there… Ah, the week before an election like none I have ever seen […]

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Always Bold, Never Brash

By Charlie Johnston The last week and a half has been frantically busy – but frantically fruitful as well. In 10 days I drove over 2,000 miles, did four public meetings, three times as many private meetings, and a host of phone calls. Sadly, it is writing here that got pushed to the back burner […]

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Roses in the Cultural Desert

By Charlie Johnston It is not just because the above picture is a beautiful shot that I published it (though that helped). I first met Tony and his wife, Amanda, Trippi six years ago. They hosted a talk just north of Dallas for me. The night before, I had dinner with the volunteers who had […]

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Big Lies

By Charlie Johnston Yet another mass shooting, this time at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Yet another opportunity for the left to call for more gun control (while they simultaneously call to defund the police) and denounce “white supremacy,” even though the alleged killer this time is an Hispanic.  We have entered an era […]

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Our Hope is in God

By Charlie Johnston A Priest contacted me last week to let me know that the prior week a dear family member was dying. Doctors were baffled about why his organs were shutting down and did not have any ideas about how to stop it. The Priest told me that he prayed and contemplated the Brazen […]

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Walking the Jordan River Trail

By Charlie Johnston Most folks here are familiar with the story of Naaman, the commander of the Syrian King’s armies (2 Kings 5:1-27). Naaman was stricken with leprosy and came to the prophet Elisha to find how he might be healed. Elisha told him to go and wash himself in the Jordan River seven times […]

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