Building From the Ground Up

By Charlie Johnston I am working on a complex piece right now – and have been in the woods and mountains of central and eastern Oregon this last week where cell and internet signals have been a bit spotty. One fellow has been pushing me to repeat an article I did three years ago on […]

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All the King’s Horses…

By Charlie Johnston When I was in my mid-teens I developed a tactic I have used to great political effect throughout my life. Ironically, I suppose, I called it, “playing the prophet,” (though it has nothing to do with any sort of mysticism. Maybe a little inside joke with myself. I do tend to sprinkle […]

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On Deadly Ground

By Charlie Johnston I have come to believe that top Democratic officials are deliberately trying to provoke a violent response from some right-wing group…any right-wing group…with their heavy-handed oppressive tactics, tolerance of (encouragement of?) violence against the right, and attempts at censorship of any but the most wack-a-doodle speech. Attempt to assassinate a Supreme Court […]

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Good News, Bad News, Best News

By Charlie Johnston The Good News The backlash to anti-God left-wing authoritarianism has begun in earnest. -A leaked first draft indicates that the Supreme Court has decided to overturn Roe v Wade. -Elon Musk has bought Twitter – and free speech once again has a chance. -Dinesh D’Souza has put together proof of MASSIVE vote […]

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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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The Fertile Ground of Obedience

By Charlie Johnston Today (Monday, Feb. 21) is the day the Canadian Parliament will decide whether Canada will try to reclaim some vestige of liberty from newly-minted tyrant Justin Trudeau (formerly just a doofus) or join him in open warfare against the Canadian people. Today the Parliament must decide whether to revoke his assumption of […]

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The Shape of Things to Come

By Charlie Johnston I was planning to launch an end-of-year fundraising drive this week but I’m holding off until the second week of January. My convalescence is over but I am not fully right yet. In normal times, I can work eight to 10 hours a day four days a week just fine. Right now, […]

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Prepare Ye the Way

By Beckita There’s just no going back. And who would want to? Oh what a world in disarray with a Church hardly recognizable as its unholy disorder is all too real in too many places! From some comments here, and in listening to people around us, we hear expressions of fear, uneasiness and anxiety – […]

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