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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Where the Heart Is

By Charlie Johnston Serendipitously, I got home from my latest three-month tour on the tenth anniversary of my departure from the mountain to conclude my pilgrimage. I reckon I could do it again if I had to, but it would probably take me twice as long. If I have to do it again, I believe […]

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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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