Your Audience is God

By Charlie Johnston When I departed on my pilgrimage across the country 10 years ago this February, I only did two things to physically prepare for the journey (other than getting basic equipment necessary for an extended hike). First, I read a little about nutritional strategies for such a thing. Second, a couple times a […]

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First Tragedy, Then Farce

By Charlie Johnston One of the few things that Karl Marx ever got right was when he said that, “history repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce.” As dumb as I know they are, I think I may have over-estimated the cultural revolutionaries – in Washington and in the world. At less than […]

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A Couple of Things…

By Charlie Johnston I started a piece a few days ago on some hard realities facing us that I thought was going to be of relatively short or medium length. It has grown like kudzu and is a lot more complicated than I originally expected. In the interim, I have decided to give you an […]

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The Armor of God

By Charlie Johnston Joe Biden has been inaugurated as the first fully fraudulent president in the history of this country. He is now the Pretender in Chief. ISIS understood the implications of that, as on Thursday in Baghdad they launched two suicide bomber attacks – for the first time in years. It won’t be the […]

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The Discipline of a Quiet Man

By Charlie Johnston Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth; I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; and one’s foes will be members of one’s own household. […]

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Cry, the Beloved

By Charlie Johnston Early yesterday morning, we went over the top on our original Epiphany campaign goal, as you can see from the thermometer above. I immediately went to work seeing if we can get a match to double the original goal, making calls to folks. I asked our IT man to come up with […]

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Some Tools for Discernment

By Charlie Johnston When driving in the midst of a snow or rain storm you are much more likely to go into a skid than in normal times. Yet if you try to maintain control too hard by over-correcting, you make yourself more likely to lose control. It is in the most inclement conditions that […]

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