Articles By: Michael Day

Is There Advent in Your Christmas?

Is There Advent in Your Christmas?

That’s what “Happy Holidays” means, and that’s what “Merry Christmas” means in the secular world. But for Christians there is something much more important about Christmas than being merry. It is the very thing that is absent from any secular Christmas – it’s the Advent of the Christ.

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Donald Trump (Photo credit: Gage Skidmore)

Who are the Liars?

After more than a year of grinding political campaigns, the presidential election is only weeks away. I heard a joke the other day that asked if Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are in a boat and it capsizes, who survives? The punchline answer was, “America”, and I must confess that I laughed.

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How Do You Recognize Success?

How Do You Recognize Success?

In Western civilization generally and in the United States specifically, Christian principles have held together the fabric of society while allowing for a great deal of change. Essentially the rejection of principles by Millennials reflects society’s rejection of absolute truth and the authority of God.

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The Future’s Not Looking Bright

The Future’s Not Looking Bright

This is a future I didn’t anticipate when I was 14. A future without God. A future that has forgotten the Noblesse oblige of history, forgotten the words of Jesus, “Everyone to whom much was given, of him much will be required,” forgotten that in Western Civilization, it was the church that instituted charities and social services to serve the under-privileged. White Boy Privilege gives meaningless lip service.

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What’s the Problem With Socialism?

What’s the Problem With Socialism?

One of the most common traits of socialism is violence. When governments establish socialist economies, it comes at the price of millions of people’s lives. That’s an empirically observed fact of history.

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‘I’m a Citizen of the World’

‘I’m a Citizen of the World’

My dictionary first defines a citizen as a person owing loyalty to and entitled to the protection of a given state. A second definition is given as a resident of a city or town, especially one entitled to vote and enjoy other privileges there.

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Grow Up, or Live Under Tyranny

Grow Up, or Live Under Tyranny

One of the prime elements in the foundation of freedom is the universal right to express choices, thoughts, opinions, beliefs and convictions. In America, this right is enshrined in what we call “freedom of speech”, “freedom of the press”, “freedom of religion” and “freedom of association”.

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Now Get Out There and Vote!

Now Get Out There and Vote!

If you are one of those who believe that the Democrats and Republicans have only given us a choice between the lesser of two evils, then you are probably asking, “What kind of a choice is that?” Bottom line, the lesser of two evils is still evil. In principle, it’s like being asked how you want to be killed — by firing squad, hanging or lethal injection.

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Do They Really Report and We Decide?

Do They Really Report and We Decide?

Americans will get the president they deserve. Like children, most Americans expect someone else to take care of them. They expect entities such as government, political parties, insurance companies or financial institutions to provide them prosperity, security, physical safety, comfort and convenience in an environment conducive to unfettered playtime.

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Consider: Who Is Your God, Part 3

Consider: Who Is Your God, Part 3

The weakness of pure democracy is seen when the majority is wrong or unwise. Why do lemmings run off cliffs to their deaths? I imagine if they could think and speak they would tell you they are convinced it is for the greater good, after all, everyone’s doing it. This is the mentality of most popular public opinions.

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