God Made A Way

Gulf Intercoastal Waterway in Venice Florida
Photo by InnAtTheBeach, Gulf Intercoastal Waterway in Venice, Florida

Some of you may remember my post about possibly moving to Florida, and you might remember that I said I felt like God needed to part the sea for us to move there.  Well, God parted the sea and He made a way where there was no way!  Florida, here we come!

My wife was just offered a teaching position this morning and it was her top choice!  She starts in August, so we are moving to Florida this month!  I’m sitting here laughing just writing that!  It is truly amazing what has happened the last few days and I appreciate all of you who prayed for us.  God answered fast and everything fell into place so smoothly!

I had asked the Lord that if He wanted us to move to Florida, then please move in power and make a way because I didn’t see a way.  I asked Him to move in such a way that we would know it was from Him and it was His will.  So many things had to happen and they all happened one after another!  Praise God!

It started with my wife getting her permanent Colorado license renewal in just a couple weeks.  That was supposed to take months.  Then she was able to submit everything for her Florida license, and the Human Resource lady let her know she could apply for jobs even though they are still waiting on her college transcripts.  She applied for several jobs and within a day she got an interview for this morning.  One hour after the interview, they called back and offered her the job!  It’s so crazy fast and perfect that only God could do this!  I’m still in shock and just praising God!  He never ceases to amaze me, even after all He has shown me!

We will be living in Venice, which has won awards for being a happy seaside town and one of the best places to live in Florida.  The schools are great and the whole area is beautiful, and we are all excited.  Our kids are really excited that the rental home has a private backyard pool.  We will rent for 6 to 8 months while our new home is being built.  We decided against having a pool in our new home.  It’s too expensive, but our new neighborhood will have a pool just like here anyway.  We are all looking forward to hot sunny weather, beaches, and palm trees.

It’s looking like we will be moving around the end of July.  I probably won’t be on the blog as much because we have a ton of stuff to do.  The moving POD is being delivered tomorrow, piano movers are coming soon, and we have to get our house ready for showings.  If you’ve done it, then you know what’s ahead of us.  Prayers are appreciated!

I guess I’m writing this to clear my head a bit and make sense of everything too.  I am going to miss Colorado.  I’ve lived here almost all my life.  This is where I grew up and it will always be in my heart.  But it’s just too expensive to live here anymore.  We are definitely looking forward to a lower cost of living and no state income tax.  We recently read an article that said our county here in Colorado (Douglas County) is as expensive as San Diego now.  Yeah, don’t we know it!  It’s ridiculous and they just keep raising the taxes.

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Photo by Ryan, Pikes Peak, 3-22-2020

I will miss the mountains and our Rocky Mountain views, but I won’t miss the winters, especially shoveling snow and being cold for half the year.  Won’t miss the spring blizzards either.  My snowboarding days are behind me, and I suppose retiring on a beach with year round warm weather and sunshine sounds pretty good to me.  My wife and kids absolutely love the ocean and the beach and we have always wanted to live in a tropical vacation spot.  God makes dreams come true, and nothing is impossible for God!

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Photo by visitvenicefl.org, Venice Mainstreet

Thank You Jesus for all you have done for us!  Guide us, Lord, and give us wisdom as we follow You on this new journey You have for us.  May Your will be done!

Thank you all for your prayers!

“Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and all that night the LORD drove the sea back with a strong east wind and turned it into dry land.  The waters were divided, and the Israelites went through the sea on dry ground, with a wall of water on their right and on their left.”

Exodus 14:21-22

“For nothing is impossible with God.”

Luke 1:37

Grace and peace!

I Took An Oath

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Hello friends and family.  This post has been on my heart for awhile now.  Most of you have known me for years and some have known me my whole life.  You know I love Jesus with all my heart and I hate violence.  But I want to be very clear about something.  God’s Word teaches us that love always protects, and I will fight to protect my family and my country that I love.

“Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”

1 Corinthians 13:6-7

When I see all these videos of innocent people being savagely beaten by BLM and Antifa terrorists, it makes the vengeance of God fan into flame deep within my soul.  I am praying for peace.  I don’t want bloodshed.  I know a civil war would be brutal.  I know once all the Patriots have finally had enough and we take hold of our Constitutional right to form militias, those violent punks won’t know what hit them!  Americans have had enough and we are already seeing people start to form up and fight back.

Just yesterday I saw news about Catholics who were beat up by a BLM mob while they were trying to pray.  It disgusted me to see that old man being beat on by those pathetic chumps.  How much more violence are we going to allow?  If the authorities won’t do their jobs and protect people, then we will do it ourselves, and we have the Constitutional right to do so.

That couple in St. Louis who stood on their front lawn armed and ready to defend themselves and their home have had enough, and so have I.  We recently had a warning of a threat on our local NextDoor app about some BLM nutcase threatening to send mobs to the suburbs and “threaten white people.”  I’m telling you folks, they better not come around here.  I will meet force with overwhelming force and I will defend my family to the death.  Nobody has the right to attack me or my family, but I do have the right to protect myself and my family.

I told you this whole thing is a violent socialist insurrection based on Marxist ideology.  This is not about cops and “social justice.”  This is a highly organized and well funded socialist revolution and they are attempting to tear down everything American, including removing God from society.  They will not succeed as long as brave Patriots stand up to evil!  I will never bow to the mob!  I bow to God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ!

I would have stood shoulder to shoulder with that couple in St. Louis.  I will not let anyone hurt my family or my neighbors.  I will not let evil prevail in my presence.  I will fight back and overcome it in the power of the Holy Spirit!  I don’t want violence.  I hate violence!  Just remember, protecting those you love is not violent, it is loving.

The hateful racist BLM and Antifa hordes are the ones who are violent committing acts of heinous violence in our streets.  I will never let that army of evil cause destruction and death in my neighborhood!  They want to keep threatening white people and they want to hate us just because we are white?  Okay, but they better be ready for the day God rises up in truth and justice and strikes them down through the God fearing Patriot militia!  Always remember, God is full of grace and truth.  He is a just and loving God who will bring justice with great vengeance and fury if He has to.

Sheriffs all over the country are already telling people to stand up and fight back.  Rally around your Sheriffs when the time comes and stay ready!  They can deputize you on the spot and it is the best way to legally form a Constitutional militia.  I never had the honor of serving in our armed forces, but I personally took the same oath and I intend on fulfilling it, even if it means my death.  If that’s what it takes for my kids and country to be free, then so be it.  I willingly serve at the pleasure of President Trump and my local Sheriff and I am awaiting orders.

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“I, Ryan Callahan, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God.”

This isn’t a joke.  This isn’t some tough talk nonsense or a rant.  I might not have had military experience, but I have been training my whole life.  I am a self-defense and gun enthusiast, and I’ve always enjoyed shooting.  From dry fire practice, range time, and speed drills to customizing my rifles and pistols, I am all in.  Iron sights are my favorite and the Lord has given me a gift in using them.  My initial instructor was an old Gunny type guy who spent 25 years training SWAT teams.  I even learned rock climbing and did rappelling down a huge mountain when I was in college.  I can rappel, I can shoot, and I can fight like any soldier out there and I am ready to join my brothers at any time.

Take a look at my photo.  That is a Patriot militia uniform.  Take a good look and notice the patches.  When you see us on the streets fighting Antifa and BLM terrorists, we will be easily identifiable so there is no confusion.  We won’t be in all black like the cowards.  I will be fighting under the legal Constitutional right to wear that uniform and fulfill my oath.  When you see men like me in our uniforms, you will know we are not your enemy and we are there to help.  We are there to support our Sheriffs and all law enforcement officers and we are there to rescue you, your neighborhood, and your city.  We support and love all of our brave law enforcement officers!  Thank you for all you do!

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I read an article the other day written by famous country musician Charlie Daniels.  His words reached deep in my heart and touched my soul.  He is 83 years old and his words are very wise.  He warned that he has never seen a time like this in our country and he exhorted Americans to stand up tall for truth and righteousness.  It’s a short article, but it packs a punch.  Please take a moment to listen to him.

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I completely agree with Charlie!  He is seeing things clearly in the power of the Holy Spirit when he says:

“The time is swiftly coming in America when everybody who cares about having a future is going to have to pick a side.

When you get past the very thin patina of  “peaceful” protest and look beyond the fallacy that violence and destruction bring about racial equality, you have to come to the conclusion that there is a radical fringe of people who would literally burn this country down, given the opportunity.

You’ll never here it in the media, but if you’re willing to scratch the surface and dig a little bit, it will dawn on you that this is not a simple protest against the unjust killing of a black man, but a revolutionary street battle against America and everything we stand for and it IS funded and lead by socialist factions, and it’s not just in the US but in many democratic nations around the world.

In other words, an all-out socialist attack on our Republic.”

-Charlie Daniels, Pick a Side

That’s exactly what we are witnessing!  That is what communists do!  They tear down morals and values, tear down law and order, tear down your history & replace it with lies, tear down faith in God, and then they establish their failed communist state where they rule with an iron fist and a boot to your face.  Believe me, the answer to 1984 is still 1776!

I am a believer in Jesus Christ, I am a conservative, and I am white.  Hate me if you want to, but know that I will never bow to any man, especially to those who spread hatred and lies and achieve their goals through chaos, destruction, and murdering innocent people in the streets.  If any BLM or Antifa terrorist happens to read this, know that I will be here to fight you, and my brothers and I will strike you down in the power of God.  He is coming for you and you better repent while you still can.

“But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days.  People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God–having a form of godliness but denying its power.  Have nothing to do with them.”

2 Timothy 3:1-5

Sound familiar?  Yes, I believe we are in the last days.  We don’t know how long it will take to play out and we don’t know the exact times or dates of the end, but we see the signs of the times all around us.  Jesus is indeed coming soon!  If you don’t know Jesus, now is a real good time to meet Him!

“That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”

Romans 10:9

God bless all the brave Patriot 3%ers in this country who are ready to fight back!  We are the last line of defense!  You are my brothers and sisters and I am with you!  Stand up for truth and righteousness and never back down!  God have mercy and God bless us with great victory!  God bless America!

“Praise be to the LORD my Rock,

who trains my hands for war,

my fingers for battle.

He is my loving God and my fortress,

my stronghold and my deliverer,

my shield, in whom I take refuge,

who subdues peoples under me.”

Psalm 144:1-2

Grace and peace to you all!

Free Speech Paradise

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If you haven’t heard, hundreds of thousands of people are leaving the censorship gulag known as Twitter and heading to free speech paradise Parler.  I’m one of them!  We are fed up with Twitter’s illegal censorship and harassment, and the exodus from Twitter has begun!  Praise God!  Welcome to the #TWEXIT!

I joined Parler yesterday and I already love it so much better!  It’s so nice to not be throttled and shadow banned for speaking the truth!  There are a lot of conservatives and Christians on Parler because we are the main political and faith based group Twitter persecutes.  I’ve been on Twitter for almost two years and they have persecuted me the entire time.  They pretty much have me pinned down now.

My account is so slow, I can barely use it.  They continue to hide notifications, purge followers, block tweets and retweets, take likes, and throttle my account to the point I see white screens and the spinning blue circle for a long time before each page loads.  I’ve also dealt with trolls falsely accusing me and reporting me to Twitter in an attempt to get me banned.  I’m actually surprised they haven’t just banned me after all they do to persecute me.

They have really ramped up their persecution as we enter the homestretch of the election because they hate Trump and all those who support him.  Twitter supports the violence and hatred of BLM and Antifa and all the twisted race baiting lies of the “social justice” movement.  They hate America and our Constitution, so they allow accounts that promote socialist insurrection while banning accounts that are Pro-Life, Pro-God, Pro-America, Pro-Freedom, and the one they hate the most, Pro-Trump.

Always remember, this is a spiritual war.  The CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, is a self proclaimed satan worshiping pedophile.  He is a billionaire member of the new world order and he is not shy about his evil lifestyle in his tweets.  Seriously, his tweets are disgusting.  He hates truth and righteousness and he especially hates Christians.  That is why Twitter attempts to silence conservative Christians.  They are a God-hating leftist platform that caters to leftist ideology.  Pray for Jack.  Maybe God will yet have mercy on him and he will see the error of his wicked ways.

“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.  Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.  For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.  Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.”

Ephesians 6:10-13

The numbers are not looking good for Twitter.  Parler just took the number one spot over Twitter for social media apps, and 500,000 people joined Parler in just 3 days this week.

500,000 Users Sign Up For Parler In Three Days After Twitter Suspends Pro-Trump Accounts

Here is a parley (Parler’s version of a tweet) from the founder and CEO of Parler, John Matze:

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Amen to that!  I completely agree with John!  That is exactly what we want and that is exactly what the First Amendment of our Constitution gives us a right to!  Free discussion!  We are not going to be told what to think, how to think, or what to say!  The so called “fact checkers” at Twitter are just a bunch of liberals who hate conservatives and conservative speech.  They are not the standard of truth by which all facts get checked.  Talk about bias and conflict of interest!

Everyone sees Twitter for what they really are now.  They allow all manner of vile images and language from groups like Antifa and BLM, but they censor and ban conservatives who love God and America and speak the truth about the evils of socialism.  The blatant hypocrisy and double standard is cringe worthy and we don’t need to put up with it.

Parler truly is unbiased social media.  No censorship, no shadow banning, and no socialist Democrat bias!  Like they say on the Parler homepage:

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That is the way all social media should be!  Facebook, YouTube, and Google need to stop censoring conservatives too.  Technofascism is exactly what it is!  The social media giants fancy themselves as thought police and they revel in the power.  They do not have the right to dictate and control thought and speech.  They do not have the right to ban people based on political, religious, or any other affiliation either.  That is called discrimination and that is illegal in America.  It is sad that so many liberal Americans agree with the destruction of free speech.  It’s all well and good when they are banning our speech, but what about when they come for you?  Free speech must be protected and preserved for all!

How weak our society has become that instead of free thought and open intellectual debate, half the country would rather shout down and ban all speech they disagree with.  It’s not conservatives calling for liberal speech to be banned and it never will be.  It’s the socialist Democrats that always want to dictate and control everything like tyrants.  They are the ones calling for the destruction of the First Amendment with their insane SJW cancel culture mob.  They are the ones throwing a fit and demanding people be fired whenever people speak truth they don’t want to hear.  It is pathetic and we need a serious renaissance of free speech in this country!  We must not ever bow to the violent demands of the leftist mobs no matter how much they threaten us!  We are free Americans and we will fight for our freedom!

I will continue the fight on Parler.  I will most likely be deactivating my Twitter account after the election.  I’ve fought too hard to delete it now.  They might have been able to bog down my account, but they can’t shut me up.  I’ve sent out 6,686 tweets since August of 2018.  I have way too many memes and articles on there that I need to save, and I will use it as a resource for Parler for the time being.

There are over 6,000 people on my Twitter, but for the last few months most of them never even see my tweets because of the constant shadow banning.  Hopefully, they will somehow see my tweet about joining Parler.  There are already 249 people following me on Parler after just a day, and yes, I have already shared the Gospel with them.  Glory to God!

My main ministry is this blog and I will keep preaching the Gospel and speaking truth to power here too.  I praise God that He used me to strike at the enemy behind enemy lines.  I was able to get a whole lot of truth out before Twitter was able to pin me down, and the way I am being treated shows I am a threat to their evil ideology.

There are liberals on Parler too, but not as many, and they don’t have Twitter backing up their bully tactics either.  Some people are concerned that Parler and Twitter will just become two separate factions with each group going to their respective corners.  That could happen, but at least the truth will be spoken.  Let people see how hateful and vile the liberals are on Twitter.  It will become nothing but an echo chamber of lies once the conservatives leave, and it will eventually implode under the weight of its own corruption.

People will always love freedom over tyranny, and people are free to be themselves and speak freely on Parler.  People don’t like being harassed, persecuted, controlled, manipulated, and censored.  All Parler has to do is keep promoting and protecting free speech and they will beat Twitter soundly.  All we have to do is keep standing firm and speaking the truth and we will beat the lies of the leftist mob too.

Be bold and never be afraid to speak the truth!  The traitors in the new world order are trying to tear down our society through organized and well funded chaos based on radical socialist ideology.  Don’t let them silence you!  When we are persecuted in one place, we flee to the next and keep fighting the good fight.  We wipe the dust off our feet and keep moving forward!  Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior and I am His servant.  May He fight evil through me and speak His truth through me in accordance with His glorious will, amen!

You can find me on Parler at: @AuthorRyanC.  God bless you all, God bless President Trump, and God bless America!

Grace and peace to you all!

Update 11-6-2020: I am locked out of my Parler account @AuthorRyanC. My new Parler account is: @PatriotPreacherRyanC. See you over there!

Our 19th Anniversary

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Today is June 23, 2020.  Nineteen years ago today, on June 23, 2001, my wife and I were married at a beautiful chapel in downtown Denver.  We met and fell in love in college and we’ve been together ever since.  Happy Anniversary honey, I love you!

My wife and I have been through a lot of suffering and trials together.  From the very beginning, our marriage seemed destined to face trials and tribulations when our country was attacked just 3 months later on September 11th.  Quite a start into the economy for a newly wed couple trying to make it.  I was selling cars back then.  Thank God that 0% financing came out after that, or we probably wouldn’t have sold any cars.  My wife was still in college at the time and we lived in a small apartment outside of our University’s campus.  Neither of us had celebrated our birthdays yet that year, so I was 22 and my wife was 20 the day we got married.  We were young and deeply in love and we still are.  Well, in love anyway.  Not so young anymore.

We committed our lives, marriage, hopes, and dreams to Jesus and He is the reason we are still together today.  The Lord has given us two beautiful children and we are blessed to watch them grow and live peaceful healthy lives.  Even through all the pain and suffering of Celiac Disease, the Lord has held us together strong and He has never given up on us.  He is a mighty God that deserves all our praise!

We have weathered every storm together and come out strong and resilient in Christ!  My wife wrote a beautiful note in the card she gave me this morning.  I would like to share part of what she said.

“When a tree is tested by the wind, its roots make the tree stronger so it can withstand storms.  That’s our love and life together.  We have been tested and tried, but have come out stronger.”

-My wife

It’s so true!  When I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease on 1-6-2012, it flipped our lives upside down.  Our daughter was 4 and our son was not even 2 yet.  I was 33.  We had two small kids to raise and bills to pay, and I had just been taken out by a horrible auto-immune disorder.  I couldn’t work, in fact, I could barely eat or walk.  It radically changed our lives and put immense pressure on our marriage.

Jesus carried us through that fire and He strengthened and refined us like silver.  He held us through all the arguments and disappointments.  All the job loss and debt.  All the stress and attempts by the enemy to tear us apart.  Jesus held us through it all!

You don’t get to 19 years of marriage without trouble.  Love takes your whole heart and marriage will prove that to you.  Marriage takes sacrifice, hard work, and lots and lots of forgiveness.  Believe me, you will not go far without forgiveness.  Whatever trials you are going through today, let those hardships bring you together, not tear you apart.  Love and forgive as Jesus loves and forgives you, and let it go.  Don’t keep a record of wrongs.  Move forward in love and stay strong together as one!  That is what 19 years being married to the same woman I fell in love with in my youth has taught me.  Hold on to Jesus together and never let go!

“Love is patient, love is kind.  It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

Love never fails.  But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.”

1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Those verses in 1 Corinthians spell out exactly how we are to love each other.  That is how God loves us.  We are not perfect in loving each other this way, but our marriage has survived a culture that hates the holy union between a man and a woman because our marriage has been rooted in God’s love from the beginning.  You will both make mistakes in your marriage and we all need grace and forgiveness.  For the newly weds out there, please don’t expect it to be perfect and be sure to give each other room to grow and do so in love.

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”

Ephesians 4:32

Tend the garden of your marriage well and fight for each other.  Don’t let weeds sprout up and choke out your joy and love.  Take care of those weeds right when they pop up and dig them out from the root!  Stand firm together in Christ and don’t let the evil one ever get a foot hold!  You truly do become one in the Spirit and you must fight back together by the power of the Holy Spirit.  The evil one will try to separate you and pit you against each other.  Fight for each other in Christ!  Fight back through prayer, God’s Word, and putting forgiveness into action!  Fight back through love!

Marriage is not easy, but I would do it all over again with the same beautiful woman I am with today and will be with for the rest of my life!  She is the mother of our children, my best friend, and the woman I love, and I am forever blessed to have found her!  Thank you Jesus for all you have done for us!

Grace and peace to you all!

Happy Father’s Day 2020

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Happy Father’s Day to my Dad and all the great Dads out there!  Being a father is a great honor and responsibility, and I pray all of us who are Dads will love our children as our Father in Heaven loves them.  I can’t even express in words how much I love our kids!  It’s awesome being a Dad!

My number one job as a Father is to love and protect my kids with all my heart.  The best way I can do that is to point them to their Heavenly Father who loves them perfectly.  I teach them His Word and pray with them and for them every day.  They know how much Jesus loves them and they have since they were little.  They know all my stories of what God has done for me and they know I’ve had a very weird life, and they love it.  They know all things are possible with God!

“Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”

Matthew 19:14

The ultimate protection I can give my kids is to protect their souls, and only Jesus can do that.  I would not know what love is or how to love my kids without Jesus.  He fills my heart with overflowing love and compassion for my kids and He gives me wisdom to care for them and help them grow.  It is not easy being a Dad at times.  I’m not perfect and I’ve made my mistakes along the way, but the Lord always empowers me in the Holy Spirit to be the man, father, and husband He wants me to be.  Glory to God for His grace!  He is a loving Father and He never gives up on us!

“We love because he first loved us.”

1 John 4:19

“…Never will I leave you;

never will I forsake you.”

Hebrews 13:5

That is the kind of father I strive to be.  My kids know that I will always be here for them no matter what and I will never leave them or give up on them.  They know I will defend and protect them with my life.  They know I will fight and sacrifice and suffer, so they can have a good life.  They know they can come to me for a hug and an encouraging word.  They know I will speak the truth and give them the discipline and guidance they need.  They also know I will forgive them when they do wrong and help them stay on the right path.  They know they are safe and loved beyond measure.  That is what every father’s legacy should be: love.

“Your love, O LORD, reaches to the

heavens,

your faithfulness to the skies.”

Psalm 36:5

Thank you, Dad, for always being there for me.  Thank you for your love, discipline, and guidance and for all the time spent teaching me basketball and baseball, and helping me get straight As in math.  Thank you for working so hard to provide for us and all the sacrifices you made.  I’ve been a Dad now for over 12 years and it has given me a much deeper respect and appreciation for all you did for us.  I love you!

I will be enjoying time with my wife and kids today grilling some bison burgers and playing in the backyard.  Our son loves baseball and we’ve been doing a lot of batting practice lately.  He knocked a couple over the fence yesterday!  Our daughter loves kicking the soccer ball with me, and they both love riding bikes, so we have a fun filled day ahead of us.  It’s a beautiful new day and I am so thankful to be a Dad!

To all the Dads around the world, have fun with your kids today!  They love you!  Encourage them, play with them, and love them with all your heart!  We only get one life.  Make it count every day!  Happy Father’s Day!

Grace and peace to you all!

American Reparations

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Due to all the craziness here in America, I have been writing a lot about all the social and political issues swirling around us.  It is always important to include a Christ centered perspective in the nationwide conversations we are having.  These conversations are changing and shaping our society, and we must speak God’s truth to it all.  Today, I want to address the rapidly spreading idea of reparations, and how ridiculous and sinful it is.

If you haven’t heard, the radical leftist hate group “Black Lives Matter” has added a new demand to their list after their wildly successful “defund the police” campaign.  Now they want reparations for the sin of black slavery in America.  That is, they want the government to literally pay every black person in America money for the damages caused by slavery over 150 years ago.  Don’t think it could happen?  Just look how fast “defund the police” caught on.  I could totally see Pelosi writing a bill for reparations.  Look how much money she stole with the CARES Act!

Some have even suggested the government pay every black person a permanent livable wage.  The founder of BET (Black Entertainment Television), Robert Johnson, declared on CNBC Monday morning that the government should pay 14 Trillion dollars in reparations in the form of a cash wealth transfer.  He said white Americans need to recognize “damages that are owed.”  Not only is his suggestion ridiculous because there isn’t even that much cash available in our country’s economy, but the whole idea is ridiculous.

How far back should we go?  How many people groups should we pay back for all the wrongs committed against them?  My ancestors came from Ireland.  When they arrived in America, they were hated and persecuted and they lived in the New York City ghettos with the blacks.  They had to come up from nothing and scrap and fight every step of the way.  Should white ancestors of the Irish, like myself, be paid reparations for that?  NO, and I wouldn’t want it anyway!

How about the Native American Seneca Tribe blood I have in me from my Mom’s side?  If there were ever going to be reparations, I would think it would be best to start with all the Native Americans first.  How much money do you suppose they are owed?  Should every person with Native American genealogy, like myself, be paid reparations as well?

Nobody is denying that slavery was a horrific sin and should have never happened.  But putting that sin on every white person in America is sinful too.  Nobody in our current society has ever owned black slaves.  Republican northerners didn’t own slaves and it was the Republican President Abraham Lincoln who set the slaves free back in 1863.  Democrat southerners were the slave owners and it was the Democrats who started the KKK too.  Even so, no current southerner in our modern society has ever owned slaves either.  I was born in the late 1970s.  If you want to get real specific about it, none of my Irish ancestors owned slaves either.  I come from a persecuted people who were treated poorly alongside black people, remember?

I’m tired of hearing about “white privilege” too.  What white privilege did my Irish ancestors have?  They worked hard labor building this country.  They sweat it out in the factories and mines and laid the tracks that took our nation West.  They didn’t demand reparations and we still don’t.

I’ve been working hard since I was a kid and so has my family.  We are all subject to the controls and forced inflation of the Federal Reserve no matter our color.  People don’t need handouts.  We need good steady jobs in a thriving economy!  If you want to make it in this country, you better be ready to work hard for it.

What white privilege do I have?  I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease on 1-6-2012.  I lost everything!  My job, my money, my health insurance, and it almost cost me my life.  I have been unemployed for 8 years now as I fight this disease every day.  It doesn’t matter that I’m white!  Nobody will hire me and nobody cares that I’m white!  Our state doesn’t even allow disability income for people with Celiac!

Should I talk about how all of you healthy people discriminate against those of us who are chronically ill?  Should I demand reparations and talk about “healthy privilege” and how you get all the jobs, benefits, and money while we are cast out of society like lepers?  It’s easier for a healthy black person to get a job, than it is for a sick white person.  Hashtag healthy privilege, right?!  Chronically ill, injured, and disabled lives matter too.

Reparations for slavery is absolutely ridiculous!  I did not commit the sin of slavery and I am not a racist.  I have nothing to apologize for regarding my white skin and God does not hold me accountable for the sin of slavery.  That sin is not on me or my children, and we don’t owe money to anyone, no matter what color they are.

Jesus Christ died for the sins of all mankind.  Each one of us is accountable to God for our own sins, and we must all individually stand before Him at our last breath.  The only way to be forgiven of our sins is through faith in Jesus Christ.  When you believe in Jesus, your sins are nailed to that cross and you become a redeemed child of God!  There is no condemnation in Christ and God keeps no record of wrongs!

“Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life.  No one comes to the Father except through me.”

John 14:6

“This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe.  There is no difference, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.”

Romans 3:22-24

“Then he adds:

“Their sins and lawless acts

I will remember no more.”

Hebrews 10:17

We don’t need reparations.  We need reconciliation with God!  We all need His forgiveness and love, and that is the only thing that is going to truly change this world.  Blaming all white people in current day America for the sin of slavery that we did not commit is only going to bring more pain and division.

BLM is not seeking healing and reconciliation.  They are seeking revenge.  Hate, anger, and fear are their fuel and they are burning down our country with it.  A BLM mob even vandalized a statue honoring a man who was a slavery abolitionist.  Do they even know why they are knocking down statues?!  No, they don’t.  They are knocking them down simply because they are statues of famous white people from our history.  There is a word for that, it’s called racism.

BLM is not fooling me.  They get what they want through threats, intimidation, force, and violence.  Hating cops was just the beginning.  Their whole agenda is actually based on hating white people and they want to make us pay in any and every way they can.  Some in their group even called for making black only hospitals!  I suppose they want to put up signs that say “No Whites Allowed” and make us sit at the back of the bus too.  Would that satisfy their vengeful hearts?

I pray against their hatred and I pray the Lord heals their hearts.  I’ve said it before and I will say it again, divisions of the flesh come from satan!  Are there real racists in this country?  Yes, and they come in all colors.  Not one race has a monopoly on racism and it is sinful and racist to suggest that only white people are racist.

BLM is spreading hatred based on lies.  They are spreading the hatred of the evil one, and sadly a lot of people are buying it.  This is an attack on the very fabric of our society and the truths and freedoms we all hold dear.  Will we love our neighbors or hate them?  Will we bow to the lies or stand firm in the truth?

We need to pray for revival and healing in this country.  Pray for truth, righteousness, and justice to spread in our land!  Pray for God’s love to increase and overflow in our hearts for each other!  Pray for evil to be exposed and cast out!  Pray for lies to be cut down and pray for people’s minds and hearts to be opened to the truth!  Ask the Lord to pour out His Holy Spirit on our country and save souls!  Amen!

Only God’s love can heal a hate filled heart, and it is the only thing that will heal our nation.  May His love flow through us all and bring great healing!

Grace and peace to you all!

Democrat Lockdowns & Romans 13

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Most of us have been on some sort of lock down due to Coronavirus for a couple months now.  Our Governor ended the stay at home orders here in Colorado on April 26th, but we are still not completely open and that is upsetting a lot of people.  It is difficult when we don’t agree with those in authority, especially when we see other states making better decisions that uphold our Constitutional rights and civil liberties.  As Christians, what do we do when faced with this dilemma?  My advice would be to turn to Romans 13 and obey God.

Colorado is a major battleground state.  The Democrats hold the majority, but there are still plenty of conservatives here to fight the good fight.  It is not totally blue like California.  It is pretty much 50/50, and we all live in relative peace with each other.  I just pray we can vote some more conservatives in and stop the Dems from continually raising taxes.  It’s ridiculous.

It is okay to have disagreements and debates as long as we do it peacefully.  It is our right and duty to petition our government and hold our elected officials accountable when they are abusing their power or they are doing something we disagree with.  I also obey the laws even if I disagree with those who made them.

Governor Polis issued an executive order recently that allows stores and any other business to deny you service if you are not wearing a mask.  He also issued restrictive rules on swimming pools opening.  Other than that, we are pretty much open all over.  I even got a haircut back in May.  All the shops have been reopening since the end of April.  Summer is here and people are outside, but it is ridiculous that the Democrats are still pushing the mask and social distancing narrative that was based on lies and false data.

The truth is out now about masks not helping and actually being harmful to our health.  The truth is out that they lied to us about how many deaths were actually virus related.  The truth is out that Democrats continue pushing lock downs for purely political reasons, namely to attempt stealing the election through mail-in voting and ruining the economy just to hurt Trump.  It is sickening to see Americans being used as pawns for political power.  People are suffering.  There is no reason for the states to stay locked down.  Further social distancing and masks are actually hurting people.  It is not about health and safety.  This is all about Democrats pulling out all the stops to take down Trump.

States that didn’t lock down have not seen any higher cases of the virus than states who did.  We have seen the hypocrisy of Democrat Governors and Mayors on full display as they allowed thousands of people to riot, loot, and march through the streets shoulder to shoulder in their cities.  We were told social distancing and masks were absolutely mandatory and if we didn’t do it, then we were murderers and we would all die.  We were told we couldn’t bury our loved ones or have funerals, but then we watched as thousands gathered multiple times with the Floyd family.  This double standard is not okay, and Americans should demand that our country be fully reopened immediately.

One of the few mainstream journalists I respect is Tucker Carlson.  Recently the leftist cancel culture mob has been calling for Tucker to be fired because they don’t like him speaking truth about their leftist agenda.  I stand with Tucker because he speaks the truth boldly and he is always a voice of reason, sanity, and common sense in this crazy world.  I appreciate how he tells it like it is and stands strong in defense of our Constitutional rights, our morals and values, and law and order.  I was very encouraged by his recent piece on how we were lied to about Coronavirus and the mass lockdowns.  If you would like to read it, please click the link below (it will open in a separate window for your convenience).

Tucker Carlson: We were lied to about coronavirus and the mass lockdowns.  Here’s the proof.

Even though I don’t agree with wearing masks and I don’t agree with our Governor’s executive order about wearing masks in stores, as a Christian I still wear a mask when I go to the store.  I cannot disobey the executive order and I do not want to cause a scene and disturb the peace in the store.  That would be no benefit to me and I do not want to make the authorities mad and bring judgment on myself or my family.  We don’t need masks anywhere else, except in Denver, but I rarely go walking around downtown Denver.

“Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established.  The authorities that exist have been established by God.  Consequently, he who rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.  For rulers hold no terror for those who do right, but for those who do wrong.  Do you want to be free from fear of the one in authority?  Then do what is right and he will commend you.  For he is God’s servant to do you good.  But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword for nothing.  He is God’s servant, an agent of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer.  Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also because of conscience.”

Romans 13:1-5

For whatever reason God has given us a majority Democrat state government being led by a Democrat Governor, I must trust Him.  I also pray that the Lord would remove wicked people from power and uphold our Constitutional freedoms.  We can submit to the authorities even if we don’t like it, and we can always petition our government, speak truth to power, and vote.

It’s sad to see my kids upset because of the continued lockdown rules regarding pools.  That is another reason they want to move to Florida.  That great red state is completely open and free to have a great summer.  Our kids spend the majority of winter inside, and swimming is their favorite summer activity.  Our HOA is using a reservation system right now and only 30 people are allowed in at a time.  We have a lot of people in our neighborhood, so it is very hard to get reservations.  My wife tried for several days and she was finally able to get a spot tomorrow afternoon.  The reservation is only for 2 hours and we can only make 2 reservations per week.  If we are able to get 2 spots per week, they will still only swim a few times.  They usually go just about every day all summer.

I have already written our HOA about it, but there is not much they can do because the restrictive orders come from Governor Polis.  It makes me upset because I pay HOA dues for the pool and I’ve paid them perfectly every month for the last almost 14 years.  The $20,000 in dues we have paid over that time should be our reservation.  We should not still be under these restrictive orders, especially when it is not based on sound health science and data.

For now, we obey the authorities and wear our masks at the store and make our pool reservations, but you better believe I keep fighting for truth, justice, and righteousness in our country.  I will continue to write our elected officials and remind them that they work for us.  I will continue to speak truth to power and cut down the lies of the left.  We are not leaving Colorado anytime soon and I won’t ever be giving up.  There is still plenty of fight left in this old Holy Spirit filled lion and I will stand up and fight back!

If Governor Polis reads this, I want you to know that I obey your orders, but also know we conservatives are not going anywhere and we are working hard to remove you and your leftist army from power.  I pray the Lord gives you wisdom to defend and uphold our Constitutional freedoms.  I pray you do not join with Governors like Cuomo and Whitmer in continuing these obviously politically motivated restrictions and lockdowns.  We should be fully open and free like the red states, and our kids should be free to be kids and have a great summer at the pool.  The people are watching, Governor, and we don’t like what we see.  Remember, God established your power and He can remove it.

Stand firm in Jesus, stand firm in the eternal truth of His Word, and speak the truth in love boldly!  God bless America and all the nations of the world!  Jesus Christ is Lord!

Grace and peace to you all!

You’re My Brother!

I’m really encouraged to be sharing this today!  I’ve been wanting to introduce you to this man for awhile now.  If you don’t already know him and his music, I encourage you to check him out!  My friend, fellow Patriot soldier, and brother in Christ, Bryson Gray, just came out with an awesome new song preaching truth in love about race in America.  He also speaks bold truth about the deep state, BLM, and the leftist agenda.  Bryson loves Jesus and he and I are a lot alike in our passion for patriotism and preaching the Gospel.

You can find him on twitter at: @RealBrysonGray

He also has an album out called “Maga Ain’t Got No Color” which I love and listen to a lot.  MAGA (Make America Great Again) is not racist as the left wants you to believe.  It is about having a thriving and free country for all Americans where our Constitutional rights are preserved and protected.  It is about loving our country and loving each other!  We reject the left’s socialist ideology of sin and death!  We want freedom and we will fight for it!

Bryson’s music is encouraging and clean rap that promotes Christian conservative values, and we need more of it!  Bryson is not shy about speaking the truth in all things and he is unashamed and unapologetic about his faith in Jesus.  My kind of guy and he definitely has my respect!  We fight side by side on Twitter against the rising tide of evil in our country.  We both get persecuted by Twitter and slandered by leftist haters too.  He is my brother, and my white skin and his black skin have nothing to do with it.  We are both warriors for Christ and we are one in the power of the Holy Spirit!

I completely agree with his message in his new song “Color (All Lives Matter).”  I don’t care what color you are or where you are from in this world.  You are my brother or sister as a fellow human being on this earth.  I love you and care about you and I wouldn’t let anyone hurt you.  I don’t see color.  I see souls, and I want you to go to Heaven.  That love comes from God alone.  All the hatred in the world comes from the father of lies who dwells in darkness.  God’s light and love shatters the deepest depths of that darkness and sets us free!

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Jesus speaking in John 3:16

“You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.  There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”

Galatians 3:26-28

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.  Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.”

Galatians 5:1

NO MATTER YOUR COLOR, I LOVE YOU!  JESUS LOVES YOU!  JESUS DIED FOR YOU!  YOU WERE CREATED TO BE KNOWN AND LOVED BY GOD!  THERE ARE NO RACIAL DIVISIONS IN HEAVEN!  DON’T LET THE EVIL ONE DIVIDE US BY RACE!  DON’T LET HATE GROUPS LIKE BLM AND ANTIFA PUSH THEIR HATE INTO YOUR HEART!  DON’T FALL FOR THE RACE BAITING LEFT WING HATRED, LOVE EACH OTHER!

Hatred is a yoke of slavery.  Dividing each other by race is a yoke of slavery.  Stand firm in Christ in the freedom He bought for us with His own blood!  Stand firm in His love!

“If you’re white, you’re my brother, if you’re brown, you’re my brother, if you’re black, you’re my brother.  We goin’ ride for each other, no dividing each other, I don’t care about your color.”

-Bryson Gray

Grace and peace to you all!

Big Family Decision

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Photo by Ryan, view of Pikes Peak from deck, 6-10-2020

Hello everyone.  I wanted to write a quick post asking for prayer for our family.  I hope comments are working now.  I wanted comments open on my post yesterday, but for some reason comments were closed.  That was really frustrating to me because I hadn’t written for a month and I wanted to talk with everyone.  Anyway, if you wanted to comment on my post yesterday, but couldn’t, please feel free to do that here.  Now, about my prayer request.

Most of you know that I have lived in Colorado for most of my life.  I will be 42 this summer and I have lived here for 34 years.  I was born in Illinois in the 70s, but I was raised in Littleton, Colorado from 1981 to 1991.  I went to high school in Illinois, then came back here for college in 1996 and have been here ever since.  This is my home and I love it here.  I love everything about it.  Our children were born here and we are raising them in an excellent, safe, and peaceful community.  I don’t want to leave.

Unfortunately, democrats have increasingly taken over our state and they have raised taxes to a point that it is becoming unaffordable to live here.  In the last few days we have had some difficult and interesting conversations about possibly moving to Florida.  My wife has family down there in Fort Walton Beach and she grew up visiting them.  She is interested in the Sarasota area and she is already looking at teaching jobs and homes.  Colorado has reciprocity with Florida for teaching licenses, so it is easy for my wife to get a Florida license.

I have only been to Florida once.  We went on a cruise that docked out of Miami.  I don’t know much about Florida other than what I’ve seen on TV and heard from my wife.  It has a lower cost of living than here for sure.  It is becoming like California here.  The housing market is way overpriced and everything is expensive.  We just can’t keep up with the constant tax increases anymore.  Florida doesn’t have state income tax, which is very nice.  It’s also a majority red state with a strong Republican Governor, which I also like.  The white sand beaches in Sarasota look very nice too.

My wife and kids are excited.  My kids keep talking about Disney World, beaches, the ocean, dolphins, and all the other attractions to visit.  My wife is tired of winter and she would love living in a hot place year round.  Plus, she loves Florida and loved going there as a kid.  They are also pumped about having a house with a pool.

I can’t say I’m excited.  I’m more in shock that we are even discussing moving to Florida.  A place I never thought I’d live and I never wanted to leave Colorado again.  This is my home and it’s hard to even think about it at this point.  I’m liking winter less and less as I get older, and it would be nice to have warm temperatures year round, but I would probably miss having four seasons.  Even our winters are pretty mild most of the time.  It’s the spring blizzards that are annoying.  Our summers are always nice with a mild fall and our skies are almost always bright blue with over 330 days of sunshine per year.

I do not like humidity even a little bit.  I’m a mountain man and I like the crisp high altitude air we breathe here.  I’ve never been in a hurricane, but I wouldn’t like it.  I don’t like nasty bugs, snakes, or mosquitos either and Florida has plenty of that.  And don’t forget gators too.  I can deal with mountain lions and bears, but I don’t like swamp critters.  And what’s up with the terrifying sink holes in Florida?  Man, that one dude was swallowed alive while laying in bed!  I’d rather be high and dry and safe from gaping holes in the earth here in the Rockies.  We have spiders and snakes here too, but nothing like Florida, and no cockroaches.  I do like fishing though and Florida has great fishing, and plenty of sunshine, so there is that.

There is so much to think about and so much to do if we do move.  Just selling our house and finding a home in Florida is daunting.  My wife has to get a Florida teaching license and apply for jobs first, then we’ll go from there.  It would help us financially to leave Colorado for sure, but at this point it would take a miracle for us to move there.  To me it feels like the Red Sea is in front of us and God needs to make a way or we won’t get through.

Please pray that we would have wisdom and discernment in how to move forward in all this.  Pray we hear the Lord’s voice clearly and follow His will.  And if you live in Florida or you have experience living there, please let me know your inside knowledge.

Thanks for your prayers!

Grace and peace!

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart

and lean not on your own

understanding;

in all your ways acknowledge him,

and he will make your paths

straight.”

Proverbs 3:5-6

Love Is Growing Cold

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Hello friends and family.  I hope all of you are well despite the current state of stress and chaos in the world.  It has been a month since my last blog post on Mother’s Day.  May was Celiac Disease Awareness Month and it was because of Celiac that I didn’t write much last month.  I appreciate those of you who reached out to me and encouraged me with your kind words and prayers.  I’ve also been fighting hard on Twitter preaching the Gospel and speaking the truth regarding social and political issues.  Here in America, we find ourselves in dangerous times.  The violent savagery, murders, and chaos are heartbreaking.  Anger and hatred are in the air, and the enemy is smiling.  Jesus told us the love of most would grow cold in the end, and that is exactly what we are seeing.  Take heart!  Jesus warned us all these things must happen before the end, God is still in control, and He knows what He is doing.

“Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.”

Jesus speaking in Matthew 24:12-13

Yes, we are most definitely seeing an “increase of wickedness.”  Not just in my country, but all over the world.  This increasing wickedness is causing people’s hearts to become calloused and hard.  The warmth of God’s love is growing cold within them and it is being replaced with hatred and division.  That is what the evil one does; he steals, kills, and destroys.

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”

Jesus speaking in John 10:10

How do we stand firm and prevent God’s love from growing cold within us?  We must cling to Jesus and let Him pour out His love into our hearts!  All of this racial division is from satan.  Divisions of the flesh are not of God.  God made all the different races on earth and He loves us all!  We are a beautiful tapestry of colors before Him!  Don’t ever feel ashamed for what color God made you and don’t ever bow down or apologize to anyone for how God made you either!  Any and all racism is sinful and evil whether you are black, white, brown, tan, or whatever.  The evil one wants us to hate each other.  Jesus told us to love one another.

“A new command I give you: Love one another.  As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”

Jesus speaking in John 13:34

The death of George Floyd was a horrific tragedy that no person should ever have to suffer.  No police officer should ever abuse their power.  I agree with police reforms like banning the choke hold and the knee on the neck, and making sure officers hold each other accountable on the job.  I do not agree with hating police, defunding police, or disbanding police.

Also, how did BLM go from defund the police to bow down and feel ashamed because you’re white?  I reject the accusation that America is a deeply racist country with a problem of “systemic racism.”  You can be anything you want to be in this country no matter what color you are, if you are willing to work hard and earn it.  I also reject the accusation that I am racist just because I’m white or only white people are racist.  Black lives matter, of course (as do all lives), but the violent leftist hate group “Black Lives Matter” is pushing racism and hatred disguised as “social justice.”  Getting rid of police and hating white people is not the answer.  It’s just more racism, hate, and division.

BLM and Antifa both use violent tactics to get what they want.  Both are highly organized and well funded (research George Soros and his Open Society Foundations) and both are pushing for the destruction of law and order to achieve their leftist goals.  BLM even has a curriculum that has already gone into the schools in Baltimore that teaches kids that violence and destroying property are an appropriate form of protesting.  This is not just about holding police accountable and recognizing black lives.  This is about a radical agenda that will cause chaos, anarchy, and death in American communities.

You will never see me calling for the destruction of police and you will never see me feeling ashamed or apologizing for the white skin God gave me.  I see exactly what BLM is trying to do with their vile hatred and shaming, and I encourage you to not fall for it.  Both BLM and Antifa are weapons of the globalists who are trying to destroy our country.  They hijacked the peaceful protestors and they are using socialist insurrection tactics to tear down law and order.

Jesus proved all lives matter when He died for all of us.  He ended the debate about race almost 2,000 years ago when He gave up His Spirit on that cross and opened the way to Heaven for all of us.  We must seek reconciliation in love, not hate.  More hate is not going to heal anything.  Attacking police, looting, burning buildings, and murdering innocent people in the streets in mob violence is not going to change anything.  It has only caused more suffering.

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Jesus speaking in John 3:16

I stand with the peaceful protestors who seek real reforms without talking about the insane ideology of getting rid of police and blaming white people for everything.  The majority of our police are brave heroes who protect us from evil every day and night.  People need to be able to call the police for help if they are in danger from crime or any other help they might need.  We need to pray for the police and support them.  We also need to hold them accountable, but we absolutely cannot get rid of our police forces.  The authorities are established by God for our protection.  Any bad apples will be dealt with accordingly and removed from power.  The police and the people must never bow to criminals or to those who want us to bow to criminals.  God is just and we must have law and order in society.

Love is growing cold, but we must stand firm to the end as Jesus said.  Stand firm in Jesus on the foundation of God’s Holy Word.  In a time where more and more people are calling evil good and good evil, we must continue speaking the truth boldly in love.  We must call evil and chaos out for what they truly are, and where truth falls in the street, we must pick it up, dust it off, and send it on its way.  I receive hatred and slander just about every day on Twitter.  Twitter also continues to harass, shadow ban, and throttle down my account.  Their hatred won’t stop me.  The love of God burns hot within my soul and it keeps my heart warm in the power of God.  My prayer is for the Lord to pour out His love on us all and bring great healing and revival around the world.

Don’t let His love grow cold within you.  Fight that horrible pull towards hatred and seek peace through God’s love.  His love alone can heal all of our hearts.

Grace and peace to you all!