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Why Did The Crowd Choose Jesus Instead of Barabbas?

Patricia L. Dickson Matthew 27:19-23 19 While he was seated on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, “Have nothing to do with that righteous and innocent Man; for last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him.” 20 But the chief priests and the elders persuaded the crowds to […]

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Evangelical Pastors Chastise Christians for Supporting Donald Trump

Patricia L. Dickson Some Evangelical Pastors and Christian leaders have recently decided to publicly chastise Christians for supporting presidential candidate Donald Trump. These Christian leaders cite Bible verses to support their rationale in an attempt to shame members of the Christian community to not support Trump. According to these good shepherds, Trump is an immoral […]

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A Dying World In Need Of a Living God

Patricia L. Dickson 1 Peter 2:12 Conduct yourselves properly (honorably, righteously) among the Gentiles, so that, although they may slander you as evildoers, [yet] they may by witnessing your good deeds [come to] glorify God in the day of inspection [[e]when God shall look upon you wanderers as a pastor or shepherd looks over his […]

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Movie Review: Woodlawn

Patricia L. Dickson   The movie Woodlawn is an Erwin Brothers Film that depicts real life events that took place in Alabama during the early 1970s at the height of desegregation. Historical footage from Governor George Wallace’s impassioned segregation forever speech played during the first minutes of the movie as well as parts of speeches […]

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Will The Church Let The World Go To Hell?

Patricia L. Dickson America has witnessed our Supreme Court make same-sex marriage the law of the land with a 5-4 decision that changed the definition of marriage. After the decision was announced, one would think that churches all over America would have been protesting and marching in the streets. Instead, on the Sunday following the […]

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The Christian Faith: Protestant vs Catholicism

Patricia L. Dickson The first time that I had to differentiate my Christian faith as either Protestant or Catholic was while I was serving in the military. While filling out my personnel file on the computer, I came to the question about my religious faith. I typed Christian in the space provided, however that triggered […]

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What Do Gays Really Want From The Church?

Patricia L. Dickson                 Originally published at American Thinker After a federal judge in Idaho recently ruled that the state’s ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional, ordained ministers Donald and Evelyn Knapp who own the Hitching Post wedding chapel in the city of Coeur d‘Alene, were asked by a gay couple to perform their wedding ceremony. According […]

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How To Tell A True Minister of God

Patricia L. Dickson For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God. Romans 8:14 I frequent Christian websites and blogs to keep up with what is going on in the Christian church in the U.S. and around the world. These Christian websites and blogs chronicles the recent news and events […]

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The Christian Message vs Social Justice

  Patricia L. Dickson                         Originally published at American Thinker The events in Ferguson, Missouri have propelled several issues afflicting the black community to the forefront. In most inner cities, it is common to find a church on every corner, which leads me to wonder what the pastors in these communities are teaching the people.   Rev. Fred […]

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A Case For Critical Thinking

Patricia L. Dickson If I had to list the life changing events in my life, I would have to include the semester that I took my first critical thinking course. I was an adult woman that had been in the military for a number of years when I decided it was time to complete my college education, […]

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