Adherents: A bigoted website?

Adherents – a bigoted website ? Talk among some at the Assemblies of God Fine Arts Festival in Orlando last summer centered on the growing influence of what some see as a bigoted online website which seems bent on destroying their denomination.  Selected entries, false information, censored material and a failure to respond to correctionsContinue reading “Adherents: A bigoted website?”

Inside the McCain campaign: what we didn’t know

Losing presidential campaigns always prompt criticism and “what if’s” but most savvy observers were surprised that Senator John McCain and his creative team kept it as close as they did.   John McCain didn’t come away looking like a loser.  He played a remarkable game with very bad cards.   I mentioned in one of myContinue reading “Inside the McCain campaign: what we didn’t know”

A Fox within a Fox continued

(To understand this post you may want to read an earlier installment.) https://dougwead.wordpress.com/2008/09/30/a-fox-within-a-fox/ Okay folks, here is an example of what I am talking about.  Tuesday all of the news shows were trumpeting a new battleground poll showing Senator Barack Obama pulling ahead of Senator John McCain in the presidential race in the key fiveContinue reading “A Fox within a Fox continued”

A Fox within a Fox

“Talent hits a target that no one else can hit.  Genius hits a target that no one else can see.” – Arthur Schopenhauer Here it is folks, the last big, untouched, television market. Everyone knows the success story of how FOX NEWS was launched and made an effort to include conservative opinion and thinking inContinue reading “A Fox within a Fox”

The History of the evangelical vote in presidential elections

What is the history of the crucial Evangelical Christian vote and where is it likely to go in the upcoming showdown between John McCain and Barack Obama?   The chart below, prepared by a team I put together for NEWSMAX and appearing in their current issue, offers the most comprehensive and accurate account of theContinue reading “The History of the evangelical vote in presidential elections”

Has Sarah Palin spoken in tongues?

Has Sarah Palin Spoken in Tongues?   Last night a CNN reporter asked that question of Palin’s former pastor.  Because of my work as religious liaison in past presidential campaigns, I have been inundated with calls from the media asking about Sarah Palin’s church, the Assemblies of God, their doctrine and what this will mean. Continue reading “Has Sarah Palin spoken in tongues?”

What is Sarah Palin’s religion and why does it matter?

What is Sarah Palin’s Religion? She is Assemblies of God. Ted Boatsman, the former Alaskan District Superintendent for the Assemblies of God, was her junior high pastor at Wasilla Assemblies of God Church. Later she attended Juneau Christian Center whose pastor is pastor is Mike Rose.  Now, she is attending a more acceptable “Bible Church.”Continue reading “What is Sarah Palin’s religion and why does it matter?”

Why many Jews fear Obama

My speaking trips around the world have left me with many friends in both the Islamic and Jewish cultures.  It is no secret that Muslims are almost unanimously rooting for Barack Obama in the upcoming U.S. elections, and that a majority of American Jews, led by the intrepid George Soros and Steven Spielberg, are too. Continue reading “Why many Jews fear Obama”

How will the Evangelicals vote in 2008?

  A history of the born again vote and where it will go in 2008.   An upcoming issue of Newsmax Magazine will offer a comprehensive account of the crucial Evangelical Christian vote and where it is likely to go in the upcoming showdown between John McCain and Barack Obama.    A chart, prepared byContinue reading “How will the Evangelicals vote in 2008?”

Copeland’s Crime? He Trusts His Family

  According to an article recently filed by the Associated Press, the latest attacks on the Kenneth Copeland Ministries have now shifted to charges of nepotism.  This comes as a bit of a shock to those of us in the Judeo Christian tradition, as it puts Reverend Copeland in the ranks of such religious scoundrelsContinue reading “Copeland’s Crime? He Trusts His Family”