The Young Evangelicals: Their Hearts Belong to Rand Paul

While the other GOP presidential candidates are falling all over themselves trying to win the important evangelical leaders of influence, Senator Rand Paul appears to have won the hearts of their youth. What this will mean for the coming Iowa Caucuses, where the Paul campaign has organized the college campuses, remains to be seen. JerryContinue reading “The Young Evangelicals: Their Hearts Belong to Rand Paul”

State weighs in on Houston’s war on its churches

The following letter is being circulated in Texas.  It was allegedly written by the Attorney General of Texas and shed’s more light on the controversy mentioned in yesterday’s blog. October 15, 2014 Mr. David Feldman City Attorney City of Houston 900 Bagby, 4th Floor Houston, Texas 77002 Dear Mr. Feldman: Your office has demanded thatContinue reading “State weighs in on Houston’s war on its churches”

Rand Paul defends Houston pastors under attack

“No minister, anywhere, should ever have to submit a sermon to a government censor.” – Senator Rand Paul Only minutes ago, Senator Rand Paul spoke up for the Houston pastors who have become the latest target in what religious leaders say is the city government’s ongoing war against its own churches.  Messaging on Twitter, SenatorContinue reading “Rand Paul defends Houston pastors under attack”

John Wilkerson: Passing of a Giant

          John M. Wilkerson died last September and I have been neglectful in writing about it.  Rev. Wilkerson was known as a pastor who led congregations in Florida,  the Bahamas, Wisconsin, Minnesota and California.  But he was much more than that.  He was a mentor to some of the greatest leadersContinue reading “John Wilkerson: Passing of a Giant”

Why was James Foley left to die?

Gretchen Carlson is one of the best of the Fox News anchors and she just nailed it with her comment about the gruesome  murder of James Foley by ISIS thugs.  She quoted a State Department spokesman, who explained why we had not negotiated for the release of the journalist. “The United States does not negotiateContinue reading “Why was James Foley left to die?”

Roy H. Wead and the history of the Assemblies of God

It’s Fathers’ Day and I remember an extraordinary man, Roy H. Wead, my father.  He was the first District Superintendent for the fledgling Assemblies of God in Indiana.  It was May,1946, the month I was born, and the old Central District was split into two separate organizations, one for Ohio and one for Indiana.  DadContinue reading “Roy H. Wead and the history of the Assemblies of God”