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Why “Off the RACE Track” is Patriotic

The Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag calls for “liberty and justice for all.” Off the RACE Track does too. The Declaration of Independence declares, “all men (people) are created equal.” So does Off the RACE Track. The National Anthem calls America … Continue reading

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Why don’t American Presidents carry guns?

Can you think of a US President who carried a gun? Most (if not all) have found it completely unnecessary. Why? Presidents are protected by the best security system and body guards that money can buy — the Secret Service. … Continue reading

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Explaining “Off the RACE Track” in only 40 SECONDS

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Transition Of Power

Today we saw President Obama meeting with President-elect Trump, preparing for a transition of power. Perhaps this should remind us that those of us who call ourselves Christians are called to a similar transition of power. We are called to … Continue reading

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Red states/blue states/the state of your heart . . .

Beyond red states and blue states is the state of our hearts. There will be trouble in our nation, until we let love transform us from within. How is it with your soul? If we Americans were as concerned about … Continue reading

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“The right to choose,” falsely says “Some lives don’t matter.”

Why don’t prenatal lives matter in America? Why have we devalued the most innocent form of human life? Why are prenatal lives offered no respect, no protection, and no rights? Abortion opens up a frightening question: If prenatal human life is … Continue reading

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America needs “J” for JOY

I made a “J” (for “joy”) with my hand in front of a map of America. We have relentlessly pursued happiness — but somehow we have missed out on joy. Happiness depends on happy happenings; but joy flows from deep … Continue reading

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