Author Archives: Christopher J Ray

About Christopher J Ray

Blogger, avid reader, banker, father.

What’s at Stake when the Church Supports Trump?

“Have we truly considered what an awful thing it is that we are saying to Trump and the nation that his behavior is within the bounds of a follower of Jesus?”

A pastor and teacher examines the effect of supporting Trump on the witness of the Church. Continue reading

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What do you do when you can’t vote for the lesser of two evils?

This election has been one of the most polarizing in recent history. Rife with insults, name-calling, and scandal trading, it has gone much deeper, creating schisms within the Republican and Democratic parties themselves.

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If You’re On the Fence – a response to Dr. Jim Garlow

A friend sent me a recent article by Dr. Jim Garlow, pastor of San Diego’s Skyline Church, addressing the reasons one might vote for Donald Trump, and the reasons he believes it is imperative that we do. What follows are the points Dr. Barlow makes in his article, and my responses to them. Continue reading

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Stop fighting each other!  – a Call for Conservative Unity

It has often been said of the Christian church that we are the only army in the world that shoots it’s own wounded. As conservatives, let’s not make that mistake. May the Cruzers and Hyper-Cruzers put away their swords when dealing with fellow conservatives, and turn them in a productive direction, namely, fighting the tidal-wave of progressivism that is sweeping our country for our sake and that of our children.
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Lessons Learned at Volleyball Practice

The other day, I took my daughter to her volleyball lesson and ended up getting a lesson of my own. Continue reading

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Dear Mrs. Clinton – from Allen West

Hillary Clinton, along with her fellow white liberal progressive cohorts and black liberal socialist modern plantation overseers, will never address these four points presented. What they want are victims; dependency. Continue reading

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Samaritan Lives Matter

Originally posted on The Weekly Sift:
Why don’t we say “All lives matter”? For the same reason Jesus’ parable isn’t called “The Good Person”. The picture shows a Black Lives Matter banner put up by a Unitarian Universalist church in…

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Why God Allows Us to Suffer – a review

Why God Allow Us to Suffer simply does not pass muster, and I cannot recommend it. Continue reading

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Thinking about Abortion

This paper looks at abortion from a decidedly pro-life perspective, but in it I seek to show that there are many reasons for us, especially Christians, to oppose abortion other than the typical “life begins at conception” argument. Continue reading

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The Patriot Principle takes to the airwaves – part 2

Well, if you tuned in this evening to Gator’s Radio Experience on 1430 KYKN, you got to hear our lively discussion of fireworks, politics, and my article “The Party Left Me.” If you didn’t, here’s the audio from that show. … Continue reading

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