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DOING RIGHT…IN A WRONG SOCIETY!
One of my favorite ‘toons from a bygone era featured ‘Droopy’ the dog. This canine would be in impossible situations, and through sheer determination would defeat his adversaries with comical dispatch. In one of these MGM classics, Droopy was in a series of Olympic-type competitions. Droopy won every event. However, his opponent had tricked Droopy into signing a confession that…Continue
As we are coming out of winter, and into spring my brothers, I trust that the time in hibernation has not left you mentally soft and flabby. We’ve got a New Year ahead, and we can’t afford to be caught napping. Just to ‘tune us up’, I wanted to go back into the western movie ‘gold file’ and pull up one from the past.
Charles Bronson played one of the gunmen from the Original, 1960 “The Magnificent…Continue
[By Mike Ramey] Gang leaders don’t like to lose members to local churches. They will ‘tolerate’ members ‘looking at’ religion and the church as a good ‘exit’ strategy, or as a good means of looking legitimate. Churches that want to make a true dent in Modern Street Gangs need to add a forgotten key--the key of discipleship. To put it bluntly, a church MUST show gang members the way out of gang life TO Jesus Christ AND how to STAY in Christ.
Don’t be fooled.…Continue
[By Mike Ramey] On the subject of getting children to mind their parents, I remember a comment from Pastor John Hagee: “If THEY can train a dolphin to bounce a basketball on its nose at Sea World, YOU--parents--can train your child to do their chores and show proper respect to you in your own home.”
I’ve been noticing over the past few years that the video gadgets are getting smaller and smaller, and the kids using them are getting younger and younger. Parents…Continue
There is a truth between young men and their fathers that has been overlooked by many of the so-called ‘wizards of smart’, when it comes to what is ‘supposedly wrong’ with the 20- or 30-something men of today. It’s called being blessed, or affirmed in one’s manhood…by an older man, usually HIS father.
A mother CAN NOT affirm her son’s manhood. She can actually stunt her son’s development as a man by; a) NOT marrying the son’s father before fornication and pregnancy; b) if the…Continue