Gender-bending and a weak church

by Dave Welch -- While much attention is being rightfully directed at three major judicial rulings about the definition of marriage, there is another threat that continues to insidiously work itself into more…

Pastors – are you friend or enemy?

by Dave Welch -- The "sleeping giant" of the patriotic fervor in the American people is awakening again, thankfully. The question is whether the ventricular muscle of the often-comatose giant is suffering more…

To salt or be salted

by Dave Welch -- Tucked within an article this week in the Wall Street Journal about the "rift between CEOs, Obama" was a compelling – for me at least – tidbit about more…

Pastors as props

by Dave Welch -- I became aware the day before the event that President Obama was inviting pastors to his speech about immigration reform at American University on July 1. There was more…

Where is your sword?

by Dave Welch -- A crisis in Afghanistan, a crisis in North and South Korea, a crisis in the Gulf of Mexico, a crisis in our economy, a crisis on our borders, more…

Pulpits petrified of politics

by Dave Welch -- In less than 145 days, citizens of the United States will again hand the sword of police powers to fellow citizens for the purpose of wielding governing authority. more…

Wanted: Justice

by Dave Welch -- JUST'ICE, n. [L. justitia, from justus, just.] "The virtue which consists in giving to every one what is his due; practical conformity to the laws and to principles more…

Un-Shacking the church

by Dave Welch -- In the midst of numerous major challenges facing our nation and leading the headlines, the impact of a novel seems a bit trite; however, there are several "connecting more…

'Earn this!'

by Dave Welch -- One of the most moving moments in the epic movie "Saving Private Ryan" was when Capt. John Miller (Tom Hanks), as he lay dying, grabbed Pvt. Ryan (Matt more…

My son didn't come back

by Dave Welch -- I'm going to risk the vulnerability of opening a public window into my home for a candid discussion about a life-and-death struggle going on not just in mine, more…