Columns 2012

Col 2012

Rebuttal to Newsweek’s cover story on the “myths of Jesus”

The End of the World? Been There. Done That.

Who really cares about the poor—the progressives or the conservatives?

Is Hollywood poised to slander George Washington?

In light of all the mayhem on Black Friday, I propose we start calling it “Blackeye Friday”

Thanksgiving Holiday—teaching us to give us thanks in all circumstances

The news this week has been satuarated with reports of adultery (an affair)—my reflections on adultery

It’s “mourning in America“—my take on the 2012 election results.

What would George Washington have to say about the 2012 election (written the day of the voting)?

Why does God allow hurricanes?

The election will be the last time we the people get to weigh in on Obamacare

As America goes to the polls soon: Three Key Lessons for Modern Americans from a Refugee of Communism

What do you get when you take the nanny state too far? Detroit, Michigan could give us some clues

Joe Biden was so rude in the debate—interrupting 80 times—that it raises this question: Do Manners Matter Anymore?

Can your pro-life bumper sticker get you in trouble? Sounds preposterous—but not in today’s milieu of political correctness

Two Tales of One City (St. Louis)—the media has focused on a candidate’s gaffe (which he has renounced) while ignoring a bigger abortion-related story

We are living in Orwellian times

This is not the time to back down in persisting in the attempt to do what is right—speaking the truth in love

Attempted shooting at the Family Research Council

We are a nation in need of revival

Dark Night Indeed

[NOT BY JERRY, BUT ABOUT JERRY: Vicious lies were told about me after the “A Dark Night Indeed” column, here my brother, Rick, sets things straight. My colleague, Dr. Karen Gushta, adds more.]

Whatever happened to Hell? Even if it exists, is it empty, as a bestseller by an “evangelical” pastor asserts?

Here are answers to the recent spate of violence in Chicago (and elsewhere)

A new anti-Jesus movie appears to be in the works. Here’s a theological critique of its premise.

Candidates often make promises, promises to get elected. Revisit some of Obama’s 2008 promises.

As the national debt now exceeds $16 trillion, I wonder: Are entitlements an oxymoron?

The Supreme Court upholds Obamacare…proving once again how important elections are.

June 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision against official school prayer.

Liberal Talk Host Says National Anthem Should Go. Here’s my comment on that.

Is patriotism uncool? Aren’t fallen soldiers heroes? Some post-Memorial Day thoughts

Why the Catholic HHS story won’t go away

My comments on how the President favors same sex marriage and attributes his newly evolved position to faith in Jesus

America seems to be losing the battle of the bulge—with a projection of a 42% rate of obesity

Has the milk of human kindness curdled? A recent brutal boxing contest triggers these thoughts.

Chuck Colson (1931-2012), RIP—a trophy of God’s grace.

Jesus is risen. He is risen indeed. Did He leave behind His burial cloth?

Can pastors speak out on election issues without getting in trouble with the IRS?

New book shows that nice guys don’t always finish last

Regarding Earth Day 2012, here are some thoughts on religion and climate change.

April 15, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Who christened the ship?

Both sides are carefully watching the Obamacare issue, since so much is at stake.

During this election season, with so many crucial issues at stake, where are the bold pastors?

Candidate Santorum got hammered for expressing that the devil exists

School shooting: Do our schools have a prayer?

Guess who Obama says is responsible for Obamacare?

On the lighter side—why can’t entertainers be more clean, and thereby more entertaining?

It seems as if all the candidates for president want to claim Jesus for himself.

Jan 22, 2012 marks the 39th anniversary of the tragic Roe v. Wade abortion decision.

Could you vote for a Mormon?

The critics of Tim Tebow say more about themselves than him.

NYC is trying to evict churches that meet in schools there, taking a major bite out of religious liberty.