Pastor: Punish wrongdoers here – they face death back in Iraq

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Another leader is leaving Target

Last week Target announced that senior vice president and chief communications officer Dustee Jenkins – the retailer’s chief spokeswoman – would be joining the growing list of Target executives who have exited the company. Jenkins had been with Target for seven years.

“This is an important story because Jenkins was at the head of Target’s communications office when the announcement was made that Target was welcoming anyone to come and use the bathroom or changing room they wanted, based on how they feel, not on biological sex,” says Robert Kuykendall of 2ndVote.
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Young man, young lady you are grounded ( a thought on the Bible for young people )

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Teens, and pre-teens what are you doing this Summer ? I have an idea of something to do that might you better teens, and pre-teens.
Hi I am Billy David Dickson with a thought on the Bible for young people.
What happens when you get in trouble with your parents, or with anyone who is in charge of you. Perhaps you got in trouble at school, or you came home after your curfew, or you talked back to your folks. What might happen to you.
Well your dad, or mom, or your legal guardian might say those deadly words you are grounded young man, young lady. What if I encouraged you to go get grounded this Summer.
No, I am not talking about a punishment. I am talking about getting closer to God, by becoming spirituality grounded.
The Bible in the book of James says ( James 4:8English Standard Version )
“Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.”
So how do we draw near to God, or get grounded in spiritual things.
First off we spend time in the Bible. God’s book not onły tells us what behavior is wrong. It also tells us what to do when we do wrong.Just like a football team needs to read and follow their playbook. We need to follow the playbook for life,which is the Bible.
Then we need to talk to God daily. It is called prayer. You, or I would not go a day without talking to our friends.Same goes for our relationship with the Savior.
We also should tell others about having a relationship with God, by putting one’s faith in Christ.Too many folks are trying to get right with God, and get into heaven by doing good works. It doesn’t matter if we are doing Catholic works, or Protestant works, or Jewish works they won’t make us right with the Lord, or get us into heaven when our life here on earth ends.
So to be grounded in a good way we need to spend time in the Bible, we need to talk to God, and we need to tell others about their need for a relationship with God by way of Jesus.
Ok young friends go get grounded. It is a cool thing.
That is a thought on the Bible for young people.
Until next time,
I’m Billy David Dickson

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President Bush thoughts on shot congressman

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This lady thinks it was funny that Republican lawmakers were concerned about their friend ( she should quit, or be fired )

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It’s been just 48 hours since Republican lawmakers and their staff members were gunned down on a field in Alexandria by a Bernie Sanders volunteer while practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game. Republican Whip Steve Scalise is still in critical condition at the hospital and has undergone a number of surgeries after being shot in the pelvis.

In reaction to the attack, Nebraska Democrat Chelsey Gentry-Tipton said it was funny to watch Republicans who were on the field get emotional when recalling what happened during media interviews. After calls for a new civility, unity and her resignation, Gentry-Tipton is doubling down.

From the Omaha-World Herald:

A Nebraska Democratic Party official has refused calls to resign her volunteer position after calling reactions to this week’s shooting of a high-ranking Republican member of Congress “so funny” on social media.
Chelsey Gentry-Tipton of Omaha said in statement that she will not resign as chairwoman of the party’s Black Caucus, saying her post was taken out of context by party officials.
The Nebraska party’s leadership asked Gentry-Tipton to step down Wednesday, several hours after she wrote, in a Facebook thread about the shooting at in Alexandria, Virginia, “Watching the congressman crying on live tv abt the trauma they experienced. Y is this so funny tho?”
Later, in the same thread, she stated, “The very people that push pro NRA legislation in efforts to pad their pockets with complete disregard for human life. Yeah, having a hard time feeling bad for them.”

President Trump rejects Obama Cuba policy

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House pro-lifers warn Senate: Don’t fund PP

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At times praising God is not enough, or the answer

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Grade school along with middle school kids working together to save bats

Middle school students don’t usually mix with elementary kids – especially in the summer. The recipe works for this group of 8 as they hike the grounds at Arrowhead Park in Neola, Iowa.

The subject that has brought the 8th graders and 4th graders together is bats.

“The one we are researching is called the little brown bat,” said Michael Denning.

“It was cool, but kind of creepy,” said Brant Freeberg.

“There’s nothing cute about them at all,” said Olivia Matson.

“[The bats] get themselves under the loose bark,” said Olivia Matson. “And then they follow the path of the sun as the day goes on to keep warm.”

The park ranger told the youngsters about a problem.

“White Nose Syndrome is a fungus that grows on bat’s noses and on their wings and they can’t fly to get water,” said Brant Freeberg. “And they die.”

In spite of the creepiness, the students understood the importance of a bat.
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Sharing Christ with a Mormon

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