Archive for December, 2008

Islam and the Middle East

December 31, 2008

(Author’s Note: This is an excerpt from an article written in 2002 and posted on the author’s former web site.)

             Will there ever be peace in the Middle East?  It is the perennial question that modern man has been asking for decades and the peace for which hope springs eternal.  But is it realistic?  Is it achievable?  Is it within the realm of God’s plan?

            Islam has its root in Arabic culture mixed among the belief and tradition of Abraham and his son Ishmael fathering the Arabic tribes of the Middle East.  If both the people of Islam and those of Judeo-Christian heritage claim Abraham as their patriarch, why have they been forever at each others throats?  The answer can be found in the Scriptures of both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. (more…)

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America: For Sale at Any Price

December 30, 2008

Why it is imperative for you to cut expenditures,

pay off debt and save.

You do not have to be a worshipper of the evening news to know that our economy is in a world of hurt.  But it is even much worse than what you might know or have been led to believe.  The financial demise in 2008 was one of the worst on record.  However, 2009 will be much worse according to many analysts and economists.  Despite the continuous gloomy financial news in 2008, it is going to get much worse in 2009 and 2010 and perhaps for years to come.  (more…)