STANDING UP WORLDWIDE FOR CHRISTIAN ATHLETES | MADISON, WISCONSIN

Posts

Supreme Court rules against Virus restrictions on churches – 4W NEWS

In a 5-4 ruling, the US Supreme Court sided with religious organizations in a dispute over Covid-19 restrictions put in place by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo limiting the number of people attending religious services. The case is the latest pitting religious groups against city and state officials seeking to stop the spread of Covid-19,…

Read More

Give thanks, really?

By Paul Bawden My wife and I were listening to a television program recently where the hosts were talking about thanksgiving. With their special guest, they spent some time considering what one could be thankful for during this thanksgiving season. As I listened to their conversation, I begin to ask myself this question, “Why give…

Read More

PAUL BAWDEN: Give thanks, really?

By Paul Bawden My wife and I were listening to a television program recently where the hosts were talking about thanksgiving. With their special guest, they spent some time considering what one could be thankful for during this thanksgiving season. As I listened to their conversation, I begin to ask myself this question, “Why give…

Read More

4 WINDS USA NEWS RELEASE: 14 Republican state attorney generals file brief supporting transgender athlete ban in Idaho

MADISON, Wisc., Nov. 25, 2020 /4 WINDS USA/ — Fourteen Republican attorney generals from various states filed a brief supporting an Idaho law banning transgender athletes from competing on girl’s high school and college teams. The brief was written by Nebraska Attorney General Douglas Peterson. It argues that states are allowed to draw distinctions based…

Read More

God’s timing amidst a globalistic agenda

By Merrill Olson Back in the early eighties when I was a young pastor, someone showed me a book on Globalism. I looked at it and made a few comments, but that was the extent of it. Amazingly, the author had insight into something that was beyond peoples’ minds. It was not even covered in…

Read More

MERRILL OLSON: God’s timing amidst a globalistic agenda

By Merrill Olson Back in the early eighties when I was a young pastor, someone showed me a book on Globalism. I looked at it and made a few comments, but that was the extent of it. Amazingly, the author had insight into something that was beyond peoples’ minds. It was not even covered in…

Read More

Qantas CEO says airline will require passengers traveling internationally to get Virus vaccine – 4W NEWS

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said the airline is planning to require passengers traveling internationally to prove they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 after the vaccinations become available to the public. In an interview with Australian broadcaster 9 Network, Joyce said Monday that the company is looking to change its terms and conditions to ensure travelers…

Read More

Pope Francis hosts NBA players to talk social justice (Marxism) – 4W NEWS

In an unprecedented meeting, a delegation of five NBA players and several officials from the National Basketball Players Association met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday morning for a private audience to discuss their work on social justice issues. An assistant to Pope Francis reached out to the players’ association last week indicating…

Read More

4 WINDS USA NEWS RELEASE: USA Gymnastics opens doors to transgenders, even without hormone therapy

MADISON, Wisc., Nov. 20, 2020 /4 WINDS USA/ — USA Gymnastics says transgenders can compete without sex reassignment surgery, hormone treatment, or legal gender recognition. According to USAG, “emotional and psychological” safety opened the door for their new policy. In 2018, USAG filed for bankruptcy after Larry Nassar sexually abused dozens of national team members…

Read More

Am I believing the biggest lie?

By Paul Bawden You may be familiar with the term, the big lie. It’s the name of a propaganda technique coined by Adolf Hitler. The big lie was that a lie told over and over again, and treated as true, would eventually be believed as truth. Hitler, in his hatred of the Jewish people, used…

Read More

PAUL BAWDEN: Am I believing the biggest lie?

By Paul Bawden You may be familiar with the term, the big lie. It’s the name of a propaganda technique coined by Adolf Hitler. The big lie was that a lie told over and over again, and treated as true, would eventually be believed as truth. Hitler, in his hatred of the Jewish people, used…

Read More

Winners and losers in the USA election

By Paul Bawden Both parties in the USA election are stating that the 2020 election is one of the most important in the history of America. Such is true when one considers the two different platforms that are apparent in each of the political parties. One must choose wisely. So, what will be one’s attitude…

Read More

PAUL BAWDEN: Winners and losers in the USA election

By Paul Bawden Both parties in the USA election are stating that the 2020 election is one of the most important in the history of America. Such is true when one considers the two different platforms that are apparent in each of the political parties. One must choose wisely. So, what will be one’s attitude…

Read More

America at a precipice

By Merrill Olson America is truly at a precipice. It is situated on a very steep or overhanging place. This presidential election will determine whether or not it makes a sheer fall into no return. If it drops into the abyss, it will exist for a time as God allows, but it will never be…

Read More

MERRILL OLSON: America at a precipice

By Merrill Olson America is truly at a precipice. It is situated on a very steep or overhanging place. This presidential election will determine whether or not it makes a sheer fall into no return. If it drops into the abyss, it will exist for a time as God allows, but it will never be…

Read More

PAUL BAWDEN: Voting in the U.S.A. election

By Paul Bawden Election day in the USA is Tuesday, November 3. Already voting has started through the mail. So, who should one vote for? Here are some questions to think about before one votes. A recent Breakpoint provided some thoughts for the following consideration. (1) How does the candidate value life? Is one just…

Read More

Voting in the U.S.A. election

By Paul Bawden Election day in the USA is Tuesday, November 3. Already voting has started through the mail. So, who should one vote for? Here are some questions to think about before one votes. A recent Breakpoint provided some thoughts for the following consideration. (1) How does the candidate value life? Is one just…

Read More

MERRILL OLSON: Recent peace agreement is temporary

By Merrill Olson President Trump was instrumental in a recent peace agreement between Israel and two Arab nations. For many, this was met with amazement because it had never been done before by any preceding presidents. Yet, it has also brought curiosity by certain believers as to how it ties into Bible prophecy. I have…

Read More

Recent peace agreement is temporary

By Merrill Olson President Trump was instrumental in a recent peace agreement between Israel and two Arab nations. For many, this was met with amazement because it had never been done before by any preceding presidents. Yet, it has also brought curiosity by certain believers as to how it ties into Bible prophecy. I have…

Read More

STEVE McCONKEY: Biblical to be a Christian and political

By Steve McConkey “When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan” (Proverbs 29:2). Christians need to stand up as they preach the gospel. Here are examples: Nathan directly confronted King David about his sin with Bathsheba (2 Samuel 7). Samuel confronted King Saul for not carrying out the…

Read More

4 WINDS USA NEWS RELEASE: President Steve McConkey applauds GOP senators for anti-transgender bill (external link)

(CHRISTIAN NEWSWIRE) MADISON, Wis., Sept. 25, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — Some Republican senators introduced a bill making it a violation of federal civil rights law if schools allow transgender athletes to compete as girls. The Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act would stop biological males from competing as girls or lose federal funding.…

Read More

Masks so like the mark of the beast

By Merrill Olson When this corona virus occurred, it is interesting how easily people obeyed wearing masks. As governors and certain medical personnel, not all, mandated it, it is amazing how people complied without questioning whether it actually protects. Now, I’m not saying it does not. Yet, I am wondering if certain health problems may…

Read More

MERRILL OLSON: Masks so like the mark of the beast

By Merrill Olson When this corona virus occurred, it is interesting how easily people obeyed wearing masks. As governors and certain medical personnel, not all, mandated it, it is amazing how people complied without questioning whether it actually protects. Now, I’m not saying it does not. Yet, I am wondering if certain health problems may…

Read More

MERRILL OLSON: Surface Christianity lacks impact

by Merrill Olson A good question to begin is simply: Is the Christian Church today impacting a society and world dominated by corrupt world leaders and radical politicians? It sounds negative but it is reality! The United States of America of my youth is totally different than what it taking place today with the riots…

Read More

Surface Chrsitianity lacks impact

by Merrill Olson A good question to begin is simply: Is the Christian Church today impacting a society and world dominated by corrupt world leaders and radical politicians? It sounds negative but it is reality! The United States of America of my youth is totally different than what it taking place today with the riots…

Read More

PAUL BAWDEN: Life or death

By Paul Bawden Recently my sister passed away after a two year battle with ovarian cancer. She lost the battle but won the war. I say that because my sister had a living faith, faith that was placed not in the changing ideas of men, but in the unchanging person of the Lord Jesus Christ,…

Read More

Life or death?

By Paul Bawden Recently my sister passed away after a two year battle with ovarian cancer. She lost the battle but won the war. I say that because my sister had a living faith, faith that was placed not in the changing ideas of men, but in the unchanging person of the Lord Jesus Christ,…

Read More

4 WINDS USA NEWS RELEASE: After approving social justice messages, will the NCAA allow Christian messages on uniforms? (external link)

(CHRISTIAN NEWSWIRE) MADISON, Wisc., Aug. 6, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — 4 WINDS USA President Steve McConkey contacted NCAA officials in Indianapolis to ask them if they will allow Christian messages on uniforms now that they passed a rule allowing social justice messages. McConkey stands up worldwide for Christian athletes. Athletes will now be able to…

Read More

4 WINDS USA NEWS RELEASE: Ban Black Lives Matter from sports (external link)

(CHRISTIAN NEWSWIRE) MADISON, Wisc., July 27, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ — We have an epidemic in sports called Black Lives Matter (BLM). A very small percentage of policemen have created situations that need addressed. However, the extreme reaction through BLM is dangerous. Professional sports teams promote BLM by allowing kneeling before and during the national anthem,…

Read More

MERRILL OLSON: America ripe for judgement

By Merrill Olson“If God does not judge America, He will have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah” is a statement that has been uttered by many for years. Decades ago when the United States practiced the Judeo Christian ethic, that assertion would have brought puzzlement into peoples’ minds. Yet, that is no longer the case.…

Read More

America ripe for judgement

By Merrill Olson “If God does not judge America, He will have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah” is a statement that has been uttered by many for years. Decades ago when the United States practiced the Judeo Christian ethic, that assertion would have brought puzzlement into peoples’ minds. Yet, that is no longer the…

Read More

PAUL BAWDEN: Is America losing its soul?

By Paul Bawden The happenings in America can only cause one to ask this question. For the foundation of any country, of any civilization, is that which keeps a people grounded in that which lasts. And what is that which lasts? That which promotes righteousness – that which upholds the integrity and value of each…

Read More

Is America losing its soul?

By Paul Bawden The happenings in America can only cause one to ask this question. For the foundation of any country, of any civilization, is that which keeps a people grounded in that which lasts. And what is that which lasts? That which promotes righteousness – that which upholds the integrity and value of each…

Read More

PAUL BAWDEN: Freedom at risk??

By Paul Bawden The wake-up call, have you heard it? It’s a loud cry to every American to wake up to the reality that individual freedom is being directly challenged – challenged by those causing uprisings, destruction, with certain demands – that if their changes are not met, the place will be burned down. Such…

Read More

Freedom at risk??

By Paul Bawden The wake-up call, have you heard it? It’s a loud cry to every American to wake up to the reality that individual freedom is being directly challenged – challenged by those causing uprisings, destruction, with certain demands – that if their changes are not met, the place will be burned down. Such…

Read More

PAUL BAWDEN: Peace – really???

By Paul Bawden The happenings in the United States right now are telling us that there is a desperate need for peace – peace among individuals, peace in all of our relationships, and ultimately peace with God. Of course, saying that there is a need for peace in the USA at this time almost seems…

Read More

Peace – really???

By Paul Bawden The happenings in the United States right now are telling us that there is a desperate need for peace – peace among individuals, peace in all of our relationships, and ultimately peace with God. Of course, saying that there is a need for peace in the USA at this time almost seems…

Read More

MERRILL OLSON: Present circumstances point to the Antichrist

By Merrill Olson Many of us watched with dismay over the recent rioting, violence, stealing, and destruction with the protests. Innocent peoples’ places of business have been literally destroyed. All of them are victims of ruthlessness. They had absolutely nothing to do with a police officer’s actions. And yet, depraved human nature can take things…

Read More

Present circumstances point to the Antichrist

By Merrill Olson Many of us watched with dismay over the recent rioting, violence, stealing, and destruction with the protests. Innocent peoples’ places of business have been literally destroyed. All of them are victims of ruthlessness. They had absolutely nothing to do with a police officer’s actions. And yet, depraved human nature can take things…

Read More

PAUL BAWDEN: Something of ‘hell’ breaks loose

By Paul Bawden The lethal Coronavirus stopped the world in its tracks. Now the tragic and unnecessary death of George Floyd has caused protests along with riots and vandalism in major cities in the United States, with such spreading world-wide. Our prayers for God’s strength, peace, and comfort are for those who have lost loved…

Read More

Something of ‘hell’ breaks loose

By Paul Bawden The lethal Coronavirus stopped the world in its tracks. Now the tragic and unnecessary death of George Floyd has caused protests along with riots and vandalism in major cities in the United States, with such spreading world-wide. Our prayers for God’s strength, peace, and comfort are for those who have lost loved…

Read More

Colorado Stalker Kevin Beck’s criminal record

Kevin Beck is an author of running books (Run Strong) and a coach. The above picture is of Beck and girlfriend Lize Brittin. They co-authored Young Runners at the Top. Kevin Beck continues to cyber stalk Steve McConkey, 4 WINDS USA President, and his wife. He has created a multitude of false accounts, a mocking…

Read More

Living wisely in evil days

By Merrill Olson Napoleon said, “There is in the midst of every great battle a ten to fifteen minute period that is the crucial point. Take that period and you will win the battle; lose it and you will be defeated.” But, where are we in America at this time? Are we in that ten…

Read More

Who has the last Word?

By Paul Bawden Has God said?Famous words that have been around a long time. More like infamous words, for they tell us that there is another who thinks that he is the last word. Who is that? It’s the old deceiver who caused Adam and Eve to think that they were the last word in…

Read More

Coronavirus as a wake-up call

By Merrill Olson The Coronavirus has shaken the world over the past weeks. While it brought the United States economy to a practical standstill, it also resulted in thousands entering eternity. Only the Lord knows how many went into an endless eternity of suffering without Him while others came into His eternal presence with joy…

Read More

Reason only??

By Paul Bawden I read an article recently by Mark Tapson, a Shillman Fellow on Popular Culture for the David Horowitz Freedom Center. He was quoting from Sophie Lewis who, in a recent opinion piece at Open Democracy, wrote that, “We deserve better than the family. And the time of corona is an excellent time…

Read More

Eternal hope In one’s crisis!!

By Paul Bawden In the midst of the Coronavirus crisis, we are in the Good Friday Easter season. So what does that have to do with what is happening in our country and the world, as all of us are affected in different ways, some suffering from the virus, and others have lost loved ones…

Read More

The need for the faithful watchmen

By Merrill Olson There are many comments being made today regarding last days’ events. For instance, “Many things are lining up. They are falling into place.” So much is happening in the world at this present time that particular statements about the last days seem to be the logical conclusion. Whether it is with the…

Read More

The coronavirus and Scripture

By Merrill Olson The coronavirus is affecting the whole world! It happened all of a sudden and is spreading. Urgent efforts are being made for a vaccine to combat its ramifications on countries and human lives. Its source is still unknown but known by God. However, as one searches the Scriptures, a person finds answers…

Read More

Where is God?

By Paul Bawden The outbreak of the coronavirus is certainly devastating and heartbreaking, and hopefully it can be curbed soon. Our prayers are with those who have lost loved ones, and that those who have the virus will respond quickly to treatment. When something awful like this happens with the loss of valuable human life,…

Read More

The increase in world distress

By Merrill Olson This world is experiencing different types of distress that are increasing in portion. With the virus crisis in China that has isolated it from the rest of the world to major earthquakes, volcanoes, and enormous wild fires in various places, it is leaving many in a mood of disarray. In China there…

Read More

Love everlasting???

By Paul Bawden A man and his friend were talking about marriage. The one fellow asked his friend what the success was in his many years of marriage to his wife. “Oh,” he replied. “That’s easy. She goes out to eat on Tuesday evenings, and I go out to eat on Thursday evenings. Not exactly…

Read More

Revolution or resolve?

By Paul Bawden At the beginning of the New Year, many make New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps you have made a resolution for the New Year. I trust you are keeping your resolution. However, keeping a New Year’s resolution is not easy. Failure usually sets in because the resolution is made in one’s self, in one’s…

Read More

Present apostasy of the church

By Merrill Olson The time has now come where the beginning stages of end time apostasy has begun in the church. What is significant about it is that it is a precursor for the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. It has gradually been taking place whereby people have not been sensitive to what is happening.…

Read More

The night of miracles

By Paul Bawden As we celebrate Christ’s birth, it’s always a time to reflect back, to see again how involved the loving biblical God was in the night Christ was born. Mary and Joseph were in Bethlehem, the house of bread, where Jesus, the Bread of Life, the true Shepherd of the sheep, was born…

Read More

Eternity and time

By Paul Bawden Time slips through our fingers like sands through the hourglass. Indeed, we can do nothing to stop the passing of time. It bears all its sons away. We are born, grow to adulthood, live some years on planet earth, and we are gone. So the popular philosophy seems to be to eat,…

Read More

Turkey’s presence in Bible prophecy

By Merrill Olson There is an alignment of nations forming today that was prophesied in Ezekiel 38 and 39 nearly 2,600 years ago. It is as though the final stage is being set for the coming of the Antichrist. Many of the pieces to Bible prophecy may be moving into place, at the present time,…

Read More

Giving thanks!

By Paul Bawden Thanksgiving Day had its origin in November 1621. After the Pilgrims’ first corn harvest proved successful, Governor William Bradford organized a celebratory feast and invited a group of the fledgling colony’s Native Americans, including the Wampanoag chief Massasoit. Now remembered as American’s “first Thanksgiving”—although the Pilgrims themselves may not have used the…

Read More

Have you heard?

By Paul Bawden Math—it’s oppressive! This was the first sentence in an article from Answers In Genesis. Evidently there is a new proposed curriculum, in Seattle, Washington, that would teach young people such, if approved in June. As reported, this new curriculum will integrate math with social justice, while focusing on “power and oppression.” Students…

Read More

Old Testament theophanies prove Bible prophecy

By Merrill Olson Human encounters with God in the Old Testament prior to Christ’s incarnation are many. But, Jesus said that “God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship Him in spirit and truth” (John 4:24). Therefore, how can the encounters with God in the Old Testament times be possible? John 1:18 says,…

Read More

The day that changed church history

By Paul Bawden As the month of October winds down, I believe it’s always well for us to stop and remember a day that changed the course of church history. I’m referring to Reformation Day, October 31, 1517, which is commemorated this year on Sunday, October 27, called Reformation Sunday. Reformation Sunday takes its name…

Read More

Globalism as history moves forward

By Merrill Olson Globalism is rapidly moving forward today as countries and national leaders are becoming more and more united into an anti-God system. In fact, it is very evident in the stress for a global economy and for individual nations to give up their own sovereignty for the “common good” of the world. Only…

Read More

Robots in the pulpit

By Paul Bawden I read an interesting article the other day entitled, “Robots In The Pulpit.” It was from Breakpoint Daily published by the Colson Center. The article pointed out that one of the Buddhist temples in Kyoto, Japan, is now featuring a new robotic “priest” known as Mandar. Designed to look like Kannon, the…

Read More

Identifying the mark of the beast

By Merrill Olson There has been a lot of emphasis lately on chips and marks on the body for a number of reasons. In fact, present technology has made it possible for a simple electronic chip to be placed under the skin. Therefore, an identifying mark containing information about a person is not out of…

Read More

Words mean what they say?

Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Seminary, recently wrote an article entitled, “Humpty Dumpty, Alice in Wonderland, and the Masters Who Control the Language.” Humpty Dumpty once said to Alice, “When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean. Neither more or less.” Alice responded to Humpty Dumpty,…

Read More

God’s divine intervention for Israel

By Merrill Olson As time progresses and hatred for Israel increases, it is merely part of peoples’ ignorance regarding God’s future intervention on behalf of Israel. This detestation for her occurs in the halls of Congress, on college campuses, and tragically from the pulpits of many churches in America. Those who should know the Scriptures…

Read More

Life – it’s all about relationships

By Paul Bawden Recently, my wife and I attended a conference where Ken Sande was the main speaker. Ken is the founder of Peacemaker Ministries and Relational Wisdom – RW 360. He is trained as an engineer, lawyer, and mediator, having conciliated hundreds of family, business, church and legal conflicts. What was Ken’s message? Life…

Read More

America’s possible downfall

By Merrill Olson There is a belief among believers today that our generation is experiencing a rapid change very quickly. There is so much taking place that many followers of Christ are saying, “The Lord has to be coming soon.” One of the areas of interest is the United States and its role in end-time…

Read More

The place where the Antichrist arrives from

By Merrill Olson As we view the godless occurrences of evil in the world and the rebelliousness that is happening, many believers are convinced that something has begun. They are sensing that the prophetic events leading toward the coming of the lawless one, the Antichrist, are now in motion. In fact, it will be this…

Read More

Only a Sunday God??

By Paul Bawden I’m sure you have noticed that there are those who like to keep the biblical God out of the public arena, out of our schools, out of the work place, and out of our government. It is well to keep in mind that since the biblical God (Psalm 139) is able to…

Read More

The questioning of the trinity

By Merrill Olson There is a questioning of the Trinity that is taking place at the present time and is under attack. Because the term is not mentioned in the Bible, its truthfulness is coming under scrutiny which is easily understandable. Yet, as we observe the signs that are taking place today pointing to the…

Read More

Giving honor!

By Paul Bawden Time has gone by quickly and Memorial Day weekend is here. Since Memorial Day is Monday, I thought a brief history of the Day might be helpful, as the Day is set aside to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Known originally as Decoration Day,…

Read More

Mom, you’re the greatest!

By Paul Bawden A cartoon portrayed a little fellow talking to a clerk as he stood next to the Mother’s Day cards. Some of the cards said, “Awesome Mother,” “To A Great Mother,” Perfect Mother,” “Wonderful Mother,” “The Best Mother,” Wonderful Mother,” “The Best Mom.” Evidently, the little fellow couldn’t read yet, and he told…

Read More

The rapture – a mystery or a secret

By Merrill Olson There are people who say that God wants to keep the end times secret. Therefore, it is not possible to understand it. But is this type of reasoning according to Scripture? The answer can be given when one distinguishes between the meaning of a secret and a mystery. Without this clarity, there…

Read More

Deconstruction – what’s that?

By Paul Bawden We live in an environment where truth is no longer truth. Such a situation is described by the term, deconstruction. It’s the philosophical movement and theory of literary criticism that questions traditional assumptions about certainty, identity, and truth. It asserts that words can only refer to other words, and attempts to demonstrate…

Read More

The week that changed the world

By Paul Bawden A lot of different weeks have left their imprint on the pages of history. But there is one week that changed the world. It’s the week that started on Palm Sunday, called Passion Week. Jesus Christ came riding into Jerusalem on a donkey symbolizing His humility. He came fulfilling prophetic Scripture (Zechariah…

Read More

The world’s hatred for Israel

By Merrill Olson Israel’s prominence in the world is not by accident. As a magnet draws fragments of metal, so Israel has drawn the nations of the world. Nations and people groups either love her or hate her and desire her complete destruction. Iran for one threatens to destroy her believing it can do so…

Read More

What’s happened to our minds?

By Paul Bawden I can only ask this question as I hear and see what is happening in the United States. It has nothing to do about which political party you are part of or not a part of, although some like to think so. It has nothing to do about what education you have…

Read More

The Bible warns of these present days

By Merrill Olson The Word of God warns that in the last days there will be a departure of long held biblical doctrines and people will turn away from God. The Bible says that people will be “lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanders, without…

Read More

Potential Antichrists

By Merrill Olson Satan does not know God’s exact prophetic time as to the return of the Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, he always has a candidate prepared for the revealing of the Antichrist. We see this in Scripture as the apostle John writes: “Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard…

Read More

Life priceless??

By Paul Bawden Recently a new law expanding abortion rights was passed in New York. In Virginia a similar bill has been proposed as well. Such news should cause each of us to be aroused to righteous indignation as we hear how far politicians will go to make decisions about life that is created in…

Read More

Peace and safety in the last days

By Merrill Olson As we look at world events and the call by the UN and the world leaders for peace and safety, prophetic Scripture takes on a fresh emphasis. The Bible says, “For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night. For when they…

Read More

A divided nation but a prophetic message

By Merrill Olson America is presently a divided nation with good and evil being on a collision course with each other. On one side are people concerned about the things of God and righteousness, even in politics and education, while on the other are those who hate Jesus, despise the Bible and anything to do…

Read More

Never give up

By Paul Bawden One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He…

Read More

Grand miracle or man’s magic?

By Paul Bawden Visiting our grandchildren some time ago, the library in the town was offering a free evening to come and watch a magician. We decided to attend, and it was a most enjoyable evening as he entertained us with his magical skills. At the same time, we understood that he was just a…

Read More

Flawed beliefs advanced in Christendom

By Merrill Olson Whenever there are flawed beliefs that go counter to God’s Word, they will lead to faulty theological positions. These, in turn, will advance dangers in what people build their lives upon. The ultimate result may lead to jeopardizing a person’s soul, depending on which defective position is personally embraced. There are, therefore,…

Read More

Christmas – did He come?

By Paul Bawden Did Jesus Christ really come into the world? The way to answer that question is to look at where Christ is talked about. There is only one place to go and that is to the Bible. When we do that, we find in the Old Testament many prophecies that talk about Christ’s…

Read More

Prophetic times are moving fast

By Merrill Olson We are living in a time where evil is continuing to rise as deception grows in the world. People are living with their heads in the sand, so to speak. Unless one is in tune with prophetic Scripture, many are simply naive to the present delusion in politics, false religions, world governments…

Read More

Have an attitude of gratitude!

By  Paul Bawden Betsie and Corrie Ten Boom discovered while in Ravensbruck, one of the worst concentration camps in Germany, the guards wouldn’t come into the bunkroom because of the fleas, allowing them to have a Bible study without fear of execution. Betsie exclaimed, “Thank God for the fleas!” What an amazing response in the…

Read More

After the election, now what?

By Paul Bawden Yes, the elections in the United States are now history. One of the most exciting things that has happened is that the many ads have ceased. And regardless of who was elected, the sun is still coming up and going down. People are still getting up and going to work. Life is…

Read More

A roadblock to globalism

By Merrill Olson In the years before the 2016 election, very few Americans realized that the globalist agenda was increasingly dictating the rules and laws that would eventually lead to a global government. The world was fast moving to a place where globalists felt this could bring climate control, jobs for everyone along with equal…

Read More

Political or darkness

By Merrill Olson This past week many had their heads glued to the television or some other means as they observed the political tension before their eyes. It was dramatic as peoples’ feelings were filled with different type of emotions. False accusations also led to anger and disgust among some and others willing to accept…

Read More