Were the gospel writers present during the time of Jesus?

Were the gospel writers present during the time of Jesus?

J.  Warner Wallace was the second generation of three generations to serve on the Torrance Police Department in California.  He was a staunch atheist who chided his friends and fellow officers who claimed to be Christians but couldn’t defend their faith. At one point, he and his wife were thinking about starting their family. His…

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Illinois Foreshadows the Future of US Pensions

Illinois Foreshadows the Future of US Pensions

Are you paying attention to what is happening with the pensions in Illinois? If you’re like most people who don’t live in Illinois, you’re wondering why you should care since it isn’t your state, right? A judge just ruled that the State of Illinois has to use 100% of their (tax) income to pay for…

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Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage

What’s the minimum wage objective? Proponents of raising the minimum wage have stated their goal is to obtain a “living wage” for the lowest paid worker. That sounds truly magnanimous on the surface. Who wouldn’t want a “living wage?” Leadership in both political parties support the idea of a minimum wage. The Democratic Party even…

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Wise Men Come to Visit Jesus

Wise Men Come to Visit Jesus

As we begin in chapter 2 of the Gospel of Matthew, the language which Matthew used indicates that some time has passed since the birth of Jesus Christ. Nobody is sure exactly how much time has passed. Various commentary writers and biblical experts estimate somewhere between 40 days and two years. There is an introduction…

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What Can One Learn From The Birth of Jesus Christ?

What Can One Learn From The Birth of Jesus Christ?

We are talking here, in Matthew 1:18-25, about the circumstance surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ. Perhaps, it would be wise to establish a little background for the Gospel according to Matthew. This book was written primarily for the Jewish people. How do we know that? It is because he starts out the first chapter…

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Cash Holdings of Apple and Others Are At Massive Risk

Cash Holdings of Apple and Others Are At Massive Risk

The cash holding of Apple and other high tech companies are piling up. This is a practice often done by international companies because of foreign exchange variations. The funds are held in cash accounts [bank accounts] or cash equivalents [most typically bonds]. As noted below, there are more $7 trillion in bonds with negative interest…

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The Derivatives Market Is About To Implode the Big Banks Once Again!

The Derivatives Market Is About To Implode the Big Banks Once Again!

You know how we hoped that financial markets learned their lesson when the global financial markets came within hours of a total collapse? Well, they didn’t! The 2008 Crash was caused by the unregulated derivatives markets. And if you think that problem has been fixed, you’re mistaken. DB [Deutsche Bank] sits atop the largest derivatives…

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Investing Legends Have Become Bearish on U.S. Stocks

Investing Legends Have Become Bearish on U.S. Stocks

Never has it been more obvious that a major crisis is near at hand than when you see investing legends have become bearish on US stocks. There are more and more announcement or comments from those individuals on a daily basis. Both George Soros and his ex-partner from the Quantum Fund days, Jim Rogers, has…

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The Lost Art of Bible Meditation

The Lost Art of Bible Meditation

In his article at Townhall.com, Jerry Newcombe talked about the lost art of Bible meditation. Many today don’t realized that the Bible was the main teaching tool. It provided reading materials, study materials and a moral standard that underpinned society. We have lost the great art of Bible meditation today, and we are the poorer…

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Which Occupation Is Most Frequently Claimed In The Panama Papers?

Which Occupation Is Most Frequently Claimed In The Panama Papers?

The farce of all the yelling and screaming by the OECD and G-20 “pinocchios” over the Panama Papers. With all the anti-one-percenter rhetoric and tax-evading-evil-doer narratives spewing forth from the mainstream media mouthpieces of the establishment since The Panama Papers were exposed for all to see, it may come as a surprise to some to…

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