Pray For Our Country's Leaders

Thursday, July 11, 2019

We need to pray for the leaders of our country. Yes, they may be flawed but God nor His Son had the luxury of using only perfect people.  They worked with what they had to fulfill the purpose for which they were chosen. 

It is up to you and me to lift them up and submit them to the transforming touch of the Master's hand. 

If God can make a shepherd boy a king or an humble man like Moses a liberator of God's people then surely he can change the hearts and goals of politicians.

We must do our part, let the Revolution begin in our own hearts.

Bobby Wood
Harrison 



2 Wrongs Never Make A Right

What Is Going On In Minneapolis? - And Response

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies


I was outraged at the apparent excessive police restraint used on George Floyd. The man was on the ground with four police officers on his back, did one really need to put his knee on his neck?According ... (click for more)

What in the name of Hubert Humphrey is going on in Minneapolis, one of the most liberal cities in the country in one of the most liberal states? You want diversity; how about a white governor, ... (click for more)

Erma Bombeck, surely one of the greatest newspaper columnists in our lifetime, once decreed, "When humor goes, there goes civilization." With a new spate of disappointing news this week, it is ... (click for more)



Opinion

2 Wrongs Never Make A Right

I was outraged at the apparent excessive police restraint used on George Floyd. The man was on the ground with four police officers on his back, did one really need to put his knee on his neck?According to Chief Roddy apparently not and I agree. The officer has been charged with murder. Speaking of excessive force, I do not understand how protesters think destroying the property ... (click for more)

What Is Going On In Minneapolis? - And Response

What in the name of Hubert Humphrey is going on in Minneapolis, one of the most liberal cities in the country in one of the most liberal states? You want diversity; how about a white governor, a black Muslim as lt. governor, a Jewish mayor, a black police chief and Ilhan Omar, a Somalian, as their U.S. representative. Even one of the cops accused in the police brutality case is ... (click for more)

Breaking News

12 Protestors Arrested In Chattanooga; Group Later Surrounds Jail, Courthouse Block; Courthouse Burned In Nashville, Prompting Call Out Of National Guard

Twelve protestors were arrested in Chattanooga early Sunday morning in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in police custody. A crowd that had been on the Walnut Street Bridge later gathered on Frazier Avenue, prompting a large number of police officers to be summoned. After the arrests, the large group of protestors moved back across the bridge and ringed ... (click for more)

Health Department Suspends Distribution Of Cloth Face Masks It Got From The Governor

The Hamilton County Health Department is suspending distribution of the cloth face masks that were distributed throughout the state by the Governor’s Unified Command Group. It has been reported that the cloth masks, manufactured by Renfro, are coated with Silvadur. Silvadur is an anti-microbial substance commonly applied to fabrics to reduce odor causing bacterial growth. ... (click for more)

Sports

Ray Deering, Popular Baylor School Administrator And Sports Columnist, Dies

Ray Deering, a beloved Baylor School administrator and sports enthusiast who wrote a popular sports column in the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has died. A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Mr. Deering was a 1961 graduate of Chattanooga High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Chattanooga in 1965. At UC he served as the sports editor of ... (click for more)

Trio Of Moc Runners Honored As CoSIDA Academic All-Americans

Nathan Watson, Jonathan Boyd and Abbey Bateman were named to the 2020 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team, as voted on by sports information directors around the country, for their excellence in the classroom and competition. The 2020 Academic All-District® Women's Track & Field / Cross Country Team, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation's top student-athletes ... (click for more)