Archive for Month: September 2015

Step Down or Get Stepped Over

“No one can turn this country around. It doesn’t matter who’s in office.” These are statements I’ve heard all too often in recent years. Many are quick to voice their complaints, yet they offer little more than breaths of hot air that contribute to the levels of carbon dioxide levels […]

A Short Journey to the Center of Faith

In about two weeks, my guys and I will hit the streets with the intention of putting a stone in someone’s shoe. We’ve spent the last several weeks preparing ourselves with Greg Koukl’s book, Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions. As a result, I’m confident we’re ready […]

National Threat in the Disguise of a Refugee

In a recent letter, Senator Ted Cruz addressed the Syrian refugee crisis, and shared serious concerns about the Administration’s intent to allow for the immigration of tens of thousands of individuals from Syria and elsewhere into the United States. The greater majority of these refugees have not been adequately checked […]

The Insidious Truth about Immigration

Today, One News Now reported that the pope “urged the members of Congress and the United States as a whole — not to be afraid of immigrants but to welcome them as fellow human beings. He says people are not things that can be discarded just because they are troublesome.” […]

Pray for a “Big Top” Spectacle That’s Less Than Respectable

Ladies and gentlemen, people of all ages! Welcome to the greatest show on earth! Performing at our great Nation’s Capital on the morning of September 24, 2015, is none other than crowd favorite, Pope Francis. Much to the delight of liberal onlookers, he will bravely address a joint session of […]

Linking Arms to Break the Huddle

Welcome to 2717 Ministries. If you’ve stumbled up this website, I already know one thing about you: you’re looking for something. And now you know one thing about me: I want God to use me to introduce you to the resources that will strengthen exactly what you’re looking for. I […]

Week 5

I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves” (Matthew 10:16).  

Week 4

Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light” […]

Week 3

You shall have no other gods before me” (Exodus 20:3).  

Week 2

"Jesus answered, 'No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him up at the last day'" (John 6:44).