Well I am back on the email trail. As I left you last, things got pretty crazy on the homefront. Right before the holiday we discovered that someone had put detergent in the engine oil of the Suburban, to go along with the damage to the bus and the cut fencing. I really needed some time away. We now have cameras out and we are securing the underneath of the home with new underpinning. Thank you so much for your continued prayers.
If you have continued to listen then you know that I have been blessed to continue to have interesting and informative guests. In case you missed any I would encourage you to go to the web site at www.pastorgregyoung.org. We have made it easier than ever to access all the archived shows from the front page by clicking on all episodes in the first paragraph.
As I am sure you are aware I have taken a pretty long break from putting out these emails. In addition to the issues of security at the house and the drain that became, I was struck by the unbelievable weightiness of the information that I was being fed. In truth the potential for a significant terror event being a matter of when not if became too much to continue to write about. Last week in France those concerns came to fruition. While I am relieved that it was not a school or mall or grocery store here in the United States, the threat remains very serious. Eric Holder has stated that he lays awake at night with fears of a pending terrorist attack. I do not consider him to be a reliable source of truth, but considering that this administration has consistently denied that there is even a terrorist threat still in existence I am wondering what he is really hiding. As Michael Connelly said on the program today, for Holder to make this statement it is either a warning or a call for the attack. I agree. Why else does Obama, Biden, Kerry and Holder (who was in Paris) miss the march against terrorism? What makes this even more atrocious was the statement that they still did not know who did it. Really? Al Qaeda in Yemen claimed credit, but ABC the white house minion network this morning gave credit to ISIS. Are they obtuse? As we have discussed on the show Jihadists are always looking to one up each other. Remember that Al Qaeda came first and was led by Osama Bin Laden. When Bin Laden was killed this left a huge void in the Muslim world and there were several who attempted to ascend to the throne. In the mean time our Muslim leader switched allies and began supporting the Syrian Rebels (read ISIS) with weapons and attempted to vilify Assad for chemical weapon deployment knowing full well it was ISIS, whom we helped with our missile technology. This assistance of arms and finances were the seeds that launched ISIS (referred to by Islamic Sympathizers as ISIL). The attack in France was Al Qaeda saying not so fast with the Caliphate designation. By the US refusing to acknowledge the Al Qaeda role they are sending a message that they are supporting the competition, namely ISIS. This is a very dangerous thing to do, both for us and our allies. Al Qaeda will not stop because the US has snubbed her nose at them. In fact this will give them the motivation to jump the ocean and accelerate their efforts here. ISIS on the other hand receives the message and attacks Northern Iraq. Only by the intervention of the Germans are the Kurds able to push back the assault. As my friend Paul Janiczek shared, how sad that the US to whom the Kurds have such deep felt love, has turned their backs on them. This is the world we are living in where this administration continues to support sworn enemies of the US and the spineless Congress refuses to fulfill their constitutional duties to bring justice and the rule of law back to this nation.
On another note, I have been sounding the alarm regarding the threat to marriage and the church coming to Texas. Many said that this was not an issue here and there was no way that the laws regarding marriage could ever change here. Well in both the State courts and a Federal court the Constitutional Amendment protecting marriage as between a man and a woman has been struck down but stayed pending a higher court decision. This past Friday the future of marriage in the Texas and perhaps the United States was debated. The cases heard at the Fifth Circuit court of Appeals effect Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. As there has been a Circuit court split already it is likely the Supreme Court will take up this issue by June. This will not change what ever decision is made in the Fifth Circuit Court until that hearing takes place. Jonathan Saenz of Texas Values came on the program today to discuss this as he attended the hearing on Friday.
On the program in the morning Scott Coren is back with me live from London, England as we discuss the current status of Europe and the Islamic threat there. How did the absence of America play with the rest of the world from his view point? How real is the threat of a near future attack again? What is the US policy doing to encourage Islamic terrorist attacks?
In the second segment I will be joined by renowned Christian pollster and research expert George Barna. How has the church abandoned her role? How does the current cultural climate reflect the silence of the church? What are the key findings that have brought America to this point and is there a path back?
In my third segment I hope to bring you an update on the fight for the soul of Texas. The Speaker of the House battle is raging and a Strauss led House will mean spending Texas into a deficit that will put us in slavery to the Federal Government. It will mean that issues like limiting abortion, traditional marriage, eradicating CSCOPE education and ALAC will all fall unless the Senate and the Governor can figure out a way to take Strauss out of play. Yes you can be sure that legislation to help abortion clinics will get on the calendar, same sex marriage will be pushed, CSCOPE will be protected and Islam will be allowed to infiltrate more of our schools and courts. As I have said and stand by it, a vote for Strauss is a vote for an open border, cartels, shedding of innocent blood, terrorism and Obamacare. Any rational that there will be room to promote any conservative ideology is a delusional dream. Strauss has according to Breitbart reports and statements from the head of the Texas Ethics Commission ordered the take down of conservatives. This will get very ugly.
In my final segment Derrick Wilburn from American Conservatives of Color will join me to discuss national and state issues. Derrick is a frequent contributor to American Thinker and the Tea Party News Network.
Be sure to tune in and stay informed. None of this surprises God and He has not left us ill equipped. We are prepared because, 1 John 5:1 Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves Him who begot also loves him who is begotten of Him. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep His commandments. 3 For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome. 4 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world–our faith. 5 Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?