As a pastor I am used to presenting some sort of social commentary in my weekly messages. There is very little I have seen or known of in the past twenty years that I have not been able to critique on a biblical basis. However, a phenomenon has surfaced and gained some media attention that […]
Author Archive for D.T. Osborn
I am 57 years old and live in the great state of Nebraska. I am a direct health care services worker and a bi-vocational pastor of a Baptist church. I have been married for 29 years and have a 26 year old son.
The PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) more popularly known as “Obamacare”, has ‘afforded’ ample material for derision in the first month since its roll out. From computer glitches to cancer patients losing their “world class” insurance to lesser government coverage for more money, to call the beginnings of Obamacare disastrous would be to […]
Now that the so-called ‘budget’ battle is over for a little while it behooves us, if we are wise, to reflect upon what we have witnessed in the political arena for the past few weeks. I say ‘so-called’ budget battle because in reality no true budget was involved. So perhaps the first lesson that should […]
I am not known among my acquaintances as being in favor of anything the IRS does, from it’s conception onward. However, I recently learned something that was genuinely surprising to me about the IRS, and did something I didn’t conceive as possible. It made my contempt for the IRS actually increase. The IRS, according to […]
One of the interesting items which occurred during the vote in the Senate to stop the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling was the surprise appearance of the Senate stenograhper at the microphone. She took the mike and began to decry the vote by shouting about the Freemasons and the Constitution and then quoted […]
Last week our nation once more remembered the attacks of 9/11/01. The memorials were again touching and my shock, sorrow and anger resurfaced as I relived that fateful day. However, I fear the country has largely moved on from 9/11 and not in a therapeutic manner even in the face of terror seemingly asserting itself […]