Posts by James Ross Kelly

Posts are meant to share an aspect of the universal Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. James Kelly is a Christian seeking the Mercy of God (i.e., His Goodness and Loving Kindness) and daily more of the Grace of His Holy Spirit. Posts of other authors are meant for review of salient points made by said authors and are credited and meant to share light with others and encourage others to read their works, and when possible, by providing links to where their works may be purchased.


As someone whose ministry is focused on Christian contemplation, I do not like to write about politics. There are several reasons for this. One is simple humility: my skill as a writer and […]

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God is opening doors in Syria. Muslims like Rasha and Amar are coming to Christ in unprecedented numbers and they need Bibles. Be inspired by their courageous story of faith as they escaped the darkness and came face-to-face with…the Light.


Frederick Douglass

Fredrick Douglass 1818-1895 An African-American slave, preacher, abolitionist,orator, writer, statesman.

“between the Christianity of this land and the Christianity of Christ, I recognize the widest possible difference.” Frederick Douglass

ACoE Invades South Texas

Jude Lieber

Photo caption: Snapshot from one of my trips to the Rio Grande — Big Bend National Park hot springs with with wild mustangs on the Mexican bank.

We knew this was coming, but it doesn’t make it any easier. Trespassing on private soil, our own Army Corps of Engineers (ACoE) have begun clearing areas for the border wall. Rather than steal land legally through eminent domain, they have arrived without permission or notification. Instead of cutting through ranchland, they have begun where it will hurt the most — nature preserves. The first location to fall beneath the saw, machete, and blade is a strip through the National Butterfly Center. Scientists had purchased the area from farmers and restored it with plant species vital to the survival of the threatened monarch butterfly. Now, only brown stubble remains. The wall will block the migration of thousands of land-based animals, cutting their territory…

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Pope’s Confidantes Pen Blistering Critique Of Steve Bannon’s View of Christianity

Two of Pope Francis’ close confidantes have published a scathing rebuke of how a certain strand of what they call religious “fundamentalism” has become fused with politics in America.

Source: Pope’s Confidantes Pen Blistering Critique Of Steve Bannon’s View of Christianity