September 27, 2016

U.S. Slave Mentality In Turbulent Times



U.S. Slave Mentality In Turbulent Times
By: Michael D. Tobin Sep. 27, 2016

We need to take this country back and all get along once again. Realize all the division and tragedy in our nation the past decade or so is by design from our adversary the devil. The Apostle Paul wrote in Romans 5:20, "Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:" We're not hopeless and helpless as many would believe we are. there is hope, and now is the time to seize what God wants for us all, collectively and individually in our nation and the world.

So concerning the above title, Slave mentality...watch just this one example in the below video clip, of Edward G. Robinson playing the part of the scoffer even though he's a slave too, but he's a slave informant. And that's just like our enemy would like us to be. A bunch of slaves hating each other.






At the time of writing this, there are four locations, all in Louisiana, where the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are active and present, providing spiritual comfort and care to those who lost much and or everything due to floods.

From the ashes of 9/11, the Rapid Response Team ministry was developed to share Christ in the midst of crisis and disasters. BGEA currently has chaplains in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. These volunteer chaplains are carefully selected and trained to demonstrate the compassion of Jesus Christ and appropriately share God’s hope through the One who “heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds” (Psalm 147:3).
RAPID RESPONSE TEAM Sharing Hope in Crisis

  Recently, the BGRRT Chaplains and Franklin Graham's Samaritan's Purse have been in Texas, also after and during floods, in many other states across the U.S. cleaning, praying and even providing homes for a few. Besides the rest of the world, they were even in Canada after their disastrous forest fires in Alberta. 

  Not only natural disasters, but we also respond after recent mass shootings at schools, malls, and even police ambushes whee police have been murdered in cold blood. 

  I have three reasons for this blog: one is to ask if anyone can help me to continue responding full-time to disasters and tragedies alongside BGRRT and Samaritan's Purse, through which I have been a chaplain since the 2003 San Diego, California wildfires, and have responded to Florida, New Orleans, Shreveport, Groves Texas and again in my home town San Diego during the 2007 fires. Six responses so far.

  Maybe you know somebody who, or you have experienced disasters and having Samaritan's Purse and the BGRRT Chaplains helping you, or even family members who have. If you do or have, then you know exactly what it was like. I'll never forget the many things I've seen and heard from those who experienced loss grief and all that comes with tragedies.


September, 2006. Me on the left with a man we prayed for (middle) and he just received Jesus into his heart with us. This was one year after Hurricane Katrina and Rita, which both hit within a month apart,  St Bernard Parish. The prior year, instead of going to New orleans, I volunteered to go where they felt I would be needed, so they had sent me to Shreveport and Groves, TX. But I was able to go to New Orleans the following year where the needs were still tremendous. So I was privileged to meet this gentleman. This man lost everything the prior year during Hurricane Katrina. Two months before Katrina his wife died of cancer. He came to our tent looking lifeless, without any expression whatsoever. His whole countenance was horrible and hopeless. But the gentleman on the right who was with another organization asked us to pray with him, and afterwards he appeared to be a totally different person with a smile that would not stop. Jesus is so good. The most recent response I attended was Franklin Grahams 13th stop during his Decision America Tour, which he is visiting all 50 State capital buildings to pray for America. At the time of this blog, there are six more Capitals to visit, and lansing, Michigan, is the next stop October 4, 2016. 
Decision America States


"...You may have to vote for the least of the two heathens. You may have to hold your nose. I don't know. But VOTE!." - Rev Franklin Graham Decision America Tour Sacramento, CA March 31, 2016 




  Second, I recently published a book this past January this year and it is available in Kindle e-book form on Amazon. Here are some links. And I will share below, it's forward. 

  And third, I have an online radio broadcast program I have been active in for the past 5 years, and am now in the position to go full-time with that as well. And with help from my listeners and readers I can do all of this very simply and easily, but my request to the Lord is for full-time broadcasting, disaster relief and preaching in churches. I am available to do all of this and to do it well, and more effectively than ever before, in the past 27 years I have been active in ministry in many forms.

  Finally, please pray for all first responders, law enforcement, our economy, our neighborhoods and healing of our nation. Also pray God's will with whoever we choose as our next President, and our nation will come together in unity. 

In the Bible, 2 Chronicles 7:14 records God saying, "If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land."



Please help me to respond to natural disasters as a Billy Graham Rapid Response Chaplain and support God's Extended Hand homeless ministry by purchasing my first and new e-book released this year by selecting this link:
Making America Righteous-Again: From Bitterness To A Delight Kindle Edition
by Michael D. Tobin (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Making-America-Righteous-Again-Bitterness-Delight-ebook/dp/B01A1JPHUC
You may support my efforts through my paypal account at this link: https: //www.paypal.me/michaeldt



  In order to make America a better place, we need to literally be the person we want others to see; and not only that, but to want to be that person, personally. It's really individually in which we need to clean up our act, before collectively doing so. We tend to want everyone else to be better in order for ourselves to feel like being better.
  I did an interesting thing after deciding on my title. The thought occurred to me to make an acronym for my book title. So I took the letters, M, A, R, and A from the beginning of the first four words in the book title, "Making America Righteous-Again," to form the acronym, M.A.R.A. . The acronym forms the female name, or a word, meaning "bitterness", with Hebrew origins. A lake in the wilderness from the book of Exodus was named Mara, because it was a bitter water. But God told Moses to throw a stick in the water. So Moses had thrown a stick in the water and the water became sweet! 
  In the book of Ruth, Naomi told the people of Bethlehem, when they recognized who she was, to no longer call her Naomi, but to call her Mara, because God has dealt bitterly with her. But of course Naomi kept her name, which means beautiful, or my delight. That, of course, is how we must be personally, and as a nation. We need to change from bitterness to sweet-again! From bitterness, to a delight-again! Where is the stick that God will have thrown at us, to turn ourselves from bitterness-to-sweet and a delight? Spare the rod, spoil the child! I want my life, and I want my country, to change from bitter, to sweet. From bitterness, to a delight-AGAIN.
  My point throughout this book is to show that righteousness is the means to achieve greatness. Therefore one does not become great in its' desired sense and definition without first becoming righteous. I have compiled over 27 years of studies into the 13 chapters in this book, and I hope you are able to see the unique place we are in, and take up the task and do whatever it takes, to turn from bitterness, to a delight.

My broadcast link is with the Fringe Radio Network and shows can be downloaded and listened to at, The Michael Tobin Show http://www.spreaker.com/show/the-michael-tobin-show

Thank you very much, and God bless you.




Why They Won't Make Fun Of Hillary Clinton

200+ Small Earthquakes Hit Salton Sea Area Recently. (Los Angeles Times) September 27, 2016


Nearly 200 earthquakes hit Salton Sea amid quake swarm

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-quake-swarm-20160926-snap-story.html


Almost 200 small earthquakes hit the Salton Sea area recently. (Los Angeles Times)

By: Shelly Grad
September 27, 2016 10:15AM PT

Nearly 200 small earthquakes — including three of a magnitude greater than 4 — struck the Salton Sea area over the last day or so.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the swarm of quakes started early Monday morning and continued into the evening. Quakes measuring 4.3 and 4.2 magnitude occurred Monday night.  Nine of the quakes measure greater than 3.0.
Many of the quakes were centered near Bombay Beach. They were felt in a relatively small area around the Salton Sea, according to the USGS.
Swarms of small to moderate earthquakes are fairly common in the area. In 2009, the Salton Sea saw a swarm of more than 200 small quakes.
The sea sits atop a very thin crust that is being constantly stretched as the North American and Pacific plates grind against each other. The area is also veined by dozens of faults — most notably the San Andreeas -- that run parallel to and crisscross one another.
Scientists believe that because of the thinness of the crust, hotter material can get closer to the surface and cause temblors.
Seismologist Lucy Jones said on Twitter on Monday night that magnitude 4 quakes near the San Andreas “increase the chance” of a big quake “a little bit. But we have swarms without big [earthquakes] — most likely nothing more will happen.”
The quakes continued Tuesday but the size of the temblors were decreasing.

FOR FURTHER RESEARCH SEE MY STUDY I DID FROM  August 21, 2011

Please help me to respond to natural disasters as a Billy Graham Rapid Response Chaplain and support God's Extended Hand homeless ministry by purchasing my first and new e-book released this year by selecting this link:
Making America Righteous-Again: From Bitterness To A Delight Kindle Edition
by Michael D. Tobin (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Making-America-Righteous-Again-Bitterness-Delight-ebook/dp/B01A1JPHUC
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Michael Tobin Show Historic Voter Registration Deadline Day!



Clinton/Trump Debate Commentary Michael Tobin Show Historic Voter Registration Deadline Day!
by Michael D. Tobin Sep 27, 2016










How Trump won over a bar full of undecideds and Democrats
By Salena Zito September 26, 2016 | 11:53pm
http://nypost.com/2016/09/26/the-best-debate-takes-come-from-inside-the-bar/

Debate Check: 12 Hillary Lies Debunked
Clinton's debate performance was riddled with mistruths that got a pass from Lester Holt
by Edmund Kozak | Updated 27 Sep 2016 at 11:45 AM
http://www.lifezette.com/polizette/hillarys-debate-lie-highlights/

Making America Righteous-Again: From Bitterness To A Delight Kindle Edition (forward description)
by Michael D. Tobin (Author)
https://www.amazon.com/Making-America-Righteous-Again-Bitterness-Delight-ebook/dp/B01A1JPHUC
In order to make America a better place, we need to literally be the person we want others to see; and not only that, but to want to be that person, personally. It's really individually in which we need to clean up our act, before collectively doing so. We tend to want everyone else to be better in order for ourselves to feel like being better.
I did an interesting thing after deciding on my title. The thought occurred to me to make an acronym for my book title. So I took the letters, M, A, R, and A from the beginning of the first four words in the book title, "Making America Righteous-Again," to form the acronym, M.A.R.A. . The acronym forms the female name, or a word, meaning "bitterness", with Hebrew origins. A lake in the wilderness from the book of Exodus was named Mara, because it was a bitter water. But God told Moses to throw a stick in the water. So Moses had thrown a stick in the water and the water became sweet! In the book of Ruth, Naomi told the people of Bethlehem, when they recognized who she was, to no longer call her Naomi, but to call her Mara, because God has dealt bitterly with her. But of course Naomi kept her name, which means beautiful, or my delight. That, of course, is how we must be personally, and as a nation. We need to change from bitterness to sweet-again! From bitterness, to a delight-again! Where is the stick that God will have thrown at us, to turn ourselves from bitterness-to-sweet and a delight? Spare the rod, spoil the child! I want my life, and I want my country, to change from bitter, to sweet. From bitterness, to a delight-AGAIN. My point throughout this book is to show that righteousness is the means to achieve greatness. Therefore one does not become great in its' desired sense and definition without first becoming righteous. I have compiled over 27 years of studies into the 13 chapters in this book, and I hope you are able to see the unique place we are in, and take up the task and do whatever it takes, to turn from bitterness, to a delight.

Please help me to respond to natural disasters as a Billy Graham Rapid Response Chaplain and support God's Extended Hand homeless ministry by purchasing my first and new e-book released this year by selecting this link:
Making America Righteous-Again: From Bitterness To A Delight Kindle Edition
by Michael D. Tobin (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Making-America-Righteous-Again-Bitterness-Delight-ebook/dp/B01A1JPHUC
You may support my efforts through my paypal account at this link:https: //www.paypal.me/michaeldt

September 22, 2016

The Power of INSTINCT from Forbes

Note: To see the video board meeting on Instinct/Data select the link here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidkwilliams/2016/09/19/when-to-listen-to-your-gut-and-how-to-know-when-your-instincts-are-wrong/#517b162b67ab
Article from Forbes one of the few I just share without my own commentary.
SEP 19, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

When To Listen To Your Gut (And How To Know When Your Instincts Are Wrong)



This article is first in a series that will go deeper into the points I presented in “How To Be A Collaborative Partner” last week. Today I’ll address the importance of listening to your gut as an entrepreneur. Your gut instinct—and the instinct of your team—is one of your greatest resources.Instinct is invaluable, but not infallible, as I’d like to explain.
Why is gut instinct so valuable? It is priceless primarily because it’s exponentially faster than your logical mind. Science has now demonstratedthe importance of the “somatic markers” that clue you into why something “just feels right” (or it doesn’t) faster than any conscious thought can take hold. The speed of instinct is another one of the reasons body language is such an accurate marker—the body responds to stimulus within a 10th of a second and reacts with visible signals of dislike, lying, etc., that are difficult or even impossible to hide.
You must hone your instincts for ultimate business success.

Instinct is a vital survival mechanism that has kept us safe from dangers from the beginning of time. Instincts are also valuable in business in that they demonstrate someone’s instant and unguarded “gut check” to an idea that can be invaluable to a leader or team. It may be the small comment across the table from a John David to a Dusty that indicates how a project might go. Even a partial remark can be meaningful.
Small reactions can mean huge things, and a leader should regard them as such. Hesitation? Fear? Perhaps ramifications you hadn’t thought about, like the sudden need to double customer support to accommodate the great idea you’ve just had? Regard these reactions with the utmost care, as a person’s good feeling or instinctive hesitation could have big implications on how your plan will work out.
Here’s an example of the power of instinct from Lydia Dishman, inFastCompany Magazine, via a researcher named Shabnam Mousavi, an assistant professor at John Hopkins Carey Business School. Mousavi was the lead author of “Risk, Uncertainty, And Heuristics,” a paper that explores the times intuition can be more useful than deliberate calculation.
Mousavi’s premise was that sometimes we muddle our outcomes by bombarding ourselves with too much information. As an example, she quizzed German and U.S. students to see if they could state which city is larger: Detroit or Milwaukee. Despite not being American, the Germans were 90% correct versus only 60% of the American students she asked. Why? Because the Germans simply picked the city they’d heard more about and guessed it would stand to reason it was the larger of the two. They “went with their gut.” Americans, on the other hand, rifled through their mental library of knowledge of the two cities, which got in the way of their reaching for the obvious answer, and they failed.
Why your gut may sometimes get it wrong. Sometimes our instincts betray us. We might hire someone who makes us feel at ease and comfortable and later discover the person is a well-practiced sociopath. We might move in with a roommate or romantic partner we barely know because the friendship felt “right.”

When we let our emotions bear sway without an accompanying cost/benefit andrisk analysis, we might be hurtling down a path that is 100% wrong. In my own life, I can’t remember a time when “putting a gap between the stimuli and the response” has failed to serve me well. Sometimes that gap may be simply standing up and walking a bit before responding. Or it may be a few hours, or you may need to sleep on it. Typically the great idea will become stronger, or you may realize your initial inclination was an emotional response without adequate accompanying intelligence behind it.

When we let our emotions bear sway without an accompanying cost/benefit andrisk analysis, we might be hurtling down a path that is 100% wrong. In my own life, I can’t remember a time when “putting a gap between the stimuli and the response” has failed to serve me well. Sometimes that gap may be simply standing up and walking a bit before responding. Or it may be a few hours, or you may need to sleep on it. Typically the great idea will become stronger, or you may realize your initial inclination was an emotional response without adequate accompanying intelligence behind it.



Please help me to respond to natural disasters as a Billy Graham Rapid Response Chaplain and support God's Extended Hand homeless ministry by purchasing my first and new e-book released this year by selecting this link:
Making America Righteous-Again: From Bitterness To A Delight Kindle Edition
by Michael D. Tobin (Author)  https://www.amazon.com/Making-America-Righteous-Again-Bitterness-Delight-ebook/dp/B01A1JPHUC
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September 21, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court Handed DOJ Powers To Search YOUR Computers, Indiscriminately

U.S. Supreme Court Handed DOJ Powers To Search YOUR Computers, Indiscriminately 
By: Michael D. Tobin Sep. 21, 2016

I've never seen so many people jump all over something so quick and be all over it the same day and the next day. See this FOX News video/article on USA Network News! News, for example. It was released just one day after the SCOTUS ruling, by quite a few sources. And you may wish to keep my blog and share it for future reference. Brit Hume of FOX News and Legal Corespondent Shannon Bream discuss the implications and Congressional opposition of this latest SCOTUS ruling in this video.





SCOTUS gives DOJ new powers to search computers 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sGI1vmo0yE Published on Sep 20, 2016

SCOTUS gives DOJ new powers to search computers USA Network News

But everything else gets to wait a few days, or weeks, or just sit on a shelf until the next elections. Or even after the elections when it's too late, but just serves as surplus griping and whining material until something fresh enough to talk about comes up. Well, kudos to all who jumped on this right away. Lets see this action for more things. perhaps we wouldn't be dealing with the current fraud-in-chief right now had more people "in-the-know" been more attentive in the first place. Perhaps we could have avoided his second term. Actually we definitely would have, had all the so called experts came forward with what they definitely did know, ahead of time. I've already blogged about definite cases of several Congressmen, news personalities and other broadcasting personalities releasing information but only after it was too late. But still, lets get on this. Because like the messengers are saying, YOU have plenty of time to call, write or email your representatives to express you opposition to this. There are two things politicians, mainstream media, and wealthy tax-payers are most concerned about. Their own $$MONEY$$, and their PRIVACY. But for most of the rest of us, the two most important things are our family and our health. Let's see this privacy issue response be the same response for the rest of the U.S. Constitutional attacks, ok? Good job, too, Wild Bill, on this next video you just released which has been being discussed by MANY sources for quite a few months already. But without constant action by citizens who are actually concerned, such as Bill, myself and others who still read, write, inform and discuss no matter how much we get scorned by internet trolls, ignored and scoffed at by our own families and friends, and avoided by our own church peers like we're poison, we still do it anyway, sometimes when very exhausted, discouraged and even when sick, and when suddenly something huge like a domestic terror attack occurs and we just finished something totally different and we need to immediately get involved without hesitation. People, you must realize we are not doing this for sport, fun or for our health. We all have jobs, or are out of work, and yet we are still using time somehow to inform and warn our fellow citizens anyway, like myself. We are pleading with you to stop reading and complaining only. But actually look up your representatives and email, write and call them with your concerns. Thank you so much for visiting my blog. God bless you and America.



For your amusement, here is a link to a bonafide resource published online dated September 1, 2016. It is a 26 page pdf document from the Congressional Research Service which has been in existence since 1919 as a Congressional legislative debate organization. It was submitted by F.A.S., http://fas.org/ ( Federation of American Scientists). According to their website,  "FAS works to provide science-based analysis of catastrophic threats to national and international security and to develop policy solutions to reduce these threats. FAS experts examine issues related to nuclear weapons policy, disarmament, nuclear energy, radiological and nuclear terrorism, energy security, chemical and biological weapons and government secrecy policy." Their submission is titled,  The Future of Internet Governance: Should the United States Relinquish Its Authority over ICANN? Lennard G. Kruger Specialist in Science and Technology Policy September 1, 2016

 Contents Background: The Domain Name System and the Role of the U.S. Government............................ 1 NTIA Intent to Transition Stewardship of the DNS ........................................................................ 3 Multistakeholder Process to Develop a Transition Proposal........................................................... 4 IANA Stewardship Transition ................................................................................................... 4 Proposal .............................................................................................................................. 6 Enhancing ICANN Accountability............................................................................................ 6 Proposal .............................................................................................................................. 7 Stress Tests.......................................................................................................................... 8 Implementation ......................................................................................................................... 9 Role of NTIA ............................................................................................................................ 9 Role of Congress in the IANA Transition ..................................................................................... 10 Legislative Activities in the 113th Congress............................................................................ 10 Legislative Activities in the 114th Congress............................................................................ 13 DOTCOM Act................................................................................................................... 13 FY2016 Department of Commerce Appropriations.......................................................... 14 FY2017 Department of Commerce Appropriations.......................................................... 15 Other Legislation .............................................................................................................. 15 Congressional Hearings.................................................................................................... 16 Issues for Congress ................................................................................................................. 17 Should the NTIA Relinquish Its Authority?...................................................................... 17 Should the Transition Be Delayed?................................................................................... 18 .mil and .gov Top Level Domains..................................................................................... 18 Does NTIA Have the Authority to Make the Transfer? .................................................... 19 Evaluating the Transition Plan.......................................................................................... 19 Concluding Observations .............................................................................................................. 20 Figures Figure 1. Schematic of Process to Develop IANA Transition Proposal.......................................... 5 Tables Table A-1. Selected Acronyms Used in This Report ..................................................................... 21 Appendixes Appendix. Acronyms..................................................................................................................... 21 Contacts Author Contact Information .......................................................................................................... 22


Here is a link to today's show and to hear more subjects of interest. Please visit at: The Michael Tobin Show


Please help me to respond to natural disasters as a Billy Graham Rapid Response Chaplain and support God's Extended Hand homeless ministry by purchasing my first and new e-book released this year by selecting this link:
Making America Righteous-Again: From Bitterness To A Delight Kindle Edition
by Michael D. Tobin (Author)  https://www.amazon.com/Making-America-Righteous-Again-Bitterness-Delight-ebook/dp/B01A1JPHUC
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September 19, 2016

Making America Righteous-Again: From Bitterness To A Delight


(PRAISE REPORT SEP 26, 2016. Further down in the following paragraphs, I had described the need for premium broadcasting services. Well, a few weeks ago a friend I had no idea of his friendships with certain others, had invited and included me on his internet broadcasting network he is a part of. Praise the Lord! That literally takes care of any premium broadcasting abilities I need, and I have already recorded live 8 shows so far, and are available at Fringe Radio Network where you will see the link for my show, "The Michael Tobin Show". )

Making America Righteous-Again: From Bitterness To A Delight kindle e-book by: Michael D. Tobin

(Sep 19, 2016 UPDATE:

 audio broadcast link: Michael Tobin Show SINGLENESS OF HEART, WITH ONE PURPOSE #001 ) I have included chapter 2, "Stick-toitivity", from my book, at the bottom of this blog.




Link to how you may help fund my efforts: https://www.paypal.me/michaeldt

AUG 10. 2016 UPDATE I need to raise around $3,000 per month so I can be where the news is and speak to and interview people in person, instead of speak ABOUT what somebody ELSE has written or broadcast about. Also, I've been a disaster responder with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team since 2003 and have not been able to respond since 2007 due to work constraints, but am now positioned to begin again, full-time, with help from anyone who may be able to assist me with needed finances.  I have already exhausted all my efforts to no avail on my social media sites like friends and family on facebook, and my many friends on twitter. People just aren't "into it." If you only donate to a cause once per month, let me be the cause of the month. Just in the past 4 weeks I've driven cross-country and while passing through Texas, I was UNABLE to go through the Dallas area where I would have LOVED to stop through and pay respects to Dallas Police following the recent cop killings, and interview someone LIVE!. Well, here in San Diego, I was busy doing flood and water damage work for a contractor friend and was UNABLE to even drive 30 miles SOUTH of me to be a part of ANYTHING to do with San Diego's shootings within THEIR police department! This, as you may be able to see, could be very aggravating for a reporter such as myself. So funds would help with software, premium broadcast services and other expenses as I am a master at utilizing FREE services, but quality and amount of content is quite limited, and I would love nothing more than for my passion to become my livelihood.
Your help would be greatly appreciated. If you cannot at the time, I understand, no need to put it in the comment section. If you can ... if just 20 of you would donate ... I can keep these broadcasts running..But with the right amount of significant time and effort I need to be available for broadcasting, my broadcasts would truly be much more valued and better quality! I truly believe my knowledge, creativeness, and intelligence need to be supported because there are very few on this Earth that can pursue their passion(s) to the highest degree. If there is anything anyone can do to keep me going,I would greatly appreciate it! You may support my efforts through my paypal account at this link:  https://www.paypal.me/michaeldt

Also, you may go to https://smile.amazon.com/Making-America-Righteous-Again-Bitterness-Delight-ebook/dp/B01A1JPHUC/ref=smi_se_mit_rcol_smi_2537928482?_encoding=UTF8&*Version*=1&*entries*=0&pldnCmp=rcol&pldnCrt=my-impact  to see my kindle book if you would like to support in that way. The title of my book is, "Making America Righteous Again: From Bitterness To A Delight."







Making America Righteous-Again: From Bitterness To A Delight Kindle Edition

In order to make America a better place, we need to literally be the person we want others to see; and not only that, but to want to be that person, personally. It's really individually in which we need to clean up our act, before collectively doing so. We tend to want everyone else to be better in order for ourselves to feel like being better.
I did an interesting thing after deciding on my title. The thought occurred to me to make an acronym for my book title. So I took the letters, M, A, R, and A from the beginning of the first four words in the book title, "Making America Righteous-Again," to form the acronym, M.A.R.A. . The acronym forms the female name, or a word, meaning "bitterness", with Hebrew origins. A lake in the wilderness from the book of Exodus was named Mara, because it was a bitter water. But God told Moses to throw a stick in the water. So Moses had thrown a stick in the water and the water became sweet! In the book of Ruth, Naomi told the people of Bethlehem, when they recognized who she was, to no longer call her Naomi, but to call her Mara, because God has dealt bitterly with her. But of course Naomi kept her name, which means beautiful, or my delight. That, of course, is how we must be personally, and as a nation. We need to change from bitterness to sweet-again! From bitterness, to a delight-again! Where is the stick that God will have thrown at us, to turn ourselves from bitterness-to-sweet and a delight? Spare the rod, spoil the child! I want my life, and I want my country, to change from bitter, to sweet. From bitterness, to a delight-AGAIN. My point throughout this book is to show that righteousness is the means to achieve greatness. Therefore one does not become great in its' desired sense and definition without first becoming righteous. I have compiled over 27 years of studies into the 13 chapters in this book, and I hope you are able to see the unique place we are in, and take up the task and do whatever it takes, to turn from bitterness, to a delight.
LINK TO DOWNLOAD FROM KINDLE AMAZON: 


(Sep 5, 2016 update) My son Michael Jr and I recently made good on most of our previous goals, including the cross-country drive and 24 days at the Bible school where we actually did get to meet and learn from so many teachers, evangelists and missionaries. But it is now on my credit card and we're back in San Diego trying to pay that down and then go do the rest of what was planned, as that is definitely what I am here to do. Following are my original posts on our plans:

 

Isaiah 30:21 And though the Lord gives you
The bread of adversity and the water of affliction,
Yet your teachers will not be moved into a corner anymore, But your eyes shall see your teachers. 21 Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “This is the way, walk in it,”
Whenever you turn to the right hand
Or whenever you turn to the left.

Things I Need To Do
1) Renew my passport.
2) Minor tune-up for my vehicle.
3) Go toward disaster response trips with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains and preaching engagements after I have proper funds for expenses.
1. I live in San Diego County, California
2. I am raising funds for my individual travel responsibilities with church, & disaster response ministry.
3. Funds will be used for travel fare and any other kinds of fees, climate clothing/personal hygiene or necessities while on the trip.
 I am raising funds so I may be ready and go to minister with disaster relief efforts as a Billy Graham rapid Response Chaplain, as well as be able to travel to minister in churches here in the U.S. and overseas. Please scroll through some photos of past ministry opportunities, and below I will describe things as much as possible so I can share with you as much about ministry and my goals as I can. Thank you and God bless you.

Here above, is probably the most amazing thing from over three years ago because I was moved by the Holy Spirit to do this back then, describing what is happening now, after becoming available from a job nobody would purposefully leave unless because of something such as had happened.  June 7, 2013 titled, Urgent Call To Ministry I knew this day was coming and describes very well all I've done recently already. 

Following are a few past pictures and a video of ministry events over the years. I have so many but here are just a few: 


Published on Feb 22, 2011
MCRD SAN DIEGO where I ministered once a month with Navigators ministry (Protestant) for 7 yrs until the ministry participation was reduced this year. This was late 2010. These guys really love Jesus and their music participation always extraordinary. I never have been one to video and take monumental photos rather keep memories in my heart and mind. But this was too good to not capture.



1998 Prison Fellowship in Central Oregon prison firecamp. We baptized in a pond right there too. The inmate 4th from last was radically saved and full of the joy of the Lord. Great testament to God's love and saving power. He had received 15 yrs and had already been in for 5, for beating his Step Dad to death with a baseball bat, rescuing his mother being beaten up by his Step Dad. Thank God for Chuck Colson's vision, to revolutionize modern prison ministry through founding Prison Fellowship. I spoke and prayed with this brother for quite awhile and was simply amazed. One would never know, because of the Grace of God to heal and transform one life.

Me with Saeed Abedini's  Mom, his Sister Zeebandeh Abedini, a friend of the Abedini family, Naghmeh Abedini and their daughter Rebekka Oct 2014 Jacob was playing so I couldn't get him in this. Since then, millions of Christian's support from around the world have led to Saeed's release from over 3 yrs of wrongful imprisonment in one of Iran's worst prisons for holding home Bible studies, this past October of 2015. 

The great Leon Patillo in La Jolla, CA  in March of 2015. I frequently participate in fund-raising concerts and get to meet these guys personally.

 Sep 14, 2011 Aschwitz WW2 death camp survivor Irving Roth. I was shocked someone had asked, but He showed his tattoo on his arm; it's number 18,491



We Just Got Through Praying For Salvation With This Local Man With Black Shirt In St Bernard Parish, New Orleans. He Lost His Wife To Illness A Month Before Hurricane Katrina, Then Lost His Home In The Hurricane. This Man Is Smilling For The First Time After He Lost His Wife To Cancer A Month Before Losing His Home In Hurruicane Katrina. He Was Happy After We Prayed For Salvation For Him. He Looked Like The Walking Dead Before We Ministered Jesus To Him. And this was the 1st year anniversary AFTER Hurricane Katrina. So he had not smiled for over a whole year, up until we prayed with him.


Decision America Mar 31, 2016 Sacramento, CA over 7,000 showed up from all over the state. The 13th stop out of 50 State Capitols. As of now there have been about 18 stops and still this number hasn't been topped. But it has constantly been in the thousands give or take 5,000. 

I recently returned from a 4-day trip from San Diego to Sacramento area, from March 31-April 3, 2016, which I paid for on my credit card as proof to my own self just how serious I am about putting up or shutting up. That is one of my own mottoes to my own self. I participated as a Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BGRRT) Chaplain with the Franklin Graham Decision America Prayer Tour-2016 at the California State Capitol grounds, and I actually prolonged my hotel stay south of San Francisco in Redwood City, due to the flu I got the day before my flight. Talk about afflictions, but God did so many miracles and I praise God to have been a part. The Lord has been so faithful! He is doing wonderful things and I know that He will continue to be faithful to finish the good work He has started in me, especially this new year, my first year of making myself available full-time since my 5 years in Bible school missions from 1989-1994 through which I've traveled overseas several time on missions and preached in churches, all full-time while I was part of the ministry live-in on-sight volunteer staff. I have decided to be available for continuous short term ministry/missions instead of finishing my years in traditional workforce. As I write this, God has already given me the opportunity to go to Texas and Louisiana with Franklin Graham's Samaritan's Purse and the BGRRT to aide and minister to the needs of those whose properties were devastated by the most recent floods, but also to join the Lord in His work in preaching the Gospel in other states and churches as well. In addition to this, I also am blessed to have finally completed my first book, Available on Amazon's Kindle: Making America Righteous-Again: From Bitterness To A Delight. Of course, this book is my only current means to self-fund future missions. And it's a great book. I haven't sold any yet, as of this update, but please pass the word, it will be a great help. This book will encourage all believers they can be more useful to God's kingdom than they'll ever imagine, without excuse, if only they desire to and obey the opportunities. One of the chapters deals with dreams, visions and prophecies according to Scripture, along with a few of my own actual past fulfilled prophetic dreams on various countries and two more unfulfilled; 1 for southern CA and another for a forested area in Oregon, concerning terrorism. In light of a March 13, 2016 article from an Oregon network T.V. news station titled, "Serbia: Portland-bound combat missiles found on passenger flight," (Later said to be for "training",) I believe this book will prove very timely along with much prayer. And dormant ministry-minded and future Christians need to be made aware of these times as related to Biblical teaching, in order for today's church to remain on track. The rest deals with personal experiences, my Christian walk & lessons for the whole body of Christ, and Biblical principles for dealing with life's challenges, sharing the Gospel and Godly happiness. 
By this book really taking off, I am praying it will be beneficial to get me started with new speaking engagements across the nation in churches, to preach the Gospel, see souls saved and pray for the sick with miracles following God's Word and operation in all 9 gifts of the Spirit.  My only bills are my cellphone, auto insurance, periodic registration and rent. I own my car outright and my rent is cheap. I know nobody else in a better position than myself, to be full-time ministry with that light of a load. So please check out my book on amazon, and every dollar on this gofundme helps even if it is one dollar. Here is the link to my book:  Making America Righteous-Again: From Bitterness To A Delight Kindle Edition  



 I was trained through the Critical Incident Stress management Foundation (CISMF) through Horizon Christian Fellowship San Diego, and Serra Mesa Christian Fellowship and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. I anticipate ministering to dozens if not hundreds of individuals and families, while being lodged in public school buildings, churches or even church guest homes, whatever may be available. I've already slept in a community college, church buildings, a K-Mart, and even a church guest residence in the past. I will work alongside as a Chaplain with Billy Graham Rapid Response Team and or Samaritan's Purse, who provide medical care where needed and even clear and clean property as well as clean out and sanitize flooded homes, all in the name of Jesus for no charge whatsoever. I will also be traveling throughout the U.S. and other nations preaching and ministering however the Lord leads. The needs are many, in many places already, and Ecuador is one of several current places of need, and Texas, Louisiana, and now even an Japan again after deadly quakes within same time few days as Ecuador's deadly earthquakes. And most recently, Alberta, Canada. Plans for Canada rapidly changed, as Canadian chapters of Billy Graham and Samaritan's Purse have things covered and U.S. involvement has been erased from previouse news articles. But if the Lord wills, I am sure there's no problem with going to Canada to help anyway; all as the Lord leads.
The activities and supplies of these trips are being funded entirely through donations to Samaritan's Purse and BGRRT. Plane fare to and from, hygiene and sleeping bag and gear, adequate clothing, etc... must be provided by the person going, and that is what I am seeking. I am trying to raise funds for plane fare and to renew my passport that expires next year as well as travel expenses to tune up my own vehicle to be ready upon return to join further trips after I return from wherever the Lord leads me first. I am praying for individual supporters as well as one-time gifts.
I am excited about the availability and opportunity to serve and to minister, and I ask you to help me go. I am seeking your support and prayers for future trips. Thank you very much for your prayers and support.
I am available to speak at your church or gathering, to present my stories, experience and what BGRRT and SP do and how your church may be involved also.
Ever since I was a child, I had a desire to preach and go on missions, and I actually have been blessed to have done so quite a few times already. But it has been years since I have been able to go on a consistent basis, for a little over past couple decades, as I have been in the workforce.  I am praying for the opportunity to go soon as a permanent missionary/evangelist.  My prayers for time of availability have been answered, though it took me losing my job with a reputable commercial/residential property maintenance company for God to answer. And in no means did I or my employer do anything to actually lose it. I worked as if I wanted this job permanently, as everyone should. My employer actually was replaced by another firm due to our client's future goals. That is all I'll say about that, except it was very unfortunate and sad. As of Nov last year (2015) I lost my job of 7 yrs, so now have an online presence geared toward Christian missions and preaching. I also began this year by completing my first Christian book (and only book), on Jan. 1 which is an e-book hoping to fund missions , which I had mentioned above.
Going forward, I desperately need to be free to respond to disasters as a Chaplain, disaster relief, and preaching engagements. I've trained and responded 5 times with 6 disasters since 2003 already , after fires and hurricanes. Also, I need to go back into evangelizing and missions travels with Calvary Pentecostal tabernacle in Ashland, VA, through which  between 1994 and now, I've done much of my past missions with. I had spent 4 1/2 years with my Bible school, preaching and traveling and seeing many healed of sickness, disease and born again. Past travels have included Mexico, Jamaica and the Middle East. I'm a proud Father of 3, Michelle, Michael Jr. and Daniel, all grown now, in their just-achieved, early 30's! I am a former Christian Radio Talk Host, DJ, News Director, home builder, carpenter, retail hardware specialist, and even a little bit of acting. I was in G.I. Jane as an extra (not too proud of that movie) and had a part with Paul Hogan (Crocodile Dundee) in the 1997 Subaru commercials. Woohoo!  I have been and are involved with various national and local volunteer efforts since 1989 .  I do lot's of volunteering.  Some of the ministry opportunities I'm involved with are Prison Fellowship, Billy Graham Rapid Response Team as a Chaplain, and Franklin Graham's Samaritan's Purse disaster relief volunteers. There are many more, including street evangelism and many years with San Diego's Gods Extended Hand homeless church/ministry. I was a civilian volunteer chaplain with the MCRD San Diego for seven years before I had to stop due to my past work demands of being on call. I really had to lick my wounds on that one. 
After becoming unemployed I had to move, and was nearly depleted of the ability to move upon notice, during the time two of my son's medical needs were being handled. The great news is that these past years with my sons and daughter have been very much a blessing and I completed my first book hoping to fund missions. I would never have completed it had I not lost my job, by the way. A blessing in disguise, as more than 25 years of my writings finally painstakingly was edited and compiled in almost two months time. Michael Jr and I will begin back in ministry together. Daniel and my daughter Michelle are both into their respective careers. Prayers are very much appreciated as my son Michael Jr and I are both desiring to do missions work together.  My son and I are currently room mating with a friend from our church and being charged a generously low amount for rent. (-:, and our room mate is active in Church worship and has extended us the opportunity to stay in his home while also traveling with ministry. Anyone who would like to help I would love to answer any questions, just contact me. And I would love to visit some churches to deliver the Gospel message.
God bless you and thank you so much for reading this and for any consideration.
Here's a little treat if you made it this far.
It is the 3rd chapter in my new kindle e-book: 
Chapter Three
Stick-toitivity

    Consistency, dedication and determination are some more things to make you righteous before wealthy. But remember. If wealth is your main concern, just give it up. It ain't gona happen. If it does, it will be short lived, and you'd be best not putting yourself through the nightmare that will be sure to follow. A fool and his money are soon departed. It's better to be a doorkeeper than to be with fools. Believe me, you will think your previous unsatisfied life were better than losing your shirt. One of the first things any believer must do as being newly born again is to allow God to search your heart, because it is then that you, also, learn what is and was in your heart before God stuck His hand in that filthy hole filled with who-knows-what, and pulled you out and cleaned you up. Always remember where you came from. It helps. And always remember where you are headed. because it's much better than some of our pipe dreams that God will not lead you through. Fortunately, I've never given up, and because of that, I've refused some pretty wrong directions, and God has also delivered me from some and flat out refused to allow me to even touch the paths.
  I've never really been in total comfort as a Christian but it sure beats the toil and despair of the alternative. God didn't promise us comfort. He promised us peace and rest. But don't try to equate peace and rest, with comfort. And despite my decades of following Jesus carrying my cross daily, sometimes failing, the peace I've had in my worst trials defies my imagination. I don't know if I'll ever be comfortable, but it's a fact that nothing is ever enough and many in the rest of the world would gladly trade problems with me. So don't get used to complaining. There's enough of that going on. But these are the things that remind me of one of the most profound things I've heard someone say, but sounds so simple, by my spiritual Mom, Rev. Jane Louder, current Director of the Bible school where I spent 4 1/2 years from 1989-1993. She said, "You have to have stick-toitivity."
  I came to that Bible school from no plans of my own, to put it lightly. But because I did, I am a better person now, than had I not been led there. It was a time in my life when I had not much of a clue as to who I was, what my true capabilities were, or even where and how to survive in the world with the challenges I needed to overcome at that point in my then 23 years of life on this planet. 
  I needed to do something, and stick to it. And through it, it would prepare me for the toughest time in my life that would last until now. But fast-forward, it would be until 2006, when I would come to realize that as unsatisfied and bitter I was that things just aren't going my way, I would realize that between two quick job changes, I had learned I was able to do with less, and achieve more with what I had, than I was in years past. And just between 1996-2015 I've had six different jobs. I had learned the less I had, the more I had. Because I had learned to give. I gave so much it hurt. But I had, and still have, a heart for the homeless. I ministered at the Marine Corps recruitment Depot with a ministry on Sundays. I visited prisons and jails and ministered to the inmates. I did those things all within a 13 year time period, and they all overlapped each other or I was participating in two or more activities within a seven year time period. That does not include traveling to several Southern states following major hurricanes and even two local San Diego major fires, all between 2003 and 2007 as a  Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplain first responder and from 2003-2010 I preached and served at a San Diego downtown homeless ministry on a monthly basis. NOT to mention preaching on the streets of Hollywood and the U.C. Long Beach campus with a friend, Ray Comfort and his leadership friends and street teams. In between all those things and up until now, somehow there's quite a bit more that I can't even think of at the moment. But somehow I was able. As my older sister says, "you do the things you make time for." 
  Those are merely things that I have been madly interested in and have had the pleasure and honor to be considered able to participate in. During the years between 1993 and 2003 I had the ability to raise my children after their first 5 years that their mother had raised them, as a single Mom. Our marriage didn't last long, but we do have three wonderful children, and only God could have turned our mess into the blessing that our children are now. We were all a mess, but because of consistency, dedication and determination, each of my three children, my ex wife, and I, have come such a long way and we all have survived what we needed to survive, and God has shown Himself to us consistently, that He is God and without Him, we would all have been toast.
  What is it that you are faced with and concerned about? Don't compare yourself with others or think your situations are more difficult than others, or there are reasons why others can handle things and you just aren't able. Be honest, and allow God to show you what you need to let go of, begin, or keep doing. Because as the old saying goes, success requires a lot of work, and hard work. Nothing comes easy. That is just the way it is. So if you want to know the main ingredient to healing, surviving, achieving goals, it's stick-toitivity.
  During my years at Bible school, if I would have quit, somebody else would get the opportunity to do what many thought was menial, too hard, or would keep them from doing what they are "supposed to do." I washed dishes, cleaned machines and floors, tables, carpets, and helped prepare property and accommodations for all the conferences and camp meetings for 5 Summers and 4 winters that I was there. I raked leaves, cut trees, froze, sweat, ached, twisted ankles, (well, I twisted an ankle during a 4th of July softball game, but God healed it),  bled, cried, cleaned rooms, did laundry, drove tractors, and even ran the ministry's 1000 watt AM radio station in town for 4 of those years. All that and more, and was able to read my Bible throughout all the pages a few times. God blessed me during those years in ways I will never find out until I get to Heaven. But without those first years away from my children I would not have understood what I should have known before, before starting a family without any understanding of what a family really meant. The greatest thing I learned along with all else, was prayer. I'm talking about the runny nose kind of prayers. You got a bunch of garbage in your head? Prayer will release it.
  I was raised in a broken family with all the bells and whistles that come with a broken family. Statistics showed I would first be a public school drop-out and either die a violent death or spend my life in prison. Because I had allowed God to lead me where conventional wisdom would say no to, I would definitely be dead or in prison, and so would my children. And by the way, I graduated High School and have since returning to California in 1993, earned an Associates degree in Education while raising my three young children as a single Dad. Figure that out. 
  Or figure this out. How could a small 20-something year old girl, "sister Deborah", be in charge of housekeeping for a 300-person facility, run a snack bar with all aspects of cleaning, cooking, ordering and serving sometimes roughly 1,000 people at times, also manage the missions tour ministry and to top that, run the corporate end of the 1,000 watt AM radio station C.P.T. also had at one time, for about 10 years? It's called stick-toitivity. And it is from relying on the leading of the holy Spirit and a desire for souls. Nothing more and nothing less. That is how you can turn "too much to do", into the possible. Turn bitter waters into sweet waters. God can show you how to become a pleasure instead of bitter. Be faithful in the little and you will be leader over much. The late Rev. Wallace Heflin, then, Director of Calvary Pentecostal Tabernacle ministry that served all over the world, and with over seven regional churches planted throughout Virginia, used to always say, "when you can do as much for nothing as you will for a wage, then that is revival! when you've done all you can to get the job done and you don't have an ounce of energy left and you begin to rely on the Holy Ghost for power, and all the sudden you can jump over walls like never before, THAT is revival!" You see? Anybody can work for a wage. But you will see what you are made of when you do things for others without expecting return, and you will see that it's not easy looking from the outside, but what makes America great is the righteousness involved in your motives for what you do that is important and has rewards in heaven, and not by man. But You will see after whatever it is that you complete, after you are finished, that only God has allowed you to even begin such a thing, let alone, to complete.
  So whatever it is you need, if you ask and allow God to guide you, you will succeed. It is all a matter of learning priorities, what the priorities require to fulfill, and sticking to them as long as it takes. HOW LONG LORD? As long as it takes, He says. Just say, "yes, Lord." Enough of any hurt, bitterness, hypothetical questions or excuses. Take God at His word, and believe Jesus, that the Holy Spirit is come, and He is your teacher, comforter and will guide you! Believe, and you will receive. Jesus said that too. Do you believe Him?

Jeremiah 13:13 Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.


Luke 16:10-12 He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. 11 If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? 12 And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man's, who shall give you that which is your own? 


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