Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

Portrait of Betrayal

Michael Bray, 1988 De Tocqueville’s alacritous 19th century account of American society draws the affections of Christian Patriots hither. In an age of license and decadence, his account of public civility and community spirit is attractive.  In our time of convoluted “pluralism” (read: polytheism), his commendation of the explicitly Christian foundations of American society provides […]

Laying Down Your Life for Your Country

9 May, 2017 We Americans – generally – have held it out to our children, traditionally our young men, to be noble citizens, willing to defend the land. Indeed, we have honored our fallen almost without equivocation.  Who can speak evil of one who gives up his life for another?  We still suffer a national embarrassment from […]

Imprecations and Sarcasms, 7 October, 1995

[The following is a transcription of the outline for a sermon by Michael Bray delivered at Reformation Lutheran Church in Bowie, Maryland.  Sermons for Reformation Lutheran Church were delivered alternating weeks by co-pastors Dr. Michael Colvin and Michael Bray from 1984 until the church was disbanded in Anno Domini 2000.  Over the those years the church met in various places for […]

“Gods” and “Wogs”

Terence J. Hughes Professor Emeritus of Earth Sciences and Climate Change University of Maine 17 May 2011 Part 1: The Roots of Racism The 1902 edition of The Encyclopedia Britannica in 30 volumes was published at the zenith of British imperialism. I have it and also the 1939 edition in 24 volumes. Under the heading NEGRO, […]

Paul Hill, the Unabomber, and . . . Thoreau?

Posted on 31 March , 2017 22 May, 1996 Dear Op-ed editor:  Oral arguments for Paul Hill’s mandatory  appeal of his conviction and death sentence will be delivered in the federal court house in Tallahassee on 31 May. Hill acted in defense of the innocent and ought to be acquitted. Paul Hill  terminated an unwanted […]

Ode to Wrestling in Wilmington

Posted on 31 March, 2017 (Amended on 30 May 2017) 4 March, 2011 Wrestling season comes to a close. My last high school wrestler has finished his course.  Both my sons have gotten from the sport what I had hoped they would get.  The sport is a wonderful means of character development. Mack Remington, writing […]

Wrestling: A Personal Tribute

31 March, 2017 Revised 22 July, 2017 Distinctive Features of the Sport One of the great blessing of wrestling is instruction in humility.  Everyone takes a beating sometime. Thinking back,  I believe I also learned through wrestling about the value of volunteer work: those coaches who put so much time and patience into my efforts […]

Justice for Jennifer

Posted on 13 March 2017 9 November, 1996 Bowie, Maryland Dear Editor:  An update on the prosecution of a 25-year-old mother of four.  Jennifer Sperle aborted her first child when she was 16.  She tried desperately to stop other women from doing the same thing.  She is to be sentenced on 10 February in Norfolk.  […]

The Local Church(es) of Wilmington

Michael Bray 28 Feb., 2017 I am grateful for the article in the Journal featuring pastors of three churches in town (“Keys to a Thriving Congregation,” 28 February,  by Gary Huffenberger).  There was no definition of  a Christian “church” supplied, but based upon the fact that all three were by their implied affirmation of the […]

Bogus SCOTUS

Michael Bray 20 Feb., 2017 Why do we allow the trendy opinions of a couple Jews and apostate Gentile Christians rule the land – overthrowing the laws of God, the nation, and our cities? The evanescent feelings, mindset, or “opinions” of “the Court” – like the afflatus of an ass – will pass.  Law, however, must – […]

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