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Author Archive: Bruce Gust

The Arrogant Drum Student

For five years I was a Drum Instructor at the Armed Forces School of Music. Bar none, it was one of the most rewarding experiences in my professional career. It could be a little frustrating,...

What If…?

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a resource out there that got your entire congregation genuinely interested in studying the Word of God, spending time in prayer and being genuinely engaged...

Impeachment Pop Quiz

Below is a series of questions designed to cut through the din of information and get to some simple bottom lines. The answers to these questions are at the end with links to the various sources that...

You Are Responsible For Your Actions, But…

I’m a firm believer in that you are responsible for your actions, You can play the victim card as convincingly as you want, but in the end if you do the crime, you do the time. But… There...

I Was Only Joking…

Joy Behar, Bill Maher and Kathy Griffin are some of the comics that come to mind that will say and / or do some truly heinous things when it comes to the topic of President Trump and those who...

Vocabulary Test

Hate, Fear, Propaganda, White Supremacy, Judgmental, Homophobe, Islamaphobe, Misogynist, Social Justice, Compassion Imagine you’re back in school for a moment and the teacher has just announced...

I Want Hillary as President (said the Kremlin)!

Do you know anything about Uranium One? Here’s the way it looks: Uranium One is the name of a Canadian company with uranium-mining stakes all over the world including the western part of the...

Watch How the Media Reports on Turkey and Syria

This morning the Wall Street Journal had this as a headline: Turkey Agrees to Pause Syria Fight The next sentence read like this: Turkey agreed to suspend military operations in northern Syria for...

Reparations and Being Sorry for Being White

In addition to the quality content represented by the Prager U video that you can access by clicking on the image to the right, I wanted to add yet another point to the conversation pertaining to...

Why Did God Create Man?

Why did God create man? It’s not an easy question. Some ask feeling like, given the amount of pain and suffering in the world, God’s inspiration to create human beings couldn’t have...