Articles by: Bobbie Patray

Executive Orders, Emergency Powers and the TN Constitution

on December 2, 2020, 7:58 AM / in State News

Good morning! Well this subject is a bit involved, but it is one that many Tennesseans are very interested in seeing addressed. When the pandemic quickly gained a foothold in TN and across the nation, many governors, including our own, started issuing Executive Orders using ‘Emergency Powers’ to restrict what people could and could not do.  Then the citizen push back […]

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Prayerful Heart and Fighting Words

Prayerful Heart and Fighting Words

on November 25, 2020, 8:08 AM / in National News, Opinion

Good morning OK – True Confession.  My intent for today was to just focus on THANKSGIVING and being THANKFUL during this difficult and stressful time. And I will certainly start there, but there is another article that I really think you should know about and should read.  I know – this is a busy time regardless of the Covid, etc., […]

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A Thankful Heart

on November 22, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Thanksgiving is approaching and we are reminded to be thankful for the life God has given us. Bible verses about thanksgiving have a way of shaping our hearts into gratitude towards God. Every one has something to be thankiful for. Here are ten Bible Verses about the topic of Thankfulness. Psalm 30:11-12 (NAS) Thou hast turned for me my mourning […]

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Ooltewah Rep. Mike Carter diagnosed with pancreatic cancer after serious COVID-19 battle

on November 20, 2020, 8:52 AM / in People, State News

Rep. Carter is a wonderful friend, an excellent legislator and all round great guy.  Please put him on your prayer list. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Nearly two months after his hospital stay for COVID-19, Tennessee State Representative Mike Carter of Ooltewah is in the midst of another battle: pancreatic cancer. Back in August, Rep. Carter spent more than a week in the hospital as he […]

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Good morning, November 18th 2019

Good morning, November 18th 2019

on November 18, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

Recently we marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Think about how many of the young people we are seeing support socialism and/or communism that weren’t even alive or were infants when this happened – including some in Congress!!! This article is so important that it will stand alone for today.  I hope you will read […]

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Christians, Conscience, and the Looming 2020 Election 

Christians, Conscience, and the Looming 2020 Election 

on November 2, 2020, 10:39 AM / in Opinion

Christians, Conscience, and the Looming 2020 Election Dr. Albert Mohler  Samuel Johnson once quipped that when a man knows he is going to face the gallows, “it concentrates his mind wonderfully.” The same concentration of mind often comes with the final days of an election. This election cycle is no exception. The campaigns now move into their final strategies and […]

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The gift that keeps on giving….

The gift that keeps on giving….

on October 29, 2020, 9:16 AM / in National News

Good morning I guess where we find ourselves today gives new meaning to ‘buyer beware’! With what is coming out now about Joe Biden and his family, it looks like at least some are wishing they could go back and change the votes they cast early. Google Searches for ‘Can I Change My Vote’ Spike Following Hunter Biden Sex Tape […]

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The Importance of Voting and Christian Involvement in the Political Arena

on October 17, 2020, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion, Religion

John Adams We electors have an important constitutional power placed in our hands; we have a check upon two branches of the legislature . . . the power I mean of electing at stated periods [each] branch. . . . It becomes necessary to every [citizen] then, to be in some degree a statesman, and to examine and judge for […]

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Today is THE day!

on October 12, 2020, 9:06 AM / in Religion

TODAY IS THE DAY—that the Senate hearings begin for Judge Amy Barrett. First of all, I ask that YOU please PRAY this PRAYER for her:            The Warrior’s Prayer Heavenly Father, As your warrior prepares for battle I pray that she claims victory over Satan by putting on THE WHOLE ARMOR OF GOD! May she put on […]

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A CALL TO PRAYER

on September 27, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The article originally posted at Dutchsheets.org “But you need to be aware that in the final days the culture of society will become  extremely fierce and difficult for the people of God. People will be self-centered lovers of themselves and obsessed with money. They will boast of great things as they strut around in their arrogant pride and mock all […]

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Country Singer John Rich Warns Nashville Mayor

Country Singer John Rich Warns Nashville Mayor

on September 22, 2020, 6:34 AM / in State News

Good morning Oh this is so delicious!!  The cat is definitely ‘out of the bag’ now that we know how the economy of Nashville was decimated!! Country Singer John Rich Warns Crooked Nashville Democrat Mayor a Class Action Lawsuit Is Coming    

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Feminist Theorist Wants to Use COVID-19 Crisis to ‘Abolish the Family’

Feminist Theorist Wants to Use COVID-19 Crisis to ‘Abolish the Family’

on August 30, 2020, 7:19 AM / in National News, Opinion

The left has had the nuclear family in its sites for at least a century, blaming the God-ordained institution for every imaginable societal ill and, at various times over the years, waxing poetic about a utopian world without families. Most of the time they’ve merely flitted around the edges of destroying the nuclear family, but now, as the world is […]

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You better ‘be WOKE’

You better ‘be WOKE’

on August 21, 2020, 8:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

Good morning Parents, I know I keep harping on this, but you had better ‘be WOKE’ about what is happening in your student’s classroom. Woke Teachers Vs. Parents AUGUST 9, 2020 11:39 PM ROD DREHER atthew R. Kay is a teacher at Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy. He also does teacher training and advocacy around “antiracism.” (I put it in quotes, because the […]

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ALERT: Wellbeing checks for your children

ALERT: Wellbeing checks for your children

on August 16, 2020, 7:01 AM / in State News

“The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the Government, and I’m here to help.” Well, these words came to life on Tuesday when the Tennessee Wellbeing Check Toolkit was released by the Governor and Commissioner of Education Peggy Schwinn . It was a complete surprise to most people.  House Speaker Cameron Sexton was just on WWTN […]

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Second Extraordinary Special Session Legislative update

Second Extraordinary Special Session Legislative update

on August 16, 2020, 6:44 AM / in State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go to the legislative Switchboard at 615-741-3011 […]

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Hydroxychloroquine lowers COVID-19 death rate, Henry Ford Health study finds

on August 3, 2020, 8:37 AM / in National News

A Henry Ford Health System study shows the controversial anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine helps lower the death rate of COVID-19 patients, the Detroit-based health system said Thursday. Officials with the Michigan health system said the study found the drug “significantly” decreased the death rate of patients involved in the analysis. The study analyzed 2,541 patients hospitalized among the system’s six hospitals between March 10 […]

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EDITORIAL: TRUMP – Existential Threat to New World Order

on July 31, 2020, 7:53 AM / in Opinion

I ran across this article recently and even though it was written in 2019, it is WELL WORTH reading and very thought provoking especially as we approach the presidential election in November. The other two articles are thought provoking too. No other President in American history has been treated in such a shameful manner. Not Lincoln. Not FDR. Not Nixon. Not […]

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Christ not Caesar is the head of the Church

Christ not Caesar is the head of the Church

on July 27, 2020, 8:27 AM / in Religion

Good morning Folks, THIS IS THE WAY YOU DO IT!! God bless John MacArthur and let’s remember to pray for him.  May ‘his tribe’ increase as other pastors stand up to the government!! This article came out on Friday and you can read it at this link, however, it is what he wrote on his blog (below article link) that is really […]

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14th Texas City Bans Abortion, Declares Itself a “Sanctuary for the Unborn”

on July 24, 2020, 8:37 AM / in State News

STATE   MICAIAH BILGER East Mountain became the 14th Texas city to declare itself a “Sanctuary for the Unborn” on Monday, joining a growing effort to protect unborn babies from abortions across the state. KETK reports the city council voted to approve the pro-life ordinance Monday for its city, population 797. The vote was three in favor, two abstentions. “Because the City of […]

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FW: Like it or not, School is coming……

FW: Like it or not, School is coming……

on July 21, 2020, 7:08 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Good morning! Well another weekend has come and gone.  I hope you were able to do something that was inspiring and enjoyable. As the late summer approaches, parents of school-age children are faced with a real dilemma.  I have tried to put myself in their places and, wow, really difficult decisions to make. I don’t envy you as those decisions […]

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