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Don't Doubt Daniel!
Written by Firpo Carr (Columnist) 12 September 2012
  Dr. Firpo W. Carr Proof of Jesus Series: Article 7 The Bible book of Daniel is both historic and prophetic. If you've ever heard expressions like, "He's been through the fire," or, "The handwriting's ... read more >>
Rastafarian!
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr 24 August 2012
Rastafarian! Jammin' Jamaica in the news  It's approaching a fortnight since the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games held in London, England (a "fortnight" is British for "fourteen nights," ... read more >>
Michael, Whitney, Tupac, Biggie
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 27 April 2012
 Dr. Firpo W. CarrAnti-Defamation law proposed"A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth." (Ecclesiastes 7:1, New International Version) Indeed, if you ... read more >>
Did Real Rulers Rouse a Real Jesus?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 20 April 2012
Proof of Jesus Series: Article 2In the March 22, 2012, issue of the Sentinel, Article 1 of the Proof of Jesus Series (entitled, "Was Jesus Christ a Real Person?") appeared wherein scholarly observations ... read more >>
Racist Christians?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 20 April 2012
Discrimination in the Congregation?Some say "Christian" America's Bible Belt lassoed Trayvon Martin and hung him high. Easter is fast approaching, and Christendom's elated. But many lament that Sunday ... read more >>
Apolitical Politicians?
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 March 2012
Non-participating participants?How can one be a budding politician and simultaneously be apolitical? How can you maintain a hands-off approach when it comes to the political process, while at the same ... read more >>
Faith & the Family Unit
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 29 February 2012
Witnesses receive praise(Part 4 of 4) In this final installment, I'll address further criticisms leveled against Jehovah's Witnesses by lady preacher Charlo Crossley Fortier of the Bread of Life Foursquare ... read more >>
A Joyful Noise for Modern Matthew
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 27 January 2012
College EditionIn past weeks I've quoted or otherwise called attention to my new book, Modern Matthew: Good News for Today--College Edition. And I can assure you that releasing the college edition of the ... read more >>
All the Buzz About the Bible
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 06 January 2012
The fame of God's NameYou've been victimized by a religious conspiracy that's 400 years old this year! I kid you not. This conspiracy makes Dan Brown's bestselling books the Da Vinci Code and Angels & ... read more >>
"Merry Tricksmas"
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 22 December 2011
The hijacking of a holiday?If you're like millions of folks around the world, you're preparing to do something that-according to the Bible-Jesus and his family never did: Celebrate Christmas. Wait. It ... read more >>
'Dealing with Debt'--for Dummies
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 09 December 2011
How to survive in the "last days""Remember this: There are some terrible times coming in the last days. People will love only themselves and money. They will be proud and boast about themselves. They will ... read more >>
Racing with Racism
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 09 December 2011
Will we ever put the brakes on bias?As we embark upon the 30-day gestation period where Black Friday morphs into a White Christmas, America still labors with the pain of deeply embedded racism. Just ask ... read more >>
Occupy Paradise
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 02 December 2011
Rich Man, Poor Man(Part 2 of 2)I wrote the following about the wealthiest one percent before they were popularly known as such in the October 23, 2008, Sentinel issue of this column:"'Into the streets ... read more >>
Conrad Incarcerated
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 18 November 2011
Mesereau Remembers MichaelOn Monday, November 7, 2011, Dr. Conrad Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of Michael Joseph Jackson. Though formal sentencing is ... read more >>
Case Closed
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 18 November 2011
Murray vs. MichaelAlthough it is billed as the People of the State of California versus Conrad Murray, M.D., it could be characterized in a more vulgar or pedestrian way: a strong, towering, well-built, ... read more >>
Mesereau Mulls Murray
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 13 October 2011
But what about Sony & AEG?(Part 4 of 4) By way of reminder, the following is a portion of an exclusive interview I conducted with Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr.--the lead attorney who successfully represented ... read more >>
Michael Meets Mesereau (Part 1 of 4)
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 02 September 2011
Exploring the trails to the trialsOn Tues-day, August 16, 2011, I sat down and interviewed Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr., the famed lead attorney for Michael Joseph Jackson during the child molestation trial ... read more >>
Heal the World
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 29 August 2011
 Why is it wicked in the first place?Having endured the bogus trial of Michael Joseph Jackson until its culmination some six years ago (has it been that long?), and bracing for the trial of Dr. Conrad ... read more >>
Is Michael Really Dead?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 18 August 2011
Would he purposefully deceive?There are a number of sincerely devoted fans of Michael Joseph Jackson who believes the Moonwalker is still walking around on earth. They believe the King of Pop is going ... read more >>
The Gloved One & White Gangs?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 11 August 2011
Putting the Crips & Bloods to Shame!In his Bad video (1987) Michael Joseph Jackson featured rival street gangs. And having lived in Los Angeles, he was quite familiar with the Crips and Bloods--two ... read more >>
The Jackson Journal
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 29 July 2011
The most popular everNo, Michael Joseph Jackson hasn't left a secret tell-all journal with me. True, he told me some secrets; but he didn't leave a journal (at least not with me!) He did, however, have ... read more >>
The King of Pop & "Carmageddon"
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 22 July 2011
Is mankind being driven to "the end"?In case you haven't heard, before the name "Carmageddon" was associated with Los Angeles' infamous "4-or-5-hour freeway"--officially known as the 405 freeway--it Carmageddon ... read more >>
MJ & the "faithful slave" (Part 4 of 4)
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 15 July 2011
When slaves become kingsAs stated in Part 1, "The Governing Body represents a small group of Witnesses slated for heaven who, along with the Body, comprises the composite 'faithful and discreet slave' ... read more >>
The Gloved One Gives a Grade (Part 3 of 4)
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 07 July 2011
What did he think of the Governing Body?Michael Joseph Jackson was not shy about saying how he felt about leaders among Jehovah's Witnesses. All one has to do is read the chapter, "Jehovah's Witnesses ... read more >>
Was the Gloved One Inspired of God? (Part 2 of 4)
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 30 June 2011
Did he think the Governing Body was?Was Michael Joseph Jackson inspired by God? If by "inspired" you mean like Bible writers, absolutely not. He'd tell you that himself if he were here. Was he inspired ... read more >>

 

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