Author Archives: Darryl Knappen

About Darryl Knappen

I shepherd the flock of believers called Cornerstone Church in Alexandria, MN, a family integrated Baptist Church and more importantly am married to a fabulous woman named Pati who is grandmother to our 5 wonderful grandchildren, Luke, Wyatt, Brin, Livy and Eleanor (Ellie).

Can you Trust the Church with Your Sons? (Or for that matter the Scouts?)

I never had sons, only two beautiful daughters. But now I do have two grandsons, and would I encourage them to be sent off to be altar boys or hand them off to a scout leader to go on a … Continue reading

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“Hey Mom, this is Tina and Amy, Want to Kill Your Newborn? It’s O.K. with Us”

  Nothing but shame on you Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith.  No, that’s not strong enough. In reality you are complicit “Baby Killers”.  That’s right. Normally that would be hyperbolic but not now.  Once you decided to vote “No” … Continue reading

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The Greatest Governmental Overreach To-Date: Ohio Judge Removes Parental Custody of a 17 Year Old Daughter Because She Wants To Become a Boy and Her Parents Want Her to Remain a Girl.

Imagine she’s your daughter. She’s confused. She’s feeling maybe she was born with the wrong chromosome. Counselors are telling her she should be a boy instead of a girl and if only she would have hormone replacement therapy (i.e. heavy … Continue reading

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Why Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, Deserves the Death Penalty

Caution, this post is going to be extremely graphic as I highlight the information uncovered by the Senate and House investigations into the baby body parts scandal that Project Veritas recently exposed to the public. However, if you are squeamish, … Continue reading

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Syrian Migrants. Are They Trojan Horses to Kill Americans or Helpless Victims to Be Pitied (and helped)?

No matter who you talk to, it seems that people fall on one side of this argument or the other, depending on which side of their hearts are talking. Softies want to rescue the babies while toughies are thinking only … Continue reading

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Kim Davis is Not a Victim of Religious Persecution

She is however, a victim of a tyrannical, out-of-control judiciary that thinks it is both the legislative branch of government and the judicial branch all rolled into one. By now you are probably very familiar with this mug shot of … Continue reading

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How Secure is Your Marriage?

Will you and your spouse still be married 60 years from now (providing of course both of you are still living in your 80’s or 90’s)? Or, to put it another way, are the vows you both repeated on your … Continue reading

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Help! I Caught My Son Smoking Weed!

This was the mother’s heart-wrenching cry as she poured out her parenting frustrations to my wife in the hallway of ___________ (sorry but that would be too much public information). What should this mother do next?  Should she hit the … Continue reading

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The Baltimore Riots; Racial Oppression? or Lack of Biblical Parenting.

Watching Megyn Kelly on Fox News ask (via a reporter) the Baltimore rioters why they were rioting was like watching a clueless college student trying, but failing, to identify correctly the photo of President Ronald Reagan held up by Jesse … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with a Six Figure Income, Especially for Pastors?

Last Sunday in a sermon I shared details about the downfall of a megachurch pastor by the name of Mark Driscoll, a household name among many in the evangelical community.  In my research I turned to comments by John Piper … Continue reading

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