Beware of False Prophets and False Theologies Abounding in Lancaster County

Written by Dr. Mary Theresa (Terry) Webb,West Lampeter. This piece was first published on September 16, 2022 in LNP/LancasterOnline. Reprinted here with permission from the author. Beware of falling for the false prophets and false theologies abounding in Lancaster County. Thankfully, the LNP editorial board (08/28/2022), journalists, and readers are warning us. Jesus and theContinue reading “Beware of False Prophets and False Theologies Abounding in Lancaster County”

Thank You to GOP Leaders Speaking Out

Written by Joseph Manning, Warwick Township. This piece was first published here, the LancasterSpeaksUp.com blog, on July 30, 2022 with permission from the author. It has been submitted to LancasterOnline/LNP for consideration as a Letter to the Editor.  To the GOP leaders who are publicly endorsing Attorney Josh Shapiro, for governor (LNP 7/7/22), thank you.Continue reading “Thank You to GOP Leaders Speaking Out”

Kudos for Book Access

Written by Joseph Manning, Warwick Township. This piece was first published here, the LancasterSpeaksUp.com blog, on July 27, 2022 with permission from the author. It has been submitted to LancasterOnline/LNP for consideration as a Letter to the Editor.  Kudos to the Warwick School District School Board member, Ed Browne, for disagreeing with parents who wantContinue reading “Kudos for Book Access”

In Support of the Jewish Community

Written by Joseph Manning, Warwick Township. This piece was first published on December 1, 2021 in Lancaster Online/LNP. In light of the recent hostage situation in Texas, we are reprinting it here with permission from the author. I was disgusted to read that a beautiful menorah set up in Penn Square in Lancaster City wasContinue reading “In Support of the Jewish Community”

Demand Public Input!

Written by Perry Hazeltine, Lancaster City. This piece was first published here, the LancasterSpeaksUp.com blog, on November 4, 2021 with permission from the author. It has been submitted to LancasterOnline/LNP for consideration as a Letter to the Editor.  The roughly $106 million that Lancaster County received from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) is intended toContinue reading “Demand Public Input!”

Why White People Should Like Critical Race Theory

Written by Irma Ilustre, Manheim Township. This piece was first published here, the LancasterSpeaksUp.com blog, on July 1, 2021 with permission from the author. It has been submitted to LancasterOnline/LNP for consideration as a Letter to the Editor.  People are trying to get Critical Race Theory (CRT) banned from being taught in school districts (evenContinue reading “Why White People Should Like Critical Race Theory”

What Will We Choose?

Written by Perry Hazeltine, Lancaster City. This piece was first published here, the LancasterSpeaksUp.com blog, on June 28, 2021 with permission from the author. It has been submitted to LancasterOnline/LNP for consideration as a Letter to the Editor. There’s a child tonight being tucked into bed. She is falling asleep surrounded by her books andContinue reading “What Will We Choose?”

A Mom Finds Her Political Voice

Written by Irma Ilustre, Manheim Township. This piece was first published here, the LancasterSpeaksUp.com blog, on May 16, 2021 with permission from the author. What kind of world do I want my children to grow up in? This question has been one of my guiding principles as a mother and Lancaster SPEAKS Up member.  IContinue reading “A Mom Finds Her Political Voice”

If God is Love, God is for Gun Control

Written by Rebecca Branle, Ephrata Township . This piece was first published on March 24, 2021 in basicallybeckyblogs.com. Reprinted here with permission from the author. I think, deep down, we all know what’s right. And if we wonder, finding the answer is easy. Regardless of the God we pray to, or if we pray atContinue reading “If God is Love, God is for Gun Control”

On May 18th, Vote NO on these Primary Ballot Questions

Written by Perry Hazeltine, Lancaster City. This piece was first published here, the LancasterSpeaksUp.com blog, on May 2, 2021 with permission from the author. It has been submitted to LancasterOnline/LNP for consideration as a Letter to the Editor.  The next election is upon us, though it hardly seems like a blink of an eye sinceContinue reading “On May 18th, Vote NO on these Primary Ballot Questions”