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Genesis 15:16 and in the fourth generation they shall return hither, for the sins of the Amorites are not yet filled up, even until now. (Greek Septuagint) This prophecy, given to Abraham, was fulfilled in the days of Moses when the limit of God's mercy for the Canaanites finally ended, "And I...
We have now started  the third week of our Missouri legislative session.  The Governor is announcing his priorities, and members of both the House and Senate have been building their respective agendas.  This Wednesday afternoon, I’ve also scheduled a judiciary committee hearing on a bill...
Another week has passed, and another name is added to my party's list of criminals, Scott Fitzpatrick - Missouri State Treasurer, who has joined the fascist ranks of Eric Schmitt by penalizing locally elected governments for trying to protect their constituents from sickness and death. The new...
Whether you know it or not, you are a servant. You might be serving someone else, yourself, the evil that surrounds you or the God that created you. But you really are a servant, working for someone. The Bible says that you can’t serve 2 masters, or in another place it says you can’t serve God...
Another session of the Missouri General Assembly is upon us, and this year looks to be a busy one. With redistricting, members running for higher office and many passionate legislative disagreements, 2022 should have no shortage of fireworks at the state capitol. Missouri Farm Bureau's...
This past week I returned to Jefferson City for the start of the 2022 legislative session. It was great to get back to the Capitol and reconnect with my colleagues. We have many important issues ahead of us in the next five months, and I look forward to working with my fellow senators to make...
I and the Undersheriff this year had the distinct pleasure of honoring commissioned, non-commissioned, and special guests for their dedication to duty and professional excellence in support of public safety. This annual event gave the Sheriff’s Office the opportunity to recognize outstanding...
Proverbs 16:33 Lots are cast into the lap, but they are disposed of by the Lord. (Douay-Rheims Bible) Entering 2022, the last three years have taught us the unpredictable nature of life. However, that is not to suggest that recent events have happened randomly. According to King Solomon, "...
At the Capitol, we are winding down this year’s work and gearing up to begin the 2022 Session on January 5.  But before we start talking about next year’s politics and begin another hectic year, it’s the perfect season and the perfect time to slow down, to reflect, and to count our blessings...
With Missouri’s 2022 legislative session just around the corner, you can expect to see more frequent communications from my office in the coming months. Since the Legislature adjourned last spring, I’ve been busy visiting with constituents at fairs, festivals, and other public events. I’ve also...

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