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Newsletter 11/18/22

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A Word from Dr. Scarborough

Dear Recover America Friend,

As Thanksgiving Day nears, we all start thinking about family and friends who are special in our lives.  Our whole family will gather in the home of my daughter and son-in-law for a giant turkey and ham dinner and a wonderful time of sharing our love and celebrating the many reasons we have for giving thanks.  This will be the first time our new great-grandchild will be with us, and my granddaughter will soon be wed to the love of her life shortly after the start of the New Year.  What a blessed time it will be for our family.
We are all smarting over the recent elections.  I have posted a new video on the website in which I share my thoughts on why it was not the red wave everyone, including yours truly, had predicted.  On the video I expand on the three takeaways I have from the elections.

First, there was a tragic tactical reason Biblical Value Voters were disappointed.  
Senator Lindsey Graham declared early on that if Republicans swept both Houses as expected, he would immediately propose a bill that banned all abortions after the 15th week of gestation.  While an admirable goal for all of us who have fought abortion since the Supreme Court made it legal, his prideful boast galvanized voters across both sides of the aisle who opposed such a national ban, and pro-abortionists turned out by the millions to keep that from happening.  

Secondly, there was the moral issue of theft.  The eighth commandment of God’s Ten states: “Thou shalt not steal.”  There is growing evidence across the nation that election integrity is being compromised.  
Right here in Harris County, Texas, a county with a greater population than many states, there is evidence that perhaps as many as 50,000 ballots were illegally cast.  Governor Greg Abbot has called on the Attorney General and the Texas Rangers to investigate.  If this turns out to be true, those responsible must be brought to justice.  And if so, we can take what we have learned across the country until once again people have confidence in our elections.

Thirdly, we have reached a frightening threshold of collapse as a nation, which only the church of the living God can address. On three occasions our Lord Jesus said that a house divided cannot stand.  
America is divided between those who acknowledge God and His sovereignty and those who deny His existence and have displaced Him with a god of their own making.  America is divided by good and evil and there is very little middle ground.  No political party can save us.  That is the mission of the Church, and it remains to be seen if the Church will arise to the challenge by praying, preaching, and encouraging their people to vote for righteous candidates.
A local Church may not be able to impact the whole nation, but every church can impact a local school board race and collectively, working together, the Church can change the direction of our nation.  We are called to dispel the darkness, and the darkness that is found in local public education, where children are often being groomed with hellish indoctrination, is the darkest of all.  We must rise up and save our children.

On the eve of this Thanksgiving Holiday, I am rededicating myself to saving our children.  I will be thanking God for my children and praying for the children that are trapped in our public schools.

Thank you for being a part of our Recover America family.  Have a safe and Blessed Thanksgiving!

P.S. - December introduces income tax time. Please consider making a generous investment to Recover America with an end of year contribution by clicking here for a tax deductible gift. 

Yours and His!
Dr. Rick Scarborough 
Recover America 

Dr. Rick Scarborough

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Upon graduation, Bill went to work for Humble Oil and Refining Department in the Marketing Sales Engineering Department. During his 38 career, he held various management and executive positions in Exxon USA’s Refining, Marketing, and Human Resources departments. Bill retired from Exxon in 2000 after a special assignment to coordinate the world-wide merger of the labor relations activities of Exxon and Mobil.

In 2000, Bill worked for a year during the start-up of Vision America, and then served as a member of the Board of Directors for Vision America until 2016. Bill and his wife built aretirement home in the mountains of Colorado. After 15 years they moved back to Austin to be closer to family. While in Austin, Bill was engaged with Keller Williams in residential real estate. They moved back to the Houston area in April of this year, and has worked with Recover America since.Bill is married to Deborah Gattis, a wonderful wife, mother of their children, grandmother, and worship leader/vocalist. They will celebrate their 40th anniversary this September. They have been richly blessed with 5 children and 12 grandchildren.

Dr. Scarborough is an ordained Minister and served as the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Pearland, Texas from 1990 to 2002.  During his time there, he encouraged his congregation to live their faith and consider running for public office. Eventually, his church members occupied most of the seats on the city council and local school board.

Three church members later served with distinction in the Texas State Legislature, one of whom is now in the U.S. Congress, and another who served as a District Judge. A former member is currently the Mayor of Pearland, TX.

Since resigning from has First Baptist Church of Pearland in 2002, Dr. Scarborough personally addressed thousands of pastors, encouraging them to active in the civil arena, leading their congregations to vote their values and be salt and light, while never compromising their faith. He has been the focus of two award winning tv documentaries and has been featured on the front page of the Washington Post, Houston Chronicle, Kansas City Star, Dallas Morning News and Time Magazine, to name a few. He has frequently appeared on National TV standing up for Conservative Christian Values.

In 2018, Dr. Scarborough founded Recover America, a 501c3, which is a Christian non-profit organization, and in 2021, he founded Recover America Action, a Christian 501C4.

Dr. Scarborough is the author of five books. His latest release America in the Balance … “the American Dream vs. the Woke Nightmare was released in August, 2023. His one-minute commentaries,I’m Rick Scarborough and This is My Take” are currently airing daily on over 300 stations on the Bott Radio Network and the American Family Radio Network.

Dr. Scarborough received a B.A. from Houston Christian University, an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a D. Min. from Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary, with additional studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, and Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Tommye, have three children, one of whom is in Heaven, four grandchildren, and one great granddaughter.