This Moralmatters website is not intended for the slothful of mind. Part of its purpose is to cause its readers to think, to question, examine and evaluate. Critical thinking does not come naturally. Humans are highly susceptible to being propagandized through their optical and audio senses. Corrupt big government and enabling mainstream media, know that. Pic source: Found on the web.

ABOUT THIS WEBSITE – A Note From This Web Author

I’m not a computer / online geek. My learning of this new website facility, remains, in progress. Should you decide to visit daily or weekly, you will, no doubt, notice a (slow) positive progression of website appearance competency. At least this is my desired goal!

Since beginning www.moralmatters.org I’ve learned 3 basics. I’m convinced that an honest and informative soul cannot “connect certain dots” without keeping the following principles in mind:

“When did big government and its mainstream media tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth?”

“A thinking person will question what he hears; examine what he sees; and evaluate what others would have him believe.”

“The best way to understand the world and political affairs, is to acknowledge the depravity of man; the depravity of human nature.” 

– [Pastor emeritus Nathan M. Bickel]

Please visit this site frequently, as you can then witness how ethics, morals and the Christian Religion can be referenced and utilized to analyze the current news of the culture, and thereby be a positive and lasting influence upon it.

It is this author’s view that politics and government without the strong influence of morals (based upon the Christian historical Faith) is politics and government, gone awry. I am not convinced of the propaganda stereotype that religion should be separated from politics. True religion and its practice is, (in part)  man’s best efforts to live in this world, knowing his proper place before Creator, God. With this, in mind, “mixing politics with religion” can be a very good thing. After, all, the traditional Webster summary definition of politics, is, that its practice strives for the common good.

I will always cherish what Pastor Richard Wurmbrand once stated – [Paraphrase]:

“He who says that one should not discuss religion and politics, knows, neither.”

Brief Biography of Nathan M. Bickel

Nathan M. Bickel (Christian pastor emeritus)

Born in 1950, Nathan M. Bickel’s life has been blessed and spared by the good Lord. He is the third of four sons born to the late Pastor Elmer and Doris Bickel.

Nathan attended 8 years of Christian parochial elementary school; graduated from Bay City Central; Delta Junior College and Western Michigan University with a double major in history and communications.

Employment experience has been varied; including, but not limited to: a self-employment professional painting business; armed nuclear plant security; a government program employment specialist; tutoring and sub teaching. At 42, Nathan completed an academic colloquy program at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana; and was ordained into the Lutheran ministry, spending the duration of his parish ministry, serving a rural parish mid-Michigan congregation.

In more recent years, Nathan has experienced post polio, drawing him from gainful employment. Although not as active, he is able to include into his lifestyle, volunteer hospital chaplaincy, and hospice volunteering; also, authoring and operating two Internet websites:


It continues to be Nathan’s prayer, that God would utilize his online published writing for His glory and the present and eternal welfare of human souls.

Nathan is a contented baby boomer; happily married with children and grandchildren. Pastor emeritus Nathan M. Bickel would not care to change one iota of his life’s history as he has experienced the Lord Christ’s daily care, security, and direction. And he expects (in faith), that the Triune Lord would continue His blessings, to his life’s end.

Pastor emeritus Nathan M. Bickel may be contacted on Facebook by messaging: Nathan M. Bickel – or just submit a note as if you are submitting a website comment, on either of his 2 websites.


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  1. Ranah Brooks says:

    Sir…believe me I believe in crisis actors and government involvement with certain things that happen, but let me tell you one fact..and I feel you need to retract your story on the Waco bikers. It did happen and all are still paying the price. We have an officer trying to make a name and reputation for himself. He wants the Sheriff position. One of the arrested just got released. Now 106 with indictments. Still with about 70 left to still go before the grand jury. We had fathers, sons, husbands, and brothers slaughtered by the Waco police! That there Sir is your story

    1. Ranah –

      So, what I hear you saying is that the Police who “slaughtered” the then victims (now dead); they somehow were able to pin the blame of that slaughter on the bikers, who are now being indicted for something they did not perpetrate and carry out?

      I’ll go back and check the Moralmatters article, in light of your concern and comment.

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