Author Archives: Bill Harbeck

About Bill Harbeck

Founder and Director of Holding on to Hope Ministries. A non-profit work that helps survivors of childhood sexual abuse unveil their past and begin the healing process. Author of the book Shattered; One Man's Journey from Childhood Sexual Abuse

FAIRNESS…FAIRNESS…FAIRNESS

If you are a member of the older generation like me, you recall that in professional sports there was a time when the umpire, referee, judge of any sport was the final authority.  The umpire called the balls and strikes, … Continue reading

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Trump…China…Israel

I wrote on June 17, 2017 that the extreme hatred for Donald Trump was not actually directed at him but at what he represents. Hate Trump…Hate You…The statement and entry elicited the most responses I have ever received.  I don’t … Continue reading

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The family will never be replaced…

The Family will NEVER be replaced                                 1920                                   … Continue reading

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It’s all about control…

The hatred is now spilling into the streets.  The society is crumbling before our eyes, quickly. The anger that has been pent up for many years has turned to hatred.  What exactly is all this vitriol about?  Hatred for Donald … Continue reading

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Priest Abuses Hundreds for 25 Years… The Survivors live on in Silence

French Priest recounts how he abused boy scouts over decades This report was released January 14, 2020 on ABC news.  Take note of the highlighted quotes throughout the report and then the comments following the article: LYON, France — A … Continue reading

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Technology may be Ushering in the END.

“Education is thus a most powerful ally of Humanism, and every American public school is a school of Humanism.  What can the theistic Sunday schools, meeting for an hour once a week, and teaching only a fraction of the children, … Continue reading

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SHAME: The Most Destructive Force to the Human Soul

SHAME: THE most destructive force to the Human Soul. I inquired in my Contemporary Moral Issues class what the students believe to be the number one moral issue of the day.  I did not anticipate their answer.  The eleven students … Continue reading

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It IS Getting Worse?

I am now living in the 10th Presidential administration in my lifetime. I have not seen anything like this in all the previous years. Once upon a time there was an understanding in the country that the people in authority … Continue reading

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We can’t not know that it is wrong!

January 22, 1973. Forty five and a half years ago I was a senior in high school when the Supreme Court Decided 7-2 that the law in Texas banning abortion was unconstitutional thereby legalizing the procedure across America.  I was … Continue reading

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Red for Ed…Pretty Mixed Message

If you are a teacher with over 20 years of experience and are a supporter of the Red for Ed movement here in Arizona, may I respectfully ask a few questions. Do you believe that classroom experience is valuable for … Continue reading

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