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Friday, October 12, 2018

This year as many voters go to the polls to elect officials, we search for criteria to validate our vote. What qualities should we value most and which candidates possess those qualities? Scripture provides timeless qualities in Deuteronomy 1:13, “Choose wise, understanding and knowledgeable people from each precinct and I will set them over you.”

The Bible mentions three important qualities to be considered. Wisdom refers to the ability to bring harmony even when great differences exist. Understanding refers to the ability to penetrate the realities of life and deal fairly with parties in dispute. And knowledge is the broad experience gained in life by making correct choices and following the right path.

These qualities are not exclusive biblical concepts; but they are qualities that work in a lawful society. These are qualities I have found on display in the life of attorney Daniel Hines Entzminger. He seeks to insure that everyone is treated fairly regardless of their level of representation.

As a practicing attorney, he seeks to bridge the gap in people’s lives between failure and success in the criminal justice system. He seeks truth, justice and fairness, balanced with compassion and accountability. As a husband, father, son and brother, he understands the value of second chances and he seeks to provide people with purpose and direction.

Daniel Entzminger has demonstrated an interest in finding ways to help people become the best version of themselves. I am confident your family and mine will be in good hands with Daniel Hines Entzminger serving on the bench as District Court Judge. Please consider giving him your support and vote in the upcoming election.

Keith R. Gardner

Greenville

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