Month: October 2020

  • A Repudiation of Christ

    A Repudiation of Christ

      I once preached a Sunday morning message at a church in Lumberton, North Carolina.  The pastor had reached out to me while I was working as an editorial writer at the FayObserver in Fayetteville. He had read my book - Where's Your Jesus Now?[..]
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  • Amy Coney Barrett: A Role Model? Really?

    Amy Coney Barrett: A Role Model? Really?

    I make a point of never listening to anything Senator Marsha Blackburn says. It galls me that she represents Tennessee. Let's be clear here, she doesn't represent the Tennessee of Dolly Parton. Blackburn is actually from Mississippi, who was elected to her seat primarily as[..]
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  • The Man in the Photograph

    The Man in the Photograph

    Emily Post failed to write a rule book on how one should handle emails or phone calls in situations relating to parentage. Exactly what is the right response to: "My mother might be your half-sister?" Thankfully, I had covered a number of "found" relative stories[..]
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  • The Ordinary Instant

    The Ordinary Instant

    To tell this story I have to take you back first to the summer of 1974. I was preparing to head to college in the North Georgia mountains. My family had already moved to the Pacific Northwest. I was living with Judge Rufe McCombs and[..]
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  • Praying for POTUS

    Praying for POTUS

      I have prayed for Trump for four years now, and I will continue to pray in the same vein: I pray for all the darkness to be brought to light. I pray not for a healing for his body, but a humbling of his[..]
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  • Imagine

    Imagine

    If you as a middle-class white male are worried about what 4 more years of a Trump presidency will mean for this country, imagine the fear and anxiety a 22-year-old Black male is facing. If you are a well-to-do white retired woman who is anxious[..]
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