Politicians from President Eisenhower to President Ronald Reagan, including President Bill Clinton, and Secretary Hillary Clinton often quote or refer to a statement purportedly made by Alexis De Tocqueville. However, the quote is not in any of his publicized works. The quote even made in into President-elect Trump's campaign slogan. This alleged quote states, "I sought for … Continue reading Making America Great
You will never believe what Hillary did! It is unprecedented and well shocking. There are obstacles to be conquered and mountains to climb and someone has to be the first to do it no matter the cost. Hillary is self described as a "small and rather lonely child." But I am not writing about Hillary … Continue reading Hillary Did It!
Have you ever said or acted in a way contrary to your stated convictions? Have you ever, at any time in the past or maybe even in the present, behaved in a way that was or is contrary to godliness or living Christ-like? Have you ever become caught up in a group conversation and spoke … Continue reading What Are We Going to Do?
Friends and neighbors in my state, Our Governor, who promised early in his campaigning to not support a lottery and has until recently opposed gambling in our state, has turned coat on his constituency. He wants to establish an advisory council to study gambling and specifically the efficacy of a lottery in Alabama. This change … Continue reading An Open Letter to Christians in Alabama
"That was close, a little too close." Those were my thoughts that afternoon. What if they had chosen me? The summers of my teen years a number of congregations in the Pensacola area helped sponsor the annual Southeastern Soul Saving Workshop on the campus of the University of West Florida. The part of the workshop specifically for … Continue reading That was Close
The question of the day on the radio this morning was, "What motivates you?' Thinking this through and listening to some of the callers answers, this is a wide open question. I almost want to take a camera and microphone around campus and around town and ask random people. I wonder, "what answers would I get?" … Continue reading Morning Motivation
Do you recall the "prove it" challenge from your childhood. I variation of "I dare you!" Your group of friends would start boasting about what you could do, how fast you could run, how far you could jump, how high you could climb in the tree. Then someone would call your bluff, "prove it!" You were … Continue reading Prove It!
In today's political environment; in this day of violence and unrest; in this time of economic struggle for nations, states, counties, cities, and towns; in times like this I begin to think about how I can help. What can I do? What can we do as individuals and as groups to bring relief to the … Continue reading When Wrong Makes Right
If God leads me to it He will lead me through it. If this is God's will, then I will endure. I guess this was in God's plan for me. I don't know why God planned for me to go through this. God must has more for you to do, that is why you survived. … Continue reading How to Know God’s Plan
Yesterday I read a piece in the Huffington Post from and author who was disappointed in the congregation of the Lord's Body that she attended from childhood. She shared an incident or two that would be enough to disillusion anyone. Sadly, using large brush strokes, she in many ways blames every church of Christ. After … Continue reading The Beauty of Christ’s Body