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My Thoughts / Social Commentary By On January 16, 2017

Thoughts for MLK Day

Once again, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has come around. Today, my mind has looked back on my experiences growing up. I’m white, and the truth is since I left Mississippi, I have lived in predominantly white communities. And when I say predominantly I mean 90% plus white majority.  I didn’t plan it that way, it’s just the direction the Lord has taken…

Bloggery / Devotional By On December 12, 2016

Judging Leaders

I’ve been in some form of church leadership consistently ever since the year 2000. Whether it was interim leadership,  part-time or full-time leadership, one thing I’ve found out is regardless of how we classify the position, all leadership is full time. Leadership, period, is a full-time engagement because you can’t point to any part of your life and say: I…

Bloggery / My Thoughts By On November 30, 2016

The Truth is Dead. Long Live The Truth!

Have you ever heard or read something where part of you is exasperated but the other part of you isn’t really surprised at all? I’m sure we’ve all had those moments. It’s kind of like when Uncle Eddie is emptying his RV sewage into the street gutter. It’s disgusting. It’s not right. And it’s totally expected behavior. I learned earlier this week…

My Thoughts By On November 8, 2016

Election Day Musings

I voted this morning around 7:00 AM. As I stood in the booth, I said a few prayers.  I was prepared inasmuch as I had studied the candidates and made myself familiar with the proposed amendments.  In the last few elections, I’ve usually walked in with a made up mind.  In this election, for most of the candidates on the ballot,…