In the great model prayer that our Lord gave to his disciples, we are provided with perhaps the most perfect..
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Since I was a boy, I have always loved the literary genre of fables – fictional stories featuring animals with..
The story of Jonah is one of the most meaningful texts in the Bible for me. It tells not only..
In 1993, freelance photojournalist Kevin Carter from South Africa went to cover the civil strife in famine stricken Sudan. After..
Since the dawn of time, labor has been a part of God’s economy. Work is inherent to our purpose, meaning..
The Charlotte Observer reported on Monday that Governor Pat McCrory was distancing himself from language in a full page ad..
Edwin Hubbel Chapin once said, “Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls,..
During a visit to the Holy Land, Mark Twain and his wife stayed in Capernaum near the Sea of Galilee…
This week Japan marked its 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing. Thousands of people stood silently at 8:15 a.m…
Certainly one of the most bitterly fought laws was a New York statute that passed June 4, 1888. It substituted..
Donald Trump is certainly commanding a lot of attention in his run for the Presidency. Trump is a real mover..
Earlier this month, the New England Conference of United Methodist, a group of 600 churches spanning six states, approved a..
Thomas Jefferson once wrote, “If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it; he is..
The lady at the Cleaners where I take my shirts said to me as I was leaving, “Thank you, Rev…
For many who still believe that marriage is defined by God as one man and one woman, today’s decision by..
There’s a story about a family that talked the Mother into getting a pet hamster. They promised that they would..
“Fundamentalists and evangelicals (both of whom have been traditionally committed to an infallible or inerrant Scripture) have long been noted..
William Penn once said, “A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously,..
There is a story* of yesteryear about a great and wise king who was always looking for effective ways to..
Dear National Rifle Association, I want to begin this correspondence by saying that I believe very much in what you’ve..
I once knew a pastor who has since passed away, who was always concerned his parishioners understood and appreciated the..
The origin of the statement is unknown; nevertheless, someone once said that our great grandfathers called it the holy Sabbath…
This week in North Carolina, legislation passed in the state House that extends the waiting period for a woman to..
Its tax time again and most people are dreading it. Back in the 1980s, I was an associate minister in..
I’m always amazed at God’s timing, his providential allowance of events at certain times and the way they can speak..
Wednesday, March 25th, was a rough day for me at the North Carolina Legislative Building. A bill for the legalization..
Ron Reagan, son of former President Ronald Reagan, has proudly stated in an ad that he’s “not afraid of burning..
Four Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation to make medicinal marijuana legal in North Carolina. Eleven other democrats have signed onto..
Friday, March 6, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the historic march on Selma, Vice President Joe Biden,..
Matthew 16:25 reads, “For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my..