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A Child Shall Lead Them

Have you ever seen a grade school child get excited about reading a new book? It’s heart-warming to see a 9-12 year-old so engrossed in reading a mystery or a sports biography that they can’t put it down. It thrills parents and grandparents to observe their kids discover the joy of reading. Last week Chapman,…

The Vital Role of Religion in a Democracy

This past Friday night I was asked to speak at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner for the Jefferson County Republican Party.  Below is a condensed version of my remarks about the critical role that religion plays in a Constitutional Republic such as ours. The hostile reaction to the election of Donald Trump illustrates the sharp divisions that…

Facts Faith Feelings

Facts, faith, feelings. As a young man studying for ministry I was taught that was the proper sequence to follow in our walk with God. There are facts to be believed. There are commands to be obeyed by faith. And then there are feelings to be experienced as a result. That was the three-step progression…

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