Abortion has compromised Christians

“I’d consider voting for [insert political candidate], but, well, abortion…” “I never would’ve voted for [insert political candidate], but, there’s abortion…” If you’re a Christian, odds are really good that you’re familiar with statements similar to these, and it’s quite likely you’ve made them yourself.  I know I have. There is no single issue that […]

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Do not be afraid

If there’s any single topic I am convinced I can speak with authority on, it’s fear. I’ve battled fear for as long as I can remember.  It colors my childhood memories.  The struggle was given a name as a teenager when it became known as panic attacks. Much of my life has been spent trying […]

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A word on Confederate monuments

There is an important difference between remembering and honoring. With great hesitation I am submitting my thoughts on the primary motivation for a recent gathering of white supremacists in Charlottesville: the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. My hesitation stems from a desire not to get caught up in any of […]

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What is a great America?

A great America isn’t controlled by fear. It recognizes its strength does not reside with its military or its economy, but with its people. It knows its history, and it remembers that – no matter how divided it becomes internally – ultimately it unites in strength in the darkest hours. A great America isn’t afraid […]

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