Category Archives: Thoughts

Is Donald Trump the new face of American Christianity?

The National Association of Evangelicals created this test to determine if you were in fact an Evangelical. Ready to play? Do you accept that; The Bible is the highest authority for what you believe. It is very important for you to … Continue reading

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The wide views of Donald Trump

“Views are colorful and interesting and life-enhancing—as long as we know they are views.” – A. J. Bocchino I overworked by 56-year-old body Saturday riding my bicycle then coming home and putting new lumber on my deck. After lifting sixteen … Continue reading

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The two sides of a storm

This time last year my garden and grass were burnt to a crisp. The wonderful rains that we had in April and May simply stopped in June and didn’t begin again until September. It was as if some great hand … Continue reading

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Playing the Game of Chicken

This is how it started; “James Comey better hope that there are no “tapes” of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!” – Donald Trump Tweet on 5-12-17 This is how it was challenged; “Lordy, I hope there are … Continue reading

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“I just don’t want a poor person”

“These are people that are great, brilliant business minds. That’s what we need. That’s what we have to have. So the world doesn’t take advantage. We can’t have the world taking advantage of us anymore. I love all people. It … Continue reading

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What divides us

There is a church down the street from my house that uses a sanctuary that once housed a neighborhood Southern Baptist Church. The church that occupies this building today has a catchy, hip name but when you read their “beliefs” they … Continue reading

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Leadership

In 2008 an unknown wide receivers staff coach named Dabo Swinney became the interim head football coach, mid-season, of the Clemson Tigers college football team. He was 39 years old. At the end of the season and after beating Clemson’s … Continue reading

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