Tag Archives: Faith

Gay abortions

“Every time we use religion to draw a line to keep people out, Jesus is with the people on the other side of the line.” – Hugh Hollowell Today is election day in South Carolina and in my district, a … Continue reading

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The Gospel Prosperity

“Life is a privilege, not a reward.” – Kate Bowler Kate Bowler is a Duke Divinity School professor who wrote a book, Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel, about the gospel of prosperity being practiced by so many American Christians today. The jest … Continue reading

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God, Guns, Grits, Gravy and Government

My cousin who hosted our family reunion lives in the country, deep in the woods. He and his wife built a beautiful home on land that his family has owned for generations, I would guess close to 200 years. Scattered … Continue reading

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The religion of love

I am speaking to a group this week at my church. This group meets monthly to discuss faith-based books. The book I have chosen to discuss is a melding of many religions and traditions which is to say, a lot … Continue reading

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A new dawn

The rope I grip has begun to fray, The knots I tied have slipped and drawn slack, From the truths that control my motions, and count my days It’s time I pushed away from this shore of security Towards the … Continue reading

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Hurt and pain

This is a song about somebody else, So don’t worry yourself, worry yourself, The devil’s right there right there in the details, And you don’t wanna hurt yourself, hurt yourself, Put your arms around somebody else, Don’t punish yourself, punish yourself, Truth is like blood underneath … Continue reading

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What we bury

“If any of you cry at my funeral, I’ll never speak to you again!” – Stan Laurel As I pedal my bicycle all over the county I pass little memorials erected on the side of the road. Signs and homemade … Continue reading

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