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Lessons from my younger me.

I’ve heard people talk about their high school years as though it were the golden age of perfection. My mother would say to me,”Enjoy those days. 249 more words

Love

Political Beliefs

I wrote this elsewhere, but I’m rather proud of it. I suppose it’s a companion to the one on religion.

The following are some of my political beliefs. 408 more words

Politics

Breitbart News and White Nationalism (Part 2)

Yiannopoulos and Friends

We left off with Breitbart’s Yiannopoulos’ email exchanges with white nationalists. Steven Bannon, former White House Chief Strategist, reviewed the piece “in depth” before publication. 509 more words

A permanent state of racial agitation

I was born in 1969. My memory of current events only goes back to the mid 1970’s. I was in kindergarten or 1st grade when I became aware of some vague undercurrent of tension between whites and blacks. 690 more words

Racial Issues

Mike Ditka apologizes for comment on racial oppression

CHICAGO — Mike Ditka has apologized for saying he wasn’t aware any racial oppression over the last 100 years in the United States.

The famed Chicago Bears coach came under fire for making the comments during a radio interview on Monday about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. 268 more words

NFL

Reasons for Hope and Concern: Four Trends of the Southern Baptist Convention

I’m 43, but I have been pastoring in some form since 1998. That means that I have almost 20 years of ministry under my belt. I by no means claim to know everything, but I’ve seen some interesting trends in those 20 years that our Convention has undergone, and continues to go through. 1,212 more words

Bible

Letter of the Day: Conservatives must show Beyak the door

I’m writing to express my disappointment and anger about the Conservatives’ refusal to eject Senator Lynn Beyak from their party after her racist remarks about Indigenous peoples. 304 more words

Letters