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What’s a Substack?

Over lunch today a friend described a loss of trust. That is, it was once taken for granted that neighbors would look out for each other. For this friend the recent/current pandemic ruptured that sense of trust. Before vaccines were widely available friends seemed more interested in their freedoms … Continue reading

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It’s Quite Dusty in Here

July. That is the last time an RSS feed crawler discovered new content, posts or podcasts, around here. Some plugins needed updating. I am in talks with my advisor on a new banner, photo,

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When I Had More Hair

Like circa 1994.

Last week the Memories feature of Facebook alerted my mother to a photo of me, Patty, Kimberly, and Tommie from 1994. One of the first things you notice, other than my not-so-stylish look, is more hair. Some people lose hair as a result of stress. Others … Continue reading

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Riding the Bull?

My friend C.B. Scott has a way with metaphors. He chose a bull riding analogy to describe what it is like to submit a Resolution to the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting,

I think we need to let people make any resolution they desire. After all, they paid their

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Lines Left on the Cutting Floor

A couple of weeks ago I spoke at a press conference in support of Public Education in Oklahoma representing Pastors for Oklahoma Kids. Our Executive Director was not sure he would be able to attend the presser and thought another voice from our organization would be helpful. I agreed … Continue reading

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