Category Archives: Current Events

Go To Church or Watch Online?

I hope that none of my regular readers will be offended if I aim this post first and foremost at the good folks who are part of our Roan Mountain Baptist Church family. Even if you don’t attend our church, … Continue reading

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Are We “This Generation”?

“Now learn this parable from the fig tree: When its branch has already become tender and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near. So you also, when you see all these things, know that it is near — … Continue reading

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Why Do Britain’s Lawyers & Judges Wear Robes & Wigs?

Did you know that British lawyers (the word is “barristers” over there) and judges still wear robes and white wigs in court? Think about that. Here we are in the 21st century, and yet you can walk into a British courtroom … Continue reading

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What Can You Do to Help?

I am 53 years old and have never seen days such as these. Pick your headline: Covid-19, social distancing, police brutality, race riots, the Confederate Flag, Civil War monuments, polarizing politicians, etc., etc., etc. I recently talked with one man … Continue reading

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But What Do I Know About It?

Drew Brees just can’t win. The Super Bowl champion quarterback of the New Orleans Saints swan-dived himself into social media hell last week when he stated in an interview, “I will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the … Continue reading

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A Biblical Perspective on the Arrest and Death of George Floyd

I didn’t need to rewatch the video of George Floyd’s arrest to know that those four police officers, specifically Derek Chauvin, sinned in how the arrest was handled. Neither did I need to rewatch all the videos of the looting … Continue reading

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A Word to the Lonely

Every day we hear the latest reports about the Covid-19 Coronavirus. Such and such number of people are sick with the virus. Such and such number of people have died from it. Such and such number of people have recovered … Continue reading

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Scared Yet?

Some people say the Coronavirus is a pandemic of potentially biblical proportions and if I don’t practice social distancing I’m putting myself and others at risk for nothing less than death. These people are also quick to point out that … Continue reading

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One Man’s Thought About the Coronavirus

I’ve frequently been asked about the Coronavirus (Covid-19), but I’ve been hesitant to render much of an opinion simply because I didn’t know enough about it to speak intelligently. And, to be honest, I’m still no more an expert on … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Rest During the Coronavirus

Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.” (Mark 6:31, N.K.J.V.) As … Continue reading

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