Worth Repeating

Worth Repeating

“Jesus died to take away our sins, not our minds.” —Susan Sparks, comedian and pastor of Madison Ave. Baptist Church in New York City, on the young-earth perspective promoted by Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis (BNG) *“White supremacy is not just backward but devilish.”...
We can’t ‘just move on’ yet

We can’t ‘just move on’ yet

Writers take different routes to the finished product. My approach usually involves jotting down a thought or two on a scrap of paper or a napkin — with a later determination to discard, hold for further consideration or develop it for publication. The roots of this...
EDITORIAL: Diggin’ it — for real

EDITORIAL: Diggin’ it — for real

Have you ever wished that, just once, you could participate in a real live archaeological dig in Israel? Here’s your chance! Nurturing Faith Experiences, in partnership with Campbell University Divinity School, has arranged for a limited number of participants to join...
Beauty in the ashes

Beauty in the ashes

‘Blue Note’ preaching finds hope in despair “Is it not strange and a peculiar irony that America places a monument in Washington, D.C., to a small Southern preacher who pastored a church in Montgomery, Ala., that could not seat more than 250 people?” asks Otis Moss...
World’s best-prepared Sunday school teacher

World’s best-prepared Sunday school teacher

Atkins writes, illustrates studies taught in his museum-like classroom ORLANDO, Fla. — Wise writers avoid superlatives such as oldest or largest, because some reader usually provides evidence to the contrary. But I feel safe deeming R.L. (Dick) Atkins as the most...

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