Blog Posts

Book Banning? Really?

Just when I think it can’t get any worse, it gets worse. Our State (Mississippi) Auditor, Shad White, wants to ban books. I really thought—had hoped—we had moved past this type of backward thinking, but alas, we have not. As some sort of strange conjunction of circumstances, White wants to ban one book about whiteness, ...

Another Sign the Republican Party is Dead

This is another reason why I say the Republican party is dead. It is truly no longer the Republican Party; it is the Trump Party. Note here that Kevin McCarthy wants to remove Liz Cheney from her leadership position, not because she has does not support with Republican issues, not because she is critical of ...

Can we quit “gifting” and sending “invites”?

Call me old-fashioned, but I have had my fill of the (mis)use of the word “gifted” Gifted indicates someone has talents. But it seems to be routinely used instead of “given” or even “gave”. I hate to pick on my own church but I recently received an email that said, in part, “God has gifted ...