Celebrate Veterans Day by Supporting Members of the Military

Yesterday, at both church services, my wife Rebekah recognized all those who have served in the armed forces. Approximately 45 stood in total, around 12% of those in attendance. She said the closeness of Veterans Day to our national elections is a commentary on the relationship between the liberty we cherish and the cost of …

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Crossing the line: Chick-Fil-A and our responsibility to protect opinion

Someone is crossing the line of separation between state and religion, and it's not Chick-Fil-A. or many years, the mainstay of my public writing was "Opinion." My weekly "Op-Ed" column for the Tampa Tribune ran in several local editions and - occasionally - on the main editorial pages. Sometimes my thoughts even garnered national attention. …

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New Every Morning!

The LORD's kindness never fails! If he had not been merciful, we would have been destroyed. The LORD can always be trusted to show mercy each morning. Great is your faithfulness! Deep in my heart I say, "The LORD is all I need; I can depend on him!" - Lamentations 3:22-24 I have no time to …

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Amy Winehouse. Norway. Light. Life.

For several years - circa 1999 to around 2008 - I penned a weekly "op-ed" column that ran in anywhere from one to eight local newspapers. Twice - before staff writers decided freelance work should not qualify - I won top honors at the Florida Press Association's annual awards banquet. I especially miss the sense …

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