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Good and Evil

11/06/2017

Someone spoke to me this morning about the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, and the only response I could muster was, “This is a messed up world.” It is a Monday…



"No" Works

10/31/2017

Nancy Reagan told my generation to “just say ‘no’.” She was referring to drugs, and compared to the former hippies that parented us, I’d like to think we said “no” at least a few more times…



Not at Home

08/03/2017

I am a long way from home right now. In fact, it is 9:00 am where I am, and 1:00 am at home back in Birmingham. My body can certainly tell that time difference. Being this far…



Longing for a Longer Last Call

08/02/2017

            What would you say to someone if you knew it was the last time you were going to speak to them? It has been twenty years since the former Princess…



Not Your Story-Book

07/05/2017

In his book, By The Still Waters, Vance Havner wrote, “Life, for the Christian, does not always run along in story-book style. The hero is not always crowned, [and] the honest do not always get rich…”…



A Sorry Game

06/27/2017

Writing about the lingering bitterness in the South over the Civil War, Walker Percy wrote: “The South, on the other hand, has always managed to comfort itself by pointing to the hypocrisy of the North -…



Reading that Book

04/13/2017

Slowly but surely I have been working through a book by Kevin Vanhoozer called Biblical Authority after Babel. The book is essentially a defense of the Protestant Reformation that centers on “the Five Solas.” As the book deals with the…



Poverty and Pity

04/13/2017

Photo by Walker Evans In the summer of 1936, a newspaper in New York sent two men to Alabama. Walker Evans was a photographer, and James Agee was a writer. Their assignment was to investigate, document, and…



Political Prayers

04/13/2017

I Timothy 2:1-2 says, “I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; for kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a…



New Site

04/13/2017

Well, the new Stand & Speak site is up, and I love it! We are still working through some tweaks and updates, but I want to thank Ryan Hayden for his tremendous work on this. He is a pastor and…