When I was in Junior High School, I had a history teacher tell me during a class lecture on the Civil War era, that black slaves were “cared for and treated as family.” I raised my hand and protested, “but they were still slaves, right?” I was then asked

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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Never Forget. As I write this, an estimated 5.3 million posts have used the #memorialday tag on Instagram alone. As it always follows a Sunday, a quick “Memorial Day sermons” Google search yielded over 7.5 million hits. A search for “Good Friday sermons” yielded

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No, I’m not talking about those pilgrims. Though the thought does raise the question of whether William Bradford would have created the Plymouth Plantation Podcast had such wizardry existed in his time. I’m using the term pilgrim in the more general sense of one who goes on a physical or

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With the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a lot of talk about freedom in the United States. This is especially true over the last few weeks as protesters have been calling for the government to lift shelter at home orders. In one thread about this on my Facebook wall, a

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Being in a position of power gives you all the tools you need to be Antichrist. All you have to do is lean in. So says the Devil incarnate in so many words during a long soliloquy in Addison Hodges Hart’s Confessions of the Antichrist. Hart’s short novel, published earlier

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