Monthly Archives: March 2017

A Bad Day Made Worse by Betrayal (Luke 22:39-65)

  “He could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. He went to sleep with gum in his mouth and woke up with gum in his hair. When he got out of bed, … Continue reading

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Homelessness in Franklin

Below is the text of an editorial I recently sent to my local newspaper. It should be published early next week, but you can read it first here. ________________________________ It is time for the city of Franklin to come together … Continue reading

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A Story

I watched with interest yesterday (Thursday, March 16, 2017) the press conference where White House budget director, Mike Mulvaney, tried to explain the basics behind the President’s “spending blueprint.” (Here is the full press conference. Mulvaney’s part is in the … Continue reading

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Soap Box

WARNING: I am going to get on my soapbox. I am frustrated. The good news is this will probably be a short post. I have found myself in a couple of situations lately, fighting for affordable housing, low income housing, … Continue reading

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Called to Serve (Luke 22:7-30)

My favorite job in college was as a carpenter’s helper. My boss was a great guy, highly skilled, and willing to teach me everything he knew. But there was one problem; I didn’t want to be a carpenter. I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Judas Iscariot (Luke 22:1-6)

The following story is more legend than historical fact,[1] but it is a great story none-the-less. Leonardo Da Vinci, a noted Italian artist, painted the Last Supper over a seven-year period. Each figure in the picture, including Jesus Christ, was … Continue reading

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