Monthly Archives: August 2018

Don’t Shoot the Messenger (Malachi 1:1)

Imagine with me a battlefield scene among ancient warriors. Both sides are lined up with their infantry, archers, horses, spears, shields, and swords. It will be a bloody fight. Hand to hand combat at its worst. Many men will die. … Continue reading

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The Aftermath (A Slippery Slope)

This past Thursday the State of Tennessee did something it had not done in over nine years. They executed an inmate. What’s strange is that this inmate, along with others on death row, have a lawsuit that is waiting for … Continue reading

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A Pastoral Prayer for Execution Day

Dear God, I know You are a holy and just God; a God full of grace, compassion, and mercy. I praise You and give You all glory and honor. Great is Your name in all the Earth. You alone are … Continue reading

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The Death Penalty

Unless something drastic happens, the State of Tennessee (my state) will execute its first inmate in 9 years. The crime was horrendous. The condemned should never walk free again. But I don’t believe he should be killed. Nothing will be … Continue reading

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Tennessee to Resume Executions

After nine years without an execution, my home state is moving forward to resume executions this Thursday, August 9, 2018. This is a sad day for Tennessee.

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