Just when I thought politicians couldn’t get any stupider — and I’ll include both Democrats and Republicans in this assessment, although we all know which party has been setting new records in this competition almost daily for the past few years — along comes North Carolina’s own Madison Caw…

Small Town Girl with Leslie Beachboard

“A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.”

Out Here in Left Field with Thadd White Jr.

Lyndal and I were yet to be married. Alex was barely six. Camden was still a thought in our minds.

Lucky Seven with Brandice Hoggard

“Mama I love you is,” probably the sweetest words I have ever heard.

Picture That with Andre Alfred

Growing up in New York, by way of the South Bronx, aka “The Concrete Jungle” gave me a unique perspective about life.

The U.S. Supreme Court delivered its final decision for this Court Term last week and it was a bombshell. It was a landmark 6-3 ruling that bolstered the right of states to combat election fraud with statewide voting restrictions.

Every fall, in the seminary courses that I teach, we take a good look at the American Religious Landscape Survey. For obvious reasons, it’s pretty important for a newly-ordained clergyman to have at least a notion of what he’s getting himself into when he sets out with the Gospel into the Am…

What happens when a child is the victim of a molester who is a family member? What emotional pain will the child continue to suffer well into adult years? What feelings of guilt will the parents experience when made aware of their child’s trauma while in their care?

A while ago I joined a conversation with a couple of friends. Apparently they were discussing nationalities, as one quickly asked me what was mine. I said I wasn’t really sure, but believed I was Scotch or Irish. He quickly came back with “No. You may have Scotch or Irish roots; but you are …

A while ago I joined a conversation with a couple of friends. Apparently they were discussing nationalities, as one quickly asked me what was mine. I said I wasn’t really sure, but believed I was Scotch or Irish. He quickly came back with “No. You may have Scotch or Irish roots; but you are …

A while ago I joined a conversation with a couple of friends. Apparently they were discussing nationalities, as one quickly asked me what was mine. I said I wasn’t really sure, but believed I was Scotch or Irish. He quickly came back with “No. You may have Scotch or Irish roots; but you are …