September 20, 2020

Somewhere in the basement of the DNC…

Somewhere in the Basement of the DNC... by Michael Spencer Memo to: The Committee of Twelve From: Darwin Mapplethorp Kennedy IV, Campaign Development Director, 2004 Democratic Presidential Campaign RE: Prospects for taking the … [Continue reading...]

What we’re digging for

What We’re Digging For by Steve Mcfarland “Heigh Ho! Heigh Ho! It’s off to work we go!” It seems almost another life ago when I recall my first real job out of high school. Before I started college, I worked as a … [Continue reading...]

The boat in the backyard

The Boat In The Backyard A father's depression and a boy who finally understands by Michael Spencer Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? • David, The Psalms When I was twelve years old, my … [Continue reading...]

A Father’s Day remembrance

A Father's Day Remembrance Patience With Ponies . . . And Little Girls by Denise Spencer Her name was Missy. She was fat, black, and as stubborn as ever a pony could be. “She’s not broke to ride,” the man said, one eyebrow … [Continue reading...]

We don’t need no stinkin’ definitions

We Don't Need No Stinkin' Definitions Liberals pull something called Christianity out of a hat. by Michael Spencer As a competitor to traditional Christianity, liberalism is a fascinating opponent. When it comes to generals … [Continue reading...]

Preserve, protect, defend

Preserve, Protect, Defend by Michael Spencer I am frequently asked to explain what is the difference between Republicans and Democrats. As anyone who has read the philosophy of this web site knows, I have a clear opinion on … [Continue reading...]

Death: The road that must be traveled

Death: The Road That Must Be Traveled For this boy, coming to terms with death ain't no easy thing. by Michael Spencer Perhaps passing through the gates of death is like passing through the gate in a pasture fence. On the other … [Continue reading...]

Dear students

Dear Students by Steve McFarland Dear Students, This is not easy. What I am about to tell you may scare you, anger you or inspire you. I feel the need to apologize now so that what I am going to tell you will land soft and … [Continue reading...]

He found it

He Found It The press keeps a straight face for the Howard Dean Tent Revival. by Michael Spencer I really can't blame Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean for talking about religion, even if he doesn't know what he's … [Continue reading...]

Stepping off the bandwagon

Stepping Off The Bandwagon Reflections on five years in the fast lane of contemporary worship by Daniel Whittington Daniel Whittington is a 25 year old musician and professional slacker. He was introduced to the drug of rock … [Continue reading...]