McBrayer Comments On Charlottesville’s Violent ‘Unite The Right’ Rally In His Sunday Sermon

As a white man. As a stumbling, follower of a Jewish Carpenter. As the father of an African-American son. “What happened yesterday in Charlottesville was pure evil. Nazis in the streets? White supremacists spewing their vile hate? It is sin. It is grotesque. It is the very poison that tore the world apart 75 years…
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Sticktoitiveness

A man kept his two large, beloved dogs in the backyard where they had plenty of room to run, play, and lounge about. One morning a squatty little bulldog came down the street, saw the expansive green grass on the other side of the enclosure, and with great effort shoved himself beneath the fence and…
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“A Knowledge Which They Cannot Lose”

In 1938 three German scientists working in a laboratory in Berlin made a discovery that altered the course of history: They split the uranium atom. The fear among scientists was that Adolf Hitler would create a mega-bomb and use it against Europe. This was significant enough, but what followed truly changed the world. A year…
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The Greatest Of These Is Love

It was this first week of August, more than 50 years ago, when FBI agents finally and horrifically discovered the remains of three Civil Rights workers murdered in rural Mississippi. James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner had been missing for 44 days, and had an informant not told authorities about their burial in a backwater…
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When Enough Is Enough

More than a century ago Leo Tolstoy wrote about a greedy farmer in his tale, “How Much Land Does a Man Need?” This farmer was discontent with his life because he never seemed to have enough. He moved town to town looking for greener pastures and greater opportunity. On his journeys he heard rumors of a…
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