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The Story Of How A Woman’s Right To Vote Came Through Nashville–A Story Of Hope

Last night I sat in my driveway with tears in my eyes, and I listened to the end of a story on NPR (specifically a story on RadioLab titled “One Vote”). You ever hear a story that is SO AMAZING that … Continue reading

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The San Bernardino School Shooting, and Finding Hope Amidst The Trolls

I got on Facebook this afternoon, and discovered that there had been yet another school shooting. A man named Cedric Anderson checked in at the office of North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, CA, he walked into the classroom of … Continue reading

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When Jesus Leaves Your Church, Follow Him

I believe that the colossal national failure that made the election of Donald Trump possible was a theological one. I mean, yeah, I realize that ignorance played a big role as well… And I understand that a lot of people were … Continue reading

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A Great Way To Spend Your “Day Without A Woman”

March 8 is International Women’s Day, and this year that day will be accompanied by the opportunity for women to take part in a nationwide protest called “A Day Without Women.” It is being organized by the people who put together … Continue reading

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The Republican Party Is NOT Morally Bankrupt

A lot of people will tell you that republicans will abandon any of their moral principles for even the *chance* at just a little more power. This is simply not true. Take, for an example, the recent separation of republicans … Continue reading

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How To Tell If Black Lives Actually Matter To You

Last week in Nashville, a man named Jocques Scott Clemmons was shot and killed by a police officer after being pulled over for running a stop sign. When he was approached by the officer, he fled. As he ran away, he was … Continue reading

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Five Important Movies To Watch–Now More Than Ever

You ever watch a movie, and then–after some time passes–you watch it again, and suddenly it MEANS something different? The message… The meaning… The significance… The POWER of the story was not necessarily “wasted” on the younger version of you… But it … Continue reading

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When Fascism Comes To America…

“Fascism.” That word is being thrown around a lot lately… Many times by people who don’t fully understand what it is. I’m not going to give you a history of the word–It you’re interested, you can read a pretty good summary of fascism on Wikipedia. … Continue reading

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Here’s Why Trump’s Hand Size Actually Matters

It’s a silly thing, right? Hand size? I mean, here’s the real question: What kind of person argues about the size of their hands?  A couple of days ago, I posted a picture of Donald Trump on my Facebook page. He … Continue reading

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Here’s What Dr. Seuss Thought About “America First”

Almost a year ago, Donald Trump started using the phrase “America First” during his campaign. When he started saying it, he received some pushback… Mostly because of the phrase’s long history as an anti-semitism dating back to the days of World … Continue reading

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