Why I’m Glad We Went Back to One Worship Service

This past Sunday at Grace Bible we implemented one of the biggest changes in the history of our church: we provided for the first time an adult education curriculum on Sunday mornings (called Core Seminars, after the ministry of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.), and we officially moved to one Sunday morning worship …

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Charlottesville, the Alt-Right, and the Oxford Courthouse Square, Part Three

Last night the Lafayette County Board of Supervisors met and discussed the Confederate statue on the Oxford Courthouse Square.  The monument has become increasingly controversial in our community since the events in Charlottesville a few weeks ago, and now many are calling for it, along with the statue in the Circle at Ole Miss, to …

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Charlottesville, the Alt-Right, and the Oxford Courthouse Square, Part Two

Earlier this week members of the English Department at Ole Miss released this letter calling for the removal of the Confederate statue located on campus in the Circle and the statue on the south side of the courthouse square. It’s not outside the realm of possibility that the Chancellor and the Board of Supervisors agree …

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Charlottesville, the Alt-Right, and the Oxford Courthouse Square, Part One

By now everyone has heard of and at least to some degree grieved over the events that took place in Charlottesville.  The city council there had voted to take down a statue of Robert E. Lee in a city park.  Groups opposed to that decision, including some associated with what has been called the “alt-right”, …

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