My Beloved Rednecks

I have always loved the line that makes up today’s title. I believe it comes from an early 20th century southern politician (possibly James K. Vardaman of Mississippi, but don’t hold me to that). It’s a favorite because if ever there was a group that needed some love, it’s the rednecks. Another reason I love it is […]

Was Jesus a Racist?

Yesterday, I read a most interesting blog post. In it, David Henson said that Jesus made a racist comment. He was speaking of a story related by Mark 7:24-29 (also related in Matthew 15:21-28), where Jesus told the Syro-Phoenician woman “The children have to be fed first. It isn’t right to take the children’s bread and toss […]