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House Majority Leader Jon Burns discusses healthcare, public safety legislation

This week, I will continue my discussion of healthcare and public safety legislation passed by the General Assembly in 2017. » Read More

Word Butter: Can't handle the pollen or the pressure

As I write this, my head is pounding and I could be the eighth dwarf…just call me Snotty or Drippy. » Read More

Authority, Entitlement and Consequences

"Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God. So ... » Read More

"Stop crying, you're driving!": What I love about Effingham drivers

Okay so no one really loves funerals. » Read More

Word Butter: Bat salad and some circus monkeys

Did you hear about the bat salad at Wal-Mart? If not, here's the scoop: two people in Florida discovered a dead bat in some ... » Read More

House Majority Leader Jon Burns discusses healthcare, Medicaid

Recognizing that access to quality healthcare remains an issue in many parts of Georgia, the General Assembly worked hard this session to deliver policy solutions ... » Read More

Hungary's response in a Post-Christian Europe

If all you listen to is network news, you might be inclined to believe that President Trump's call for a heightened vetting of those ... » Read More

Word Butter: Crazy red hair and a road map on my face

I saw a photo of some little girls on social media the other day, all dressed up for Easter Sunday. » Read More

House Majority Leader Jon Burns updates House Bills

After a busy week, the Georgia General Assembly has two legislative days remaining before we Sine Die on Thursday, March 30. » Read More

How will you be remembered?

I have been all too involved in the merging of Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. Merger is a euphemism. Take-over is more like ... » Read More

The Natural Selection of Conservative Churches

A recent five-year study of growing and shrinking churches in North America has shed light on exactly what attracts and keeps people in the Christian ... » Read More

Word Butter: Making sure my 'rumblings' are noticed

The first official day of spring is this week. It's starting – FINALLY – to feel like it. Hopefully, we can now enjoy some milder temperatures ... » Read More

Word Butter: Making sure my 'rumblings

The first official day of spring is this week. It's starting – FINALLY – to feel like it. Hopefully, we can now enjoy some milder temperatures ... » Read More

Recognizing Destructive Factors in a Marriage

One of the most difficult role we pastors play is that of marriage counselor. We are happy, in fact delighted, to have couples seek assistance ... » Read More

It’s Monday morning, and my toilet has Tourette’s…

Everybody, it seems, posts on social media the same thing at the beginning of each week. And it seems apparent that they all hate Mondays. » Read More
With Crossover Day complete, House Majority Leader Jon Burns updates standing of House Bills

With Crossover Day complete, House Majority Leader Jon Burns updates standing of House Bills

After the frenzy of Crossover Day on March 3, the Georgia General Assembly returned to the Capitol last week for legislative days 29 (March 6 ... » Read More

The Transfiguration of what we see

A few weeks ago, the worldwide Church celebrated the Transfiguration, a pivotal event in the synoptic (Matthew, Mark and Luke) gospels where Jesus is seen ... » Read More

Word Butter: Bucktoothed boys and Easter Eggs - Spring has arrived

I think spring has officially sprung. » Read More

Word Butter: Front porch sittin' - It's a lost art

The other day, I drove through a neighborhood I don't normally travel through, and I noticed something. Everyone was sitting on their porches. » Read More

Fighting Hatred: Our Hands, God's Realm

The Dallas Morning News recently reported the firing of a woman from her job because she had made anti-Semitic statements. The woman, Nancy Salem, had ... » Read More

The Fillin' Station: The Way It's Supposed to Work

"Nothing succeeds like success." I've heard that before, not sure from where. » Read More


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