Monthly Archives: October 2010

Of Aliens & Autonomy in New Mexico

For my first visit to the city of space aliens and UFOs, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I arrived in Roswell, NM for this year’s annual meeting of the Baptist Convention of New Mexico.  I’m glad to report … Continue reading

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Dissenting Voices in NC and Beyond!

What do Norman Jameson, soon-to-be-former editor of the Biblical Recorder, and Juan Williams, recently fired analyst for NPR, have in common?  They both learned that dissenting from the party line will, sooner or later, mean that you are out of a job. What … Continue reading

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Slippery Slopes: Speech, Islam & NPR

“As the sled of what is considered offensive to Islam hurdles down the hill, plowing over the First Amendment as it goes, it is not a question if something else will be seen as offensive, but merely what will be seen as offensive.  The … Continue reading

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NPR & the SBC: When Voices Are Silenced

I just read that one of my favorite liberals, Juan Williams, was fired from National Public Radio.  For those who watch Mr. Williams on Fox News Channel (the many) as opposed to those who listen to him on NPR (the … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow: Ridiculed & Blessed!

And He (Jesus) opened His mouth and taught them, saying: Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of God.  Blessed are those when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds … Continue reading

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The GCR & A New War Between The States

With great excitement and enthusiasm, 95% of the messengers (including this one) at the Southern Baptist Convention’s Annual Meeting in Louisville, Ky in June 2009 approved the creation of a Great Commission Task Force.  The mandate, as authorized by the messengers, was … Continue reading

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Winning Friends In the SBC & Beyond

“If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.”  Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States It’s amazing what influence you can have with those around you, especially those whom … Continue reading

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Shocking News: GCR Opponents Talk To Each Other

For those of you new to my blog, you may be wondering how I chose the name “fromlaw2grace.”  As it happens, I studied political science at George Washington University and then went to law school at Florida State University where … Continue reading

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The GCR: Never Let A Crisis Go To Waste!

“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste — and what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things that you didn’t think you could do before.”  Rahm Emanuel, Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama … Continue reading

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The New NAMB: 90 Days Goes By Fast!

When I was younger, time seemed to stand still.  As I have gotten older (44 next month), time goes by faster.  Talking with senior adults, they tell me that the older they get, the faster time flies by.  Here we … Continue reading

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