Monthly Archives: April 2011

Adam Baldwin: A Conservative Voice in Hollywood

Adam Baldwin may not be as famous as the four Baldwin Brothers (Daniel, Alec, Billy, Stephen), but he certainly seems to be the most grounded of any Baldwins working in Hollywood today.  One of the stars of NBC’s Chuck, Adam … Continue reading

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Birthers & the Futility of Arguing With Irrational People

Conspiracy:  an evil, unlawful, treacherous, or surreptitious plan formulated in secret by two or more persons; plot. (here) There seems to be no shortage of conspiracy theories surrounding the public release of President Obama’s “long-form” birth certificate.  Both simple and … Continue reading

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Trump & Obama: Egos & the Absence of Humility

Why now?  Why not two years ago?  You don’t have to be a “birther” (or former “birther” now — the “movement” just imploded) to wonder why it took so long for the President to do what most Americans would probably … Continue reading

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Obama’s Easter Strike-out!

No one really throws hard balls to the President, so it was still somewhat surprising when he and/or folks within his administration took three big swings at all things Easter and came up with a goose egg (not the kind … Continue reading

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Easter Eggs & Emergency Rooms

Sunday was one of those glorious New Mexico days — bright, blue skies and a cool breeze to keep the temperature pleasant all day.  The day started with the sun peaking over the Sacramento Mountains, just in time for the … Continue reading

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He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!

In Christ alone my hope is found; He is my light, my strength, my song; This cornerstone, this solid ground, Firm through the fiercest drought and storm.                         What heights of love, what depths of peace, When fears are stilled, when … Continue reading

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“Why is Monday on a Thursday?”

As I was coming of age in a Southern Baptist church in the late 70’s/early 80’s, the question that one of our own students recently asked our Student Pastor, “Why is Monday on a Thursday?” never really came up.  I … Continue reading

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New Mexico Baptists, the new NAMB & the Future

I love New Mexico and I love New Mexico Baptists!  The BCNM, made up of approximately 350 cooperating Southern Baptist churches (although levels of cooperation vary) in the Land of Enchantment, has been assisting churches in cooperative missions and ministry for almost 100 … Continue reading

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SBC Calvinism & Patriotic Worship: A Final Word

Since my initial posts on the SBC’s New Calvinism & Patriotic Worship (Part 1 and Part 2), I have gotten many responses — both positive and negative — both here at From Law to Grace and at SBCVoices.  Based upon … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: Evangelicals’ Intriguing Savior?

Who knew?  Donald Trump is a Christian.  In all of his public life to date, I have never once been tempted to think of Trump as a follower of Jesus Christ.  Now, don’t get me wrong.  I’ll try not to question … Continue reading

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