Today my son Roan and I are in San Diego so I can cover a conference this weekend at Skyline Church where Dr. James Dobson is hosting the “Building a Family Legacy” conference. After being extended an invitation to cover the event last month, I decided to take Roan along so he could hear and… Continue reading Practicing the Art of ‘Bringing Up Boys’ in San Diego
Today’s on-line edition of Politico contains an article that profiles me four others who endured sex scandals during our time in public office. When I was contacted by the reporter last week I was a little hesitant in responding because news sites and reporters are often times looking for “sensationalism” when they report and write… Continue reading Politico Coverage of My Story
Several weeks ago Pastor Andy Stanley of North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Ga. preached part of a sermon series entitled “Christian.” To put it mildly, it generated quite a bit of controversy within the evangelical community. My colleague at The Christian Post, Stoyan Zaimov, described the chain of events in a recent article on… Continue reading How Should the Church Love a Gay Couple (or anyone in sexual sin)?
Below is an op-ed I wrote for my hometown paper over the county board of education’s decision to reinstate the local superintendent of schools after suspending him with pay because of a felony indictment for carrying a firearm on school grounds. By a vote of 8-2, the Hardin County Board of Education rescinded a previous… Continue reading Reasons for Reinstating School Superintendent Rest on Foundation of Sand
Sara Gabrielle Devenish, better known to her colleagues and friends as “Elle,” was taken home by her Lord and Savior last Thursday in the early morning hours. She died peacefully in her sleep, just the way she had imagined she would. For those of you who have read Elle’s column, Dying to Meet Him, and have… Continue reading Remembering Gabrielle ‘Elle’ Devenish: Anorexia Steals Life of Colleague, Friend