There are many facets and perspectives of the transgender restroom debate. Some people debate their position based on their definition of gender and gender identity. Some approach the subject on the basis of tradition. For some it’s a matter of morality. Others are more concerned with the safety and security of children. People have even […]
Don and Amanda were our neighbors when we lived in our tiny seminary housing apartment in New Orleans. Don was a young husband and father who was trying to juggle a full-time class schedule, family responsibilities, and a job he was about to lose. He broke into tears and sobbed as he poured out his […]
I was driving and listening to an album of a worship service led by Casting Crowns. Mark Hall, one of the members of the group, uttered one of the most profound statements I’ve heard in a long time: “Jesus never experienced the pleasure of sin; only the pain.” There it was. So as that statement […]
My daughter Gene’ told me that if I decided to post this blog post of her’s she wouldn’t mind. For those of you who may not have a daughter, that’s code for “I really want you to post my blog post.” So, as a proud father, I gladly welcome her as my guest blogger.” Enjoy, […]
I heard a story about three brick-masons who were laying brick for a grand cathedral in Europe. A tourist taking a walking tour through the cathedral engaged one of the workers and asked, “What are you doing?” The laborer answered, “I’m laying brick.” The tourist looked at a second worker and asked, “What are you […]
WILLIAM WILBERFORCE was a member of the British parliament and also a follower of Christ, who made a serious commitment to follow the Lord Jesus. Wilberforce believed God might actually want him to prepare for professional ministry so he sought counsel from a mentor of his, John Newton, the slave-trader turned pastor, who wrote the song […]
Ted Williams was one of the greatest baseball players of all time. He’s mostly remembered for his ability to hit a baseball, but people who knew him say he had one of the best work ethics of anyone who’s ever played the game. In 1941 his batting average for the season was .406. No one […]
“GOD ISN’T FIXING THIS.” So read the front page headline of the New York Daily News the day after a terrorist attack claimed the lives of 14 people in San Bernardino, California. The article was an editorial response to comments from mostly Republican leaders that their thoughts and prayers were with the victims and families […]
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me (Psalm 23:4b). If you’re like most people, the image of a candy cane makes you think of Christmas: Christmas gifts, candy, decorations, etc. But did you know the candy cane has its unique shape, not so that it will hang easily from a tree, but to serve […]
“In Death’s Shadow Podcast with Les Hughes Jr. and Les Hughes III”
by Les Hughes Jr.
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