WV Mayor Resigns Over a Racist Post, and Why I Wrote Johnny Came Home

When I wrote my first book, Johnny Came Home, I decided to set it in a fictional town in my home state of West Virginia. I’m very proud of the great state of West Virginia. It’s a place of such wondrous natural beauty. “Wild and Wonderful” and “Almost Heaven” are apt slogans. West Virginia’s people…

Creation Cryptids: Why Bigfoot isn’t the Missing Link

There’s no such thing as a missing link, unless we’re talking about synapses that ought to be firing somewhere inside that tiny grey area which presumably exists somewhere deep within a Darwinist’s thick skull! “What about cavemen?” It’s one of the most common questions asked of creation speakers. There are two short answers. [A] Yes, men…

New Orleans Judge Refuses Interracial Marriage License

Yes, you read that right. Keith Bardwell, justice of the peace for Tangipahoa Parish’s 8th Ward, refused to grant honor a license for an interracial marriage. And apparently his objection and refusal had been fairly well known before this story came out. Nevermind that this issue was addressed waaaaay back in 1967, wherein the US Supreme…

Interracial Marriage

My position on interracial marriage is that, quite frankly, it is acceptable. I base this stance on the authority of the Word of God. The irony, I realize is that many prejudicial preachers have attempted to use the Bible to condemn interracial marriage, but I feel that they must be reading into the Bible what…