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…

Life, the Universe & Everything: The Bible Versus the Search For ET?

Yesterday, a post entitled, “Do Aliens Have the Answers to Life?” appeared on Ken Ham’s blog on the Answers in Genesis website. It was a typical anti-alien piece, using a piece of news or research as a springboard to launch into things. The post begins with a statement about the ubiquity of aliens in modern culture:…

Evolution Weekend 2012 Is Pretty Much A Bust Here In West Virginia

It just ain’t happening, folks. On a whim, I decided to call all of the congregations from right here in West Virginia who were slated to participate in atheist Dr. Michael Zimmerman’s infamous Evolution Weekend to confirm whether they were in fact participating. I hadn’t heard anything [at all] from the seven churches and synogogues…

…In Which I Become a Sunday School Teacher (Come and See)

If you don’t have a home church (or you don’t have a home church that is giving your kids a solid Biblical foundation that will give them the tools they need to give a reasoned defense of the faith), I encourage you to come visit us at Gateway Church (270 Staunton Ave. South Charleston, South Charleston, WV).

Chariot House: The Kanawha Valley’s 1st Come-as-you-are Biker Church

Eleven members of four different Christian biker ministries [The Road Riders for Jesus, Christian Motorcyclists Association, Highways & Hedges and Bikers for Christ] are opening a bona fide Biker Church called Chariot House. Their inaugural church service will be January 11, 2009 @ 2:00PM at 1401 4th Avenue [The Corner of 4th Avenue and Florida Street], Charleston, WV. …

Palin makes McCain more palatable

McCain pulled an end run around the Democratic ticket when he announced Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential co-runner! The thing that really irritated the Dems on this one is that it completely took the wind out of their sails, especially when it was announced in the midst of the Democratic National. Now that’s good…

Update: Kanawha Creation Science Conference: Oct 3rd & 4th

As promised, here are a few more details regarding the upcoming Creation Conference sponsored by KCSG in South Charleston, WV on Friday, October 3, 2008 and Saturday, October 4, 2008 at Greater Things Fellowship. [Directions to the church are included at the end of this post] Here’s the schedule for the conference: October 3rd 6:00 p.m….