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Book Review – Midheaven by Ken Kuhlken

Posted by mcm0704 on October 13, 2019 |

Midheaven Ken Kuhlken ISBN-10: 1719585776 ISBN-13: 978-1719585774 Publisher: CreateSpace August 14, 2018, 286 pages Genre: Christian fiction BOOK BLURB  Midheaven, Ken Kuhlken’s first novel, was originally published by Viking Press. The haunting story, set in and around the exquisite Lake Tahoe basin, is told through the mind of a precocious seventeen-year-old torn between her quest […]

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Book Review – Shared Disbelief by J. David Core

Posted by mcm0704 on March 1, 2015 |

Shared Disbelief J. David Core File Size: 416 KB Print Length: 178 pages Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc. Language: English ASIN: B00TU7CRG4   BOOK BLURB:  Pittsburgh PI Lupa Schwartz is out of his element, coerced into helping local police flush out a serial killer that is re-enacting the history of […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on January 16, 2015 |

Another week has whizzed by. I was busy all week preparing for the big garage sale at the Winnsboro Center For the Arts, which didn’t leave much time for writing, but I did get a few thousand words done on my current work in progress. How was your week? I hope it was productive and, […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on March 4, 2013 |

A recent article in The Dallas Morning News offered an interesting take on the Bible. Gordon Keith, an Emmy-winning broadcaster for KECK-AM (1310) The Ticket, in Dallas, suggested that the Bible is an ongoing project. In his article he says “It’s OK to step back and see the Bible with your own eyes.” I’m sure […]

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Friday Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on September 28, 2012 |

Texas Gov. Rick Perry either had a recent meltdown, or he truly believes that the doctrine of the separation of church and state is a myth devised by Satan to drive Christians from public life. He also said, “American families are under siege and that Christian Warriors must defend the nation against secular attack.” Separation […]

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Separation of Church and State?

Posted by mcm0704 on August 10, 2011 |

I’m a bit confused. Aren’t we supposed to have a distinct separation between church and state? So why are evangelical Christians allowed to cross that line at will? Mind you, I am a Christian, and I espouse all that the religion stands for. I just don’t espouse politicians using religion to launch their political campaign. […]

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A Little Clarification on Separation of Church and State

Posted by mcm0704 on July 1, 2010 |

Right up front, let me say that this post is not intended to stir a debate about religion, forms of religion, or which religion is the best. My personal beliefs are that everyone is entitled to believe, or not believe, and one right does not trump another. That said, I do want to talk about […]

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Separation of Church and State

Posted by mcm0704 on March 19, 2010 |

Let’s get it right…. One of the issues to arise in the debate in Texas over school curriculum and textbooks is the Separation of Church and State as mandated in first Amendment of the Constitution of the United States. Those who are against the inclusion in textbooks of any mention of God, religion, or the […]

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Could We Find a Middle Ground?

Posted by mcm0704 on January 18, 2010 |

The state of Texas is in a flap about curriculum content for social studies and science classes. At issue is whether new social studies textbooks should include information about the religious influences on people who had historical significance. All of us who even faintly remember our American history know that religion and religious beliefs played […]

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Considering God

Posted by mcm0704 on November 16, 2009 |

I’ve been rereading Sue Monk Kidd’s The Mermaid Chair the past few days. It is one of those books that has many life lessons, and I always enjoy going back to revisit them. One that is particularly meaningful to me is the following explanation of God. It comes from Brother Thomas, a monk who has […]

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