Remembering Gervaise Perdue

I received the e-mail shortly after midnight letting me know that Mrs. Gervaise Perdue had stepped into eternity to meet her Savior. She was 90 years old. A few months earlier she had fallen and things went downhill after that for her.

Everyone knows that life on this earth is terminal. While we all know it intellectually, it is something that still impacts us when it happens. Continue reading

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The Presidency is Not a Celebrity Reality Show

The American culture is infatuated with celebrities. We can text our vote for contestants on Dancing With the Stars. Reality shows abound filled with interpersonal conflicts and drama.

This cultural shift spills over into the political process. The mainstream media focuses on the latest Twitter message and who got offended. As a result political coverage sounds more like a kindergarten playground with shrill cries of, “Did not.” “Did too.” Continue reading

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Betty Evans Impacted Untold Numbers in Her Life

Last week, I saw a post on Facebook from Randy Evans asking for prayer for his mother. A few days later I saw the obituary notice. I had the opportunity to attend the funeral service this morning. A funeral is a time when the brevity of this life stares us in the face as a stark reality.

Most of my readers know of Randy Evans as a leader in the Republican Party. He is Georgia’s National Committeeman at the Republican National Convention. He is often called on as a guest on national news shows. Continue reading

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