Category Archives: Tennessee

Political Issues: Why I Won’t Vote for Romney

  For the past two presidential elections, I’ve voted Republican. I’m fairly conservative with some of my values, although I do root for the underdog from time to time. In yesterday’s Knoxville News-Sentinel, Mormon beliefs were clearly spelled out in … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Thanksgiving Challenge

How driving through the Western Heights projects in Knoxville, TN yesterday has challenged my celebration of Thanksgiving today. 2 Corinthians 4:17     For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.  … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions – New Prospect

Audio version here    Psalm 122:1    I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the LORD.”   Yesterday afternoon, I attended a re-dedication of an old church in South Knoxville. The church, New … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Backsliding in Faith – How to get back to Church

 Audio version here Jeremiah 3:22 “Return, faithless people; I will cure you of backsliding.” “Yes, we will come to you, for you are the LORD our God.”   Recently, our Celtic band Glenfinnan played at a Scots-Irish festival in Dandridge, … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Isle

Daniel 2:4 Then the astrologers answered the king in Aramaic,”O king, live forever! Tell your servants the dream, and we will interpret it.”   I studied Aramaic for a year at seminary. It’s a bit like Biblical Hebrew, but not … Continue reading

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