Personal Stuff

My Adoptive Grandparents

Back in the late 70’s, my family were members of a GARB (General Association of Regular Baptists) Baptist Church in Tallahassee, FL. I don’t know much about that organization beyond the fact that they tend to be Arminian in belief structure (at least the ones I’m familiar with are). Our pastor, Donald Shawback, became convinced that the Doctrines of Sovereign…

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It is Christmas time. Christmas is an official U.S. Federal holidy. Most folks get Christmas off. Most folks celebrate Christmas even if they aren’t Christian. So why is Christmas such a bad word these days? Most people would be stunned if I told them that Christmas really isn’t a Christian holiday. Let’s face it, Christmas is not something the Bible…

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