Category: Religion

For The Love Of Country, Love

This week’s Courier Herald column: Social conservatives are especially dejected after the 2020 elections. Many are wondering where to go from here. Some doubt the future of the country. I know some who are openly questioning their beliefs and how a result they were entirely sure was not going to happen was allowed to become

Happy Holidays – Even This Year

This week’s Courier Herald column: We’re now well into the holiday season and, thankfully and mercifully, the home stretch of 2020.  It’s been a year of a pandemic, social unrest, and an election that refuses to end.  Many of us will not be sad to see this year conclude. I have no issue with the

Happy (Very Different) Easter

So many of our traditions are being shattered during this Great Time Out. There’s been no first day of baseball season. March Madness took on a whole new meaning. And I’m sure somewhere, in a lab near Augusta, scientists are feverishly working on how to make dogwoods and azaleas bloom in November. For Christians, Easter

Surprise Surprise — NRA Endorses Casey Cagle

The NRA returned the Delta favor to Casey Cagle by endorsing his gubernatorial bid. In a statement from the campaign, Cagle said: “I’m a lifetime member of the NRA, and I’m proud of my unwavering record for the Second Amendment. Like the NRA, I believe the framers of the Constitution meant what they said when

Fresh Tea Leaves Coming This Week From GA’s Capitol

This week’s Courier Herald column: Several questions will be answered this week in the Georgia General Assembly that will have an impact on Georgia’s long term future. These will bleed into upcoming campaigns and, with most statewide offices up for election, will thus send an early signal of how Georgia will be governed as well

NARAL to Karen Handel: You’ve Gone “Too Far”

When does the debate on abortion begin? Probably not with tax bills. Certainly not with tax bills if you are NARAL, which took issue over Karen Handel’s “pushing” the new GOP tax bill*. In other words: NARAL views Handel’s seat as vulnerable and on that we agree. In a statement released ahead of Thursday’s vote

Our Thoughts And Prayers

This week’s Courier Herald column: Our thoughts and prayers are extended to those affected by the shootings in Las Vegas… Our thoughts and prayers with the victims of the New York City terrorist attack… Our thoughts and prayers are with the congregation of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Texas and the entire community of