Monthly Archives: November 2010

Patience

My mother would tell you I am generally an impatient person. It is a trait that generally does not serve me well. However, I would like to think, with age, I have become more patient. I got to thinking about this as … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving at the Hinkles

If you have nothing better to do, then you might enjoy something a little different in the way of a post from me, so here goes. What are Bernadette and Don up too today? Well, here is the agenda and … Continue reading

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Liberal gripes about America on Thanksgiving

St. Louis Beacon political reporter Jo Mannies could not resist taking a poke at our nation’s heritage by offering a little Thanksgiving mockery at the expense of U.S. Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri. It seems Mannies is miffed because Akin, who … Continue reading

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Don’s eulogy at Andree Ziehmer’s funeral

I have been requested to post the eulogy I offered at Andree’s Ziehmer’s funeral held at First Baptist Church, California, on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Andree, who had served as my executive assistant for more than six years, was killed in … Continue reading

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A bit of Missouri political news of interest to Baptists

Ann Wagner, a respected conservative from the St. Louis area who ran U.S. Sen.-elect Roy Blunt successful campaign, will reportedly seek the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee. It is not known if the current chief, Michael Steele, will seek re-election. … Continue reading

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Virginia moderates “off the reservation”

Virginia moderates at their annual meeting pass a resolution criticizing the Texas Board of Education for requiring public schools to teach students about America’s Christian heritage. Their action makes no sense to me. Go read it here and decide for … Continue reading

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Ezell, state execs meet

Interesting story today on Baptist Press concerning a meeting between new NAMB President Kevin Ezell and some state executives. You should go read it here. Missouri Baptist Convention Executive Director David Tolliver was not in attendance, but David told me … Continue reading

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