In a facebook post yesterday my friend and preaching colleague, Doy Moyer opined that “Changing hearts is greater than changing laws, for when hearts are changed for the good, the laws won’t even be necessary.”
In the aftermath of continued gun violence in general and another school shooting in particular, cries are coming to “do something!” There is pressure on lawmakers to pass more gun laws to “keep this from ever happening again.” Continue reading
Last night Norma Jean and I attended the Florida College Lectures. What a wonderful pleasure to join with brethren from all over the United States in singing, praying and reflecting on God’s word. There was joy in seeing old friends. Of sharing hugs and handshakes. Smiles and tears. And some good memories of by gone days.
The theme this year is “From the Beginning: Recovering the Divine Design for Marriage and Family.” Doy Moyer, a gospel preacher from the Birmingham area, delivered the key note address on the topic “In The Beginning: God’s Created Order for Male and Female.” Continue reading
“That our world is still steeped in racism is clear. Just as clear is that our world doesn’t know how to deal with it,” wrote former college Professor, preacher and fellow blogger, Doy Moyer.
In a facebook post, Moyer correctly observed. “Pundits complain about the problem, politicians lament it, and we all scratch our heads, dumbfounded that we can’t seem to figure this out. Yet the best answer from culture just seems to be, “We just need to be better people and make more laws.” Granted, we need to be better people, and laws are made for the unrighteous. But what’s missing is the understanding of the root of the problem.” Continue reading
In wake of the tragic and senseless shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT there have been more questions than answers We want to know how this could happen? What kind of person shoots little children? What was the shooter, Adam Lanza’s, motive? His background? His mental state? Why did his mother, Nancy, keep a cache of weapons in the house? And what set Lanza on the tragic path to kill his mother, 20 children, 6 adults and finally himself? Continue reading