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Steve Patterson: A Christian Democrat Speaks

October 15, 2018 // 1 Comment

  If America ever ceases to be good, she will cease to be great. –Alexis de Tocqueville, “Democracy in America”   It came out of nowhere, like a stealth bomber dropping its payload on my unsuspecting self. “Hello, Mr. Patterson how are you?” she said as I stood in a Jackson book store [Continue Reading]

Luncheon with Books to feature Bonhoeffer Christmas sermons

December 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

New Albany, MS– Tuesday, December 20, Luncheon with Books will be held at the Jennie Stephens Smith Library in New Albany. Rev. Tim Prather of First United Methodist Church New Albany will discuss Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Christmas Sermons. Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran Pastor and theologian active in the German [Continue Reading]

Steve Patterson on America’s Dilemma

September 28, 2015 // 11 Comments

Editor’s Note: After I begged him for several months, my friend Steve Patterson finally wrote something for*   America’s Dilemma By Steve Patterson “To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.” – C.S. Lewis “I like your [Continue Reading]