Bang! Bang! Hey, eat some cotton candy!

A front-page headline on the print edition of USA Today that landed in my driveway earlier this week grabbed my attention: Guns are a ‘way of life’ in Texas Yep. Can’t dispute that. As a native Texan whose brother carries his concealed handgun into his Fort Worth-area church building each Sunday morning, I understand just [Read More…]

Bring your swords, and guns, to church

Back in my high school days, my family attended a Church of Christ in Fort Worth, Texas. Most every Sunday, our minister made the same request before he preached. “Hold up your swords!” he’d say, and we’d all raise our Bibles to show that we brought them. I don’t recall him ever asking us to [Read More…]