Articles

    THOUGHT CONTROL
    10.26.21 | Diocesan | by Bishop David Epps

    “As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.” The quote comes from the Old Testament book of Proverbs. Of course, the word, man” used here is generic and applies to women as well. It is a simple statement with profound...

      SLINGING HOT GREASE
      10.19.21 | Diocesan | by Bishop David Epps

      One of the sad realities of the last few years is that people cannot seem to disagree amicably. Not only do many people disagree passionately, but many have also come to disagree rudely and with hostility. And it doesn’t seem to matter what...

        CIVIL DISCOURSE
        10.12.21 | Diocesan | by Bishop David Epps

        Perhaps it’s been as long ago as the War Between the States since Americans were so pitted against each other. Then, the issues were huge. Today it appears that it doesn’t have to be a large issue to provoke people into incivility. A...

          THE SECOND HALF
          10.05.21 | Diocesan | by Bishop David Epps

          In 1989, the McIntosh High School Chiefs, of Peachtree City, GA, would play the Newnan (GA) High School Cougars in the final game of the regular season. If one was a McIntosh fan, it had been a long season. Yet, as parents of a senior football...

            A MAN WITHOUT GUILE
            09.28.21 | Diocesan | by Bishop David Epps

            He was thirteen years younger than me. He was just starting out, really, and somehow, we hit it off. His name was Gerald Harvey Griffith II, but everyone called him Chuck. After getting to know him, I asked, ``Why are you called 'Chuck?'&rdquo...

              WHAT'S YOUR SUPERPOWER?
              09.21.21 | Diocesan | by Bishop David Epps

              Recently, I was in a hospital and saw a staff member wearing a T-shirt that read, “I’m a Nurse. What’s your superpower?” Later I saw a woman with a similar shirt that said, “I’m a teacher. What’s your...

                OUR NEW NATIONAL HEROS
                09.14.21 | Diocesan | by Bishop David Epps

                On September 11, 2001, the nation became aware of a new brand of heroes. Among them were the firefighters and police officers who rushed into the Twin Towers as, literally, everyone within was seeking to rush out. On that day 412 emergency...

                  A GOLDEN MOMENT IN TIME
                  08.31.21 | Diocesan | by Bishop David Epps

                  In just a few days, I will experience something that fewer and fewer people get to experience in their lifetime. My parents did not have this experience. None of my children or grandchildren have the experience thus far. It’s safe to say...

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