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Raphael Warnock Is Wrong

By |April 11th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Bo Wagner is pastor of the Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mooresboro, NC, a widely traveled evangelist, and the author of several books. His books are available on Amazon and at www.wordofhismouth.com The thing about being both well-known and on Twitter, I suppose, is that if you royally, utterly, abysmally blow it, there are no fingers on earth fast enough to delete it before someone screenshots it and saves it in perpetuity. Especially if you send that tweet at the absolute

All Because Of An Empty Tomb

By |April 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Bo Wagner is pastor of the Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mooresboro, NC, a widely traveled evangelist, and the author of several books. His books are available on Amazon and at www.wordofhismouth.com “Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question...” Acts 23:6 The year was approximately A.D. 59. A lot had happened in the short few years since Christ had died and risen again,

Deeper Than The Stain Has Gone

By |April 8th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Bo Wagner is pastor of the Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mooresboro, NC, a widely traveled evangelist, and the author of several books. His books are available on Amazon and at www.wordofhismouth.com He was just a relatively unknown Nazarene preacher in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. But Raymond Browning, born March 30, 1879, in Giles County, Tennessee, at some point put pen to paper and wrote some of the most beautiful words ever written. Adger M. Pace took those words

“Crime, Race, Cash, And Control”

By |March 24th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Bo Wagner is pastor of the Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mooresboro, NC, a widely traveled evangelist, and the author of several books. His books are available on Amazon and at www.wordofhismouth.com “What exactly do you want?” seems like a good place to open most any discussion where lines have been drawn and mistrust abounds. And if there is any societal issue that has separated (or dare I say the word, “segregated”) people into warring factions, the issue of crime and

Dear Preacher, You Stink And I Hate You, 03

By |March 23rd, 2021|Tags: , , |

As I am compelled to say far too often, “as surprising as I know this must be, from time to time I get hate mail...” This time it came doubled-barreled. I tweeted a Bible verse; a Bible verse, mind you. No commentary on it, just a verse. Within moments I saw a notification that someone had commented on it. When I checked, sure enough, a “lady” had done so. Within seconds more, I received a carbon copy of an email

“The Graying Of A Colorful World”

By |March 22nd, 2021|Tags: , , |

The Demise of Pepe Le Pew Bo Wagner is pastor of the Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mooresboro, NC, a widely traveled evangelist, and the author of several books. His books are available on Amazon and at www.wordofhismouth.com When I learned that Pepe Le Pew was the latest casualty of cancel culture, I shook my head in mild amazement. And yet, as so often happens, the bad quickly became an open door of opportunity. It just so happened that the famous

Our Bit Of Data From One Year Of Covid And The Church

By |March 15th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Bo Wagner is pastor of the Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mooresboro, NC, a widely traveled evangelist, and the author of several books. His books are available on Amazon and at www.wordofhismouth.com There has been, to put it mildly, “much more heat than light” when it comes to discussion of covid and the church over the past year. Any discussion at all of the subject seems to invite inflamed emotions and put people radically at odds. It is my intention in

Blood Pressure And Talking Machines

By |March 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Bo Wagner is pastor of the Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mooresboro, NC, a widely traveled evangelist, and the author of several books. His books are available on Amazon and at www.wordofhismouth.com I feel blessed, really, that at fifty years of age I am not on any medication of any kind, not even for blood pressure. I have put a lot of work into that; I have lifted weights for more than nine years now, I run and walk, I only

Dear Preacher, You Stink And I Hate You, 02

By |March 1st, 2021|Tags: , , , |

“The Bible says to Republican, evangelical conservatives Matthew 25:41, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed.’ Indeed, evangelical Republicans sold their soul years ago.” DG I know this will be shocking, but from time to time I get hate mail… And some of those times, it is an excellent opportunity to instruct my readers. This is one of those times. Here, then, is the email I received on 2/28/2021, followed by the email I replied with. By the way, the

The Most Unscientific And Unbiblical Words I Have Ever Heard; “Pretend Life”

By |March 1st, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

Bo Wagner is pastor of the Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mooresboro, NC, a widely traveled evangelist, and the author of several books. His books are available on Amazon and at www.wordofhismouth.com As a rule, I tend to avoid using columns or sermons to deal with political matters unless those matters are pressing, egregious, and have crossed very clear lines of truth. I much prefer to be encouraging, self-deprecating, and instructive rather than combative. But when in the words of Isaiah

The Cold Doesn’t Care How They Got There

By |February 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Bo Wagner is pastor of the Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mooresboro, NC, a widely traveled evangelist, and the author of several books. His books are available on Amazon and at www.wordofhismouth.com “Cold doesn’t care how you got there; it’s just as cold whether you got there because of laziness or because of circumstances beyond your control.” Those simple yet profound words were spoken during a testimony Sunday morning given by our homeless ministry director. Everyone was stone silent as he

The Potential Beauty of the Post-Pandemic Church

By |February 14th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Bo Wagner is pastor of the Cornerstone Baptist Church of Mooresboro, NC, a widely traveled evangelist, and the author of several books. His books are available on Amazon and at www.wordofhismouth.com Among other unusual things, I belong to that unique fraternity of wandering souls known as backpackers. Those of us in that fellowship will often load up a backpack with 50-70 pounds of gear and supplies and head out into the wilderness for many days at a time. My trips

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