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“Living in Struggleville”

By |February 17th, 2020|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 snow was falling thick and lovely, but the old metal sign under the majestic boughs of the large pine tree by the road was shielded and clear: “Welcome to Struggleville, U.S.A.” Four hour trip ahead of me notwithstanding, I knew I had to have a picture of that

“The Day Death Dies”

By |February 17th, 2020|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 mournful sound of Taps echoed slowly across the gently rolling hills of the cemetery one county over from our church. One of our members, a veteran of the United States Air Force, was being laid to rest. I stood in reverential awe through it all; the twenty-one gun

“Playing Basket Baal”

By |February 10th, 2020|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 My children have been in Christian school all of their lives save for just a couple of years when they were very young, years that we home schooled them. For our family it was worth every sacrifice along the way to make this possible, and we are thrilled both

“Fish Out Of Water”

By |January 27th, 2020|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 Regular readers of this column have come to know the Wagner animals pretty well, and are aware that, to put it mildly, our pets are not usually the brightest bulbs in the box. Others have dogs who run for help to save little Timmy from drowning in the well;

“Real Beauty”

By |January 20th, 2020|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 My late grandmother, Yvonne Nuhrah, was an Avon lady extraordinaire. She perfected what we kids and grandkids dubbed “the Avon walk.” Though standing only a bit over five feet tall, when she started around the neighborhood with any of us in tow, her feet seemed to take on a

“The Unicorn In Church”

By |January 13th, 2020|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 had a unicorn in church today. Not a four-legged, mythical kind of unicorn, mind you, but a two legged unicorn in a pretty pink dress. She came twirling up onto the platform to greet me as she, and most of our other young kids in church, do each

“A Distinctive Light”

By |January 6th, 2020|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 suppose I knew that I was stressed and in need of a break, but it was not until I sat on the steps overlooking the water, feeling the cool air of the night, that I even began to understand just how fully that was true. Dana and I

“A New Beginning”

By |December 30th, 2019|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 have always found the proximity of Christmas and New Years to be a rather fitting arrangement. Yes, the “Christmas sniffers” have informed me, many times, in fact, that they are quite sure Christ was not born on December 25. What is a Christmas sniffer, you ask? When you

“The Stable Held Something Bigger Than Our Whole World”

By |December 23rd, 2019|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 “ ‘It seems, then,’ said Tirian, smiling himself, ‘that the Stable seen from within and the Stable seen from without are two different places.’ “ ‘Yes,’ said the Lord Digory. ‘Its inside is bigger than its outside.’ “ ‘Yes,’ said Queen Lucy. ‘In our world too, a Stable once

“Christ Turns Broken Into Beautiful”

By |December 16th, 2019|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 Her life had once seemed so promising, and now her whole world was shattered, and seemingly beyond repair. It was bad enough that she was barren; ten years without a child had left her no doubt of that. But now she was also a young widow. She stood staring

Welcome To The Family, Kanye

By |November 10th, 2019|

It seems that “buzz” does not begin to adequately describe what has been generated by the profession of faith in Christ from Kanye West. But what I have found a bit perplexing are the questions from some as to whether or not someone like him could actually be genuinely born again. Mind you, I do not know his heart more than anyone else’s heart. His heart is not the point on that question; God’s heart is the point. 2 Peter

A Merry Heart And Fantasy Football

By |November 4th, 2019|

Sometimes it is not just good to take time out for laughter, it is also actually Biblical and beneficial. Proverbs 17:22 says, “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.” As a preacher, I often am compelled to write and preach on things that deal with sin, sorrow, current (usually bleak) world events, and the like. But not today. Today I just want to give you a Biblically based smile… My love of

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