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“Considering Your Choices For School This Fall”

By |August 3rd, 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 two black walnut trees by my barn near the river never fail to catch my attention each time I pass by. True, we have five acres or so of trees of all types around our home, but out of all of them these two are easily the most

“I Am Failing At Savagery”

By |July 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 When I heard that Nick Cannon, host of the show “The Masked Singer” on Fox, had declared that white people were basically savages, I knew that I had to check it out for myself. Sure enough, when I watched the video, I found that the reports were correct. And,

“Patience Is A (Very Annoying) Virtue”

By |July 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 It was the dreaded day of my daughter’s attempt at earning her driver’s license. Mind you, the dread did not come from any fear over how she would do, but over the DMV experience itself. To say the least, in spite of the great people who work at those

“Make A Way”

By |July 18th, 2020|Tags: , , |

It was, I suppose, the most unorthodox of prayer meetings. Most prayer meetings are conducted in the lovely confines of a church or perhaps in the sawdust of a gospel tent. But this one was harder to get to. Pass the front of the nursing home, go down the backside, brush past the prickly holly trees, carefully step over the poison ivy, and arrive. We had a friend with us, Dana and I, a gentleman that has been part of

“Dear America…”

By |July 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 Dear America, happy birthday! If I may be so forward as to say so, you are the prettiest 244 year old I have ever seen. Now, don’t blush at that; you deserve it. I know you probably aren’t hearing that very often these days, but I say it unashamedly.

“The Cure For America’s Ills”

By |June 28th, 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 As we prepare to celebrate July 4th in this year of 2020, we do so as a people in turmoil. Everyone can see that. The only question is, who is at fault and what are we to do about it? John Adams was a political philosopher, the first Vice

“The Things We Can Control”

By |June 22nd, 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 To say that I was never going to make it to the NBA would not come as a shock to anyone who knows me. At five feet, ten inches tall, and much more of a power lifter build than a lean jumper, it simply was never going to happen.

“Mad About Melanin, Or Melanin Madness?”

By |June 18th, 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 As my very own tribe of one (half Puerto Rican, one quarter French, one quarter Lebanese) I am, these days, at a bit of a loss for guidance. No, not as to what to call myself; I gave up on that years ago. My suggestion of Pecanese was rejected

“Riots and Righteousness”

By |June 9th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil... (Exodus 23:2) I am having trouble figuring out where to even begin. I suppose, in the words of Lewis Carroll, I should just “begin at the beginning and go on ’til you come to the end; then stop.” George Floyd was murdered, in broad daylight, by a bad officer. Floyd was black; the officer was white. I do not know what was in the officer’s heart and whether his actions were,

“A Right On The Nose Evaluation Of Fame”

By |June 1st, 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 mother has, for years, expressed her opinion that one day I will be famous. My wife as well has asserted that she expects people across the world to know me. But being, in my view, “a no one from nowhere,” I have merely brushed those lofty expectations aside

“The Worst Possible Philosophy Of Life; Better Safe Than Sorry”

By |May 25th, 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 To paraphrase Amos, the Old Testament prophet, “I am neither a prophet, nor the son of a prophet.” But some things are so very predictable that even a blind man could see them coming. I knew when I wrote last week’s column on “Sky Diving And The Reopening Economy”

“Skydiving And A Reopening Economy”

By |May 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 “Well, I suppose because I am more afraid of not living than I am of dying.” That was my wife’s rather surprising answer to the question, “That is so dangerous! Why in the world are you going skydiving?” For the record, I, her scuba diving, power lifting, martial arts

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