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A Word From/For The Prophets

By |January 18th, 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 Baptists are traditionally known for many things, among which are casseroles, pot lucks, fried chicken, banana pudding (nanner pudding, when spoken familiarly) hacking preaching, shouting, camp meetings, and a strong aversion to anything “new.” Mind you, not all Baptists fit everything on that list; I myself only fall into

Dear Preacher, You Stink And I Hate You, 01

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

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 1/14/2021, followed by the response I replied with. I have omitted the writer's last name out of kindness to her. “How, please tell me that it is the Evangelical "Christians" are so closely aligned with a man

A Shiny New Package For The Old Heresy Of Racism

By |January 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 Coming as it was from one of the most well known pastors in the world, I could not have been more disappointed with what I was listening to. To actually hear the (no doubt very well-meaning) words “As a white pastor, I am part of the problem” from the

A Discourse On The Criticism Of 2 Chronicles 7:14 Being Applied To America

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

2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. The verse you just read has, for many years and with good reason, been looked to as guidance for America. Indeed, the darker and more desperate the day, the more people have fled to this light and

The Evil Just Over Our Heads

By |January 4th, 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 We Americans really don’t ever seem to agree on much, and 2020 did not improve that situation any. But if there is one thing we should all be able to agree on, one matter that is so obvious that no one in his right mind should dispute it, one

Dear 2020, It’s Not Us, It’s You

By |December 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 I really don’t know a better way to communicate what is on my heart than to start by telling you, 2020, that we really just aren’t that into you anymore. And it’s really not us; it’s you. It’s all you. When you waltzed into our lives nearly 365 days

A Light In The Darkest Night

By |December 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 “For we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him...” Matthew 2:2 I rather suspect that the dear gentleman, battling a case of mild depression, expected me to give him just a few Bible verses to encourage him. Of course I did do that;

A Birthday Celebration For The Ages

By |December 14th, 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 He was the most important man in the history of his nation, and as such, the celebration of his birth was a very appropriate thing. Indeed, where would his people really even be without him? His love for them was legendary; he would give anything for their welfare. In

Walk (And Run) In The Light

By |December 7th, 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 elbow is hurting just a bit, but I am still smiling as I think of how I dinged it. Traveling through time is always a risky proposition under the best of circumstances; it is far more dangerous still when the floor is wet and you go blind every

The Irreplaceability Of Human Contact

By |November 30th, 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 most extreme case of social distancing the world has ever know was, ironically, in the very beginning of creation. God made the world, then made a man, Adam. That man was now fully alive and completely perfect in an absolutely flawless environment. I cannot help but wonder how

We Make Our Own Messes; But A Brighter Day Is Definitely Coming

By |November 26th, 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 I sit in class this morning waiting for my students to arrive, I cannot help but muse on the Newton’s Cradle sitting just a few feet away. You see, my Bible class room is also the science lab later on in the day, and no good science lab

Taking My Bride For A Ride

By |November 26th, 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 For the life of me I cannot seem to find the background and origin of the common phrase, “taking someone for a ride.” Everyone agrees that it is an idiomatic expression meaning to cheat or deceive someone, but no one can seem to tell me if it comes from

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