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Some Simple Truths For The Discouraged

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

“Some Simple Truths For The Discouraged” By Pastor Bo Wagner February 8, 2021 One: It is not as bad as you think. I know this both because the devil is a liar (John 8:44) and because our hearts cannot be trusted (Jeremiah 17:9, Proverbs 28:26). He and they always overstate the badness of the bad. Always. Two: No matter how bad it gets, it always gets better. The daytime always follows the night, the springtime always follows the winter, the

All Choked Up In Prayer

By |February 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 Since the time that our children were very little, our family has always gathered together at night time before bed to pray together. This is always the most enjoyable time of the day. We spend a good while talking together about everything that is going on in their lives

The Folly Of Taking Shortcuts

By |January 31st, 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 Since the time our children were babies, we have always gathered together as a family and prayed together before bed. But from the time they were able to talk, that prayer time has always been preceded by us simply talking together. It always starts with the simple “So, how

The Problem With Twitter

By |January 26th, 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 not complain about things that are free. If you give me a hamburger and it is utterly abysmal, I will set it aside and not eat it, but I am certainly not going to complain about it. If, however, that “free” hamburger is

Be Thankful For Mundane Blessings

By |January 25th, 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 Having read the text for my Sunday morning message this past week, I then did something I have never done before in thirty-eight years of preaching: I went blind. This blindness was self-induced. My wife had brought her sleeping mask from home, and I calmly slipped it over my

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;

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