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The War On Reality

By |May 9th, 2023|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 latest disturbing trend, it seems, is something called transableism. Formerly called Body Integrity Identity Disorder, transableism is when people choose to identify as handicapped. Some go as far as to harm themselves to make their fantasies a macabre reality; others, such as one Jorund Viktoria Alme, simply self-identify

My Brown Nose Gorilla And The Completely Positive Pastorate

By |April 24th, 2023|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 Please allow me to allow my Brown Nose Gorilla to begin this column with a word for me. “You’re a genius!” My Brown Nose Gorilla was given to me as a gift by an employee of the store I owned and operated for ten years. I have had him

Kind Words For Kids Confused About Gender

By |April 18th, 2023|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 Right up front, please allow me to spell out what I already alluded to in the title of this column; there will be nothing unkind in it. Nor will I wade into politics. As a person with both a heart for young people and extensive expertise on youth issues

An Inside Look At A Pastor’s Sunday

By |April 1st, 2023|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 If God allows me to keep on living, in just a couple of years, I will hit a pretty cool tipping point; I will have been a pastor longer than I was not a pastor. I became a pastor at twenty-seven years of age. And for all of those

Grow Your Garden Wisely

By |March 20th, 2023|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 Wagner vegetable garden has been a constantly evolving labor of love over many years. Even back as a pretty young kid, I was gardening, mostly things like tomatoes and cucumbers and peppers. Back then, my soil was a really fantastic mixture of dark dirt, horse manure, and ashes

The Uncomfortable Truth About Humanity

By |March 13th, 2023|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 Previous generations of human beings competed for some pretty predictable things, things like land, money, mates, titles, and occasionally even six-foot-tall shiny plastic trophies that invariably ended up in some local thrift shop, as if granny, who was in there looking for a gingham dress, was going to want

Tips From Twenty-Nine Years Of Marriage

By |March 6th, 2023|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 Right about the time this column goes to press, Dana and I will be celebrating our twenty-ninth wedding anniversary. This, of course, leads me to quip that we got married when we were ages eight and nine, respectively. In seriousness, though, it is really hard for me to wrap

Let’s Hear It For “Boring, Everyday Christianity”

By |February 27th, 2023|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 While social media is often an unpleasant and unproductive thing, a robber of time and a dampener of spirits, one positive thing about it is that it can help identify those who are certifiably crazy while posing as Christian leaders. Without social media, I would likely have never known,

A Brief Summary Of The Canonization Of Scripture

By |February 20th, 2023|Tags: , , , |

To begin with, let us define the word canonization. It means to test something by a set rule or standard, to ascertain it as genuine. This is obviously of great importance when it concerns the holy Scripture; we need to have confidence that we have the Word of God, and that we have all of the Word of God, and that there is nothing in the Bible except the word of God. The 39 books of the Old Testament were

Let’s Change The World

By |February 18th, 2023|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 begin writing this column, the sky is blue, the sky is bright, and the few clouds overhead are all wispy and impossibly white. Usually, on a day like this, my mood is as bright as the sky itself. Usually. But today, I must confess to having a

Valentine’s Guidance From An Amateur Expert

By |February 12th, 2023|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 those jaded souls who believe that Valentine’s Day is a modern event most likely invented by Hallmark in a display of crass commercialism, please allow me to set your minds at ease. Valentine’s Day legends actually go back as far as the third century A.D. Mind you, those

Pastor Ready Or Not

By |February 6th, 2023|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 am often asked when I started writing. I generally get some raised eyebrows when I reply, “As soon as I could spell.” But it is literally true. As a Dr. Suess-raised kid, I was writing short stories using mostly mono-syllabic words from the time I was very young.

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