Each Saturday the Hickory Daily Record offers local pastors the opportunity to write a brief devotional article. When I signed up for February some months ago, I had no idea my turn would arrive on the heels of a week-long local religious firestorm. The North Carolina Pastors Network, including a number of Unifour pastors, published a full-page ad last Sunday titled “Understanding Islam.” The ad prompted responses throughout the week on the Record’s editorial pages.
If I wished to engage directly in the conversation about the ad, I would write my own letter to the editor. This is not that. Read more »