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The Devil’s Work In Charleston, South Carolina

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The first Africans upon the slave ships destined for the Americas sensed the coming of a great and lasting catastrophe. They had nothing that would protect and fortify them from the coming centuries of bondage and tyranny, so they sent out an exalting wail beseeching God’s mercy. God looked down on them and saw that they had nothing. They were naked and in chains. God in His singular wisdom took the very sound of their lament and turned it into their shield and their weapon, and today we call that sound music. Read More »

The Funeral

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"I'm tired of preaching funeral sermons about dead people who have never lived to dead people who have never lived," said Reverend Ledbetter. Read More »

Book Review: Beguiled by Deeanne Gist and J. Mark Bertrand

Taut, suspense-filled plot keeps this romance from going to the dogs. Read More »

Book Review: South of Broad by Pat Conroy

Our Gang Goes Low Country Read More »