Author Archives: Skippy R

About Skippy R

Skippy R has toiled as a scribe for a large denominational newspaper in Texas for over three decades. He's written for The Wittenburg Door and Beliefnet. He lives in Dallas with his wife, Mrs. Skippy, and leads a Bible study in his home. Two grown children and couple of grandkids live nearby. He is-- what are they calling it now?-- a Jesus follower.

The Apotheosis of The Donald & The Ronald

[Note: This was obviously written in the Alternate Reality that existed before Election Night. Just flip everything, and it can still be entertaining]. And I was in the Spirit on election day. In the Spirit, by the way, not ‘spirits.’ … Continue reading

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Trumpism’s Anti-Prius Conspiracy Revealed

America needs to get its priorities straight! Deep into this political season, candidates are slinging “racist” and “liar” around like out-of-control Agri-Fab fertilizer spreaders. But now they’ve gone too far and are treading upon one of my precious pet peeves. … Continue reading

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Rethinking Facebook, incivility and violence

Can the hateful things we say on social media somehow lead to violence in society? Yes, they can, and I confess, I’ve been a part of it. God forgive me.

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Half a ‘Thumbs Up’: After investigation, Joyce Meyer sorta steps up to accountability

We’ve got to applaud Joyce Meyer Ministries after reading reports she has brought her ministry into line with financial accountability standards. But she only gets half a “thumbs up.”

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Weekly Beastie: Michele Bachmann

Beastie, my rolling metal calculating companion, and I were finishing up a game of scrabble the other night when this came over the TV news:

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