John R. Erickson on Popular Culture
This discussion is a sidebar to an in-depth personality profile of author John R. Erickson, creator of the “Hank the Cowdog” series of books and
Only in Texas: Chicken-fried Bacon
It’s called “chicken-fried bacon.” As someone once described it, “They’ve taken fat, they’ve double-coated it in fat, they’ve fried it in more fat, and then
Recommendations/References for Jesse Mullins, from LinkedIn Page
Recommendations for Jesse Mullins as documented on his LinkedIn.com page. Find these online at http://www.linkedin.com/in/jessemullins Editor in Chief at American Cowboy Magazine 4 visible recommendations
Out for a Virtual Drive
“Driving” on Google Street View. The other day, on the phone with my dad, I was telling him that he could see his home in
Nature’s Amazing Ways: Toad vs. Tarantula
Not many people know this about me, but I am such a nature lover – and always have been – that I pursued and obtained
Welcome to Something Solid Christian E-Newsletter
Hi! Thanks for your interest in Something Solid e-newsletter, “a journal of encouragement, edification, and exploration – on matters of God, family, and country.”
One Nation Under God
ONE NATION UNDER GOD: What does it mean? You hear it all around you—a persistent murmur of dissatisfaction with the way modern America compares with
Atheism Gets a Facelift?
Today (5/26/10) I encountered, while online, an article bearing this title: “Does Atheism Need to be Rebranded?” I wasn’t sure what to expect, having come
Social Justice? Or Something Higher?
What follows is an observation on the scorn directed—undeservedly, I quickly add—at artist Jon McNaughton from numerous individuals for the patriotic and Christian stand he
A STUDY ON SALVATION, PART III
COPYRIGHT 2010 JESSE MULLINS For “A Study in Salvation, Part I,” go here. For Part II, go here. For links to other articles on this
Going Places (Newsletter edition)
Excited, huh? : – ) Well, I am myself! So glad for you to visit. Thanks for “clicking through,” and please
The Gospel as Free Will, Part II (Conclusion)
If you are arriving here and haven’t seen Part I (but would like to), you can go there by clicking here. But I have inserted
Keeper of the Flame
What does it take to paint a patriotic/Christian image that, when displayed and discussed in a YouTube.com video, draws 3 million hits and 2,500 comments?
Though He Be Dead, He Yet Speaks
He was converted to the ancient faith by Restoration legends Barton Stone and Benjamin Franklin (the preacher, not the Founding Father). He was a crusty
A Crossword Dropout Says His Buh-Bye
Puzzled No More By Jesse Mullins The old crossword puzzle game. Where did it originate? Who first constructed one? What are its sociological implications?
A Lighter Slice of the Writing Life
This was a piece I wrote quite a few years ago. It’s – whew : – ) – a true story. Oh, I didn’t leave the
Getting Acquainted (Newsletter – debut issue 2010)
Welcome! Every single invitee to this page—every one of the fewer-than-250 “charter” recipients of my e-newsletter Something Solid—is someone with whom I have some connection.
The Gospel as Free Will, Part I
By Jesse Mullins, Jr. COPYRIGHT 2010 JESSE MULLINS In writing this message I am taking material that I have preached on two different occasions, and