Heroes Stand Up for Unpopular Truths

Heroes have been in the news recently. My attention was drawn to the story of Henry Langford, someone I hadn’t heard of until the 93-year-old’s death on Oct. 7 was reported in the religious newspapers.  Langford supported the cause of racial equality in...

Three Cheers for the Blue-Collar Crowd

Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Wednesday evening: nine miners trapped. Sunday morning: nine miners saved. “Praise the Lord,” the governor said; throughout America, all the people said, “Amen.” It was a marvel, we all agree, if not an outright...