Perhaps you’ve noticed that lots of what Brian writes about offers some kind of historical slant. His sermons often included bits of history too. As a history buff and military man, he shared stories that provided a glimpse of Brian’s unique perspective on life. Sharing his appreciation for the past

Think back over the conversations you have had over the past couple weeks.  What were they about?  What was the subject matter?  Did you ever go deep?  By going deep, I mean did you ever talk about something other than gossip, sports, a TV show, A movie, your latest personal

On November 19, 1863, Edward Everett, perhaps the greatest orator in America in his time stood before a crowd of 15,000 people and wowed them with a two-hour speech.  When he finished, the crowd gave him a rousing round of applause.  The next speaker moved to the podium and gave