Walt Albritton Articles

Life together

OPINION — After he was hanged by the Gestapo in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s writings became a treasured testimony for Christians around the world. None has blessed me more than his book, Life Together, in which he shares his experience of Christian community during...

The farmer Jesus unchained

OPINION — What happened to Simon Peter can only be explained by the life-changing power of Jesus Christ. The leader of the twelve disciples chosen by Jesus, Peter had a gift for putting his foot in his mouth. Once Jesus rejected Peter’s counsel so strongly that he...

The medicine my sick heart needed

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION — We buried our boy, our only child, on a lovely day in May. Our hearts were burdened with grief. That summer we sought relief from our sorrow by taking a vacation at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina. Billy Graham would be preaching in a...

The secret of his prayer life

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION — I am indebted to Thomas Carruth. When I get to heaven I plan to look Tom up and thank him for what he did for me. It was a simple thing. He sent me a brochure that described a retreat called an “Ashram.” Attached was a note on which he had...
The Lamb in the midst

The Lamb in the midst

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION — In the early days of Jesus’ ministry, John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who...

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The Lamb in the midst

My heart will go on singing

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION — The Church teaches that God provides for our spiritual nourishment and growth in grace what are called the “ordinary...

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The Lamb in the midst

Songs strengthen faith

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION — The songs we sing teach us where to find the strength we need in life’s trials. Pick up a hymnal and turn to “Soldiers...

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Entirely His

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION — In his book, “My Utmost for His Highest”, Oswald Chambers declares that the supreme goal of his life was to be...

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The Lamb in the midst

Love Jesus Supremely

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION — “The Imitation of Christ” by Thomas A. Kempis, written in the 15th Century, has been translated into more than fifty...

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The Lamb in the midst

We have to live by affirmation

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION — He was already 77 years old when I met E. Stanley Jones, but God used that encounter with Brother Stanley to change my...

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The Lamb in the midst

All or nothing

BY WALT ALBRITTON OPINION — I grew up in the church. I don’t remember being in the nursery, but Mama told me that’s where I was, when I was a baby,...

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