Walt Albritton Articles

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You give them something to eat OPINION — Jesus was sad. Word had come to him of the beheading of his cousin, John the Baptist, a man he loved and admired. He wanted time alone to pray. But that seemed impossible; crowds of people were clamoring to hear him preach and...

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Servants or stars OPINION — Despite his prominent leadership role in the early church, the Apostle Paul was never guilty of pomposity. Not once did he insist that fellow Christians think of him as the “Big Cheese.” He never asked for a dime to erect anything that...

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Love Means Never Giving Up On Someone OPINION — Bob told me he made a lot of wrong choices growing up. In high school he ignored the curfew hour set by his parents, often coming home late at night “drunk as a hoot owl.”Bob was surprised by his father’s strange...

Alter Call | May 23, 2024

We all need balcony people OPINION — Rejection is painful. Wrapped in cruelty, it can wound and even destroy relationships. Affirmation, on the other hand, strengthens relationships. In a world so broken by violence and rejection, affirmation wrapped in love becomes a...
Alter Call | May 16, 2024

Alter Call | May 16, 2024

One Great Romance One of my favorite Bible verses is Revelation 3:20: Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens...

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Alter Call | May 16, 2024

Alter Call | May 9, 2024

The sound of those crutches OPINION — Now that walking is impossible for me without the use of a walker, it helps to remember friends who endured...

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Alter Call | May 16, 2024

Jesus changed him

OPINION — The New Testament story of a man named Saul is an awesome example of the life-changing power of Jesus. In the days following the...

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Alter Call | May 16, 2024

Did you catch any fish?

OPINION — Peter and his brother Andrew were fishermen. One day, when they were busy casting their nets in the Sea of Galilee, Jesus walked by. Jesus...

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Alter Call | May 16, 2024

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....

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Alter Call | May 16, 2024

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...

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Alter Call | May 16, 2024

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...

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