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Born May 18, 1953; got saved at Truett Memorial BC in Hayesville, NC 1959. On rigged ballot which I did not rig got Most Intellectual class of 71, Gaffney High School. Furman Grad, Sociology major but it was little tougher than Auburn football players had Had three dates with beautiful women the summer of 1978. Did not marry any of em. Never married anybody cause what was available was undesirable and what was desirable was unaffordable. Unlucky in love as they say and even still it is sometimes heartbreaking. Had a Pakistani Jr. Davis Cupper on the Ropes the summer of 84, City Courts, Rome Georgia I've a baby sitter, watched peoples homes while they were away on Vacation. Freelance writer, local consultant, screenwriter, and the best damn substitute teacher of Floyd County Georgia in mid 80's according to an anonymous kid passed me on main street a few years later when I went back to get a sandwich at Schroeders. Had some good moments in Collinsville as well. Ask Casey Mattox at if he will be honest about it. I try my best to make it to Bridges BBQ in Shelby NC at least four times a year.

Monday, February 04, 2008

Will the Atlanta Baptist Covenant Come to Collinsville?

I have had several conversation with folks in Collinsville about my overnight trip to the Atlanta Baptist Covenant Thursday.
I sat about two chairs away from President Carter Friday afternoon in the breakout session with Daniel Carro and Richard Wilson on Immigration Theology, titled Welcoming the Stranger.

I will come back to this in the next few days, further networking and hoping to probe the conscience of the town on this justice issue.

Here is how it is beginning to play at the forums at

Just click on the blue I Have and probe around. Several in Collinsville are very proficient at navigating this site.
Here they can see what the Baptist network of Becky Kennedy, Jon Appleton, the Habitat Community of John and Susan Weaver Morgan, and the Baptist roots of Matthew Morgan are contemplating.
I heard Becky's former preacher, of Waco, now in Decatur, Ga. preach Thusday night. She brought tears to my eyes.
Just click on I have and when you bring up the whole piece you can read an earlier oped by Daniel Carro.
He had very interesting observation about the politics of security and how 30,000 people disappeared in his native Argentina; just like to a much lesser fate so far, I have disappeared from the church rolls of Collinsville Baptist Church.

I have
by Stephen Fox on Mon Feb 04, 2008 7:42 pm
a concrete and specific hope to come out of the Baptist Covenant.Neil, I hope you will be bring this to the attention of Hispanic Advocate Richard Wilson at Mercer as I intend to email him and Daniel Carro about it as well as the Nunoz Isaac initiative


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