Author Archives: Doug Hankins

About Doug Hankins

Although not a Christian in his youth, Doug came to believe in Jesus during his teenage years. When not playing sports or pastoring Doug is probably spending time with his wife, reading a good book, or drinking some hot tea. Doug's first book Dawson Trotman: In His Own Words is available wherever books are sold. You can follow Doug on twitter.

The Church Long Lasting — Not Quick Acting

Jerry Seinfeld has a bit in his popular standup routine where he addresses the various labels on pain relieving medicine: this one’s quick acting, this one’s long lasting. “Hmm, when do I need to feel good?” “Now or later?” “I … Continue reading

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How To Think About Orlando

You have certainly seen the headlines by now. ‘Voice’ singer Christina Grimmie shot and killed at Orlando concert venue Shooter Opens Fire In Nightclub In Orlando Alligator Snatches Toddler In Front Of Parents At Disney Resort The question has surely … Continue reading

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Its Art…Or Just Someone’s Glasses?

Perhaps you have had a similar experience — you are sitting through an English or Art class and your classmates seem to intuitively grasp some deep meaning within a story of literature or work of art. Meanwhile, you are looking … Continue reading

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Five Quick Takes On The Baylor Situation

As a double Baylor alumnus I have been disheartened at the recent news and information concerning my alma mater.  That university officials would systematically permit sexual abuse in order to maintain a favorable public image for a winning football program is … Continue reading

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