The No Kool-Aid Zone Blog

I Don't Drink The Kool-Aid. For Anybody.

I Refuse to Cast a Dishonest Vote

By Byron / July 7, 2024 /

It’s election season and once again, we as Americans will be asked to make a choice; this time, as every four years, we will not only select all the members of our House of Representatives, and a substantial number of Senators, but we will choose our next president (not to mention an assortment of officeholders…

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A Tale of Two Baptisms

By Byron / April 28, 2024 /

The news greeted me last evening: today, Russell Brand is being baptized in the Thames River. This reminded me of my short trip last weekend to Ball Ground, GA, for the occasion of the baptism of my best buddy from junior high school, Wayde Trent. The stories of these two men are remarkably different…and remarkably…

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On Monuments

By Byron / June 29, 2020 /

I didn’t use to call this blog “The No Kool-Aid Zone”. In fact, it wasn’t even me who changed it. “The No Kool-Aid Zone” used to be the subtitle, I guess you would call it, but one day I came to the blog and found that WebbieDude Paul, in doing some refreshing of my blog,…

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I Quit Responding “All Lives Matter”–Because I Believe the Bible

By Byron / June 3, 2020 /

All lives matter. I believe that with every fiber of my being. I believe it because I am a follower of Jesus Christ, and as a follower of Jesus, I am obligated to believe that the Bible is completely true, and that its precepts are binding on me. And the Bible teaches it, plain and…

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It’s Not my Pleasure to Write This

By Byron / November 19, 2019 /

I’m pretty sure Chick-fil-A sold fewer sandwiches today than it did last Tuesday. Unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere, you are likely aware of the new, blockbuster controversy, in which Chick-fil-A, after donating to the Christian organizations Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and The Salvation Army, announced that the company, having fulfilled its stated…

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