An Anguished Apostasy

Listen to “An Anguished Apostasy” by Fred Smith   When Bob Dylan stepped on the Newport Folk Festival stage in July 1965 there was nothing in his last three appearances that [...]

A Friend’s Revenge

Listen to “A Friend’s Revenge” by Fred Smith   There are a few figures in Scripture who grow on you with age. Perhaps we come to understand their circumstances or have more [...]

News From Another World

Listen to “News From Another World” by Fred Smith As a young soldier in the Civil War, Jefferson Kidd was assigned the duty of being a messenger – a runner – traveling on [...]

Undivided

Listen to “Undivided” by Fred Smith   Two devoted friends and brilliant minds — John Adams and Thomas Jefferson — fell out with each other over politics, personal slights and [...]

A Modest Proposal

Listen to “A Modest Proposal” by Fred Smith   Jonathan Swift’s satirical response to the plight of the Irish people after decades of poverty and abuse shocked the sensibilities [...]

Small Things

Listen to “Small Things” by Fred Smith After years of pursuing high impact philanthropy and broad systemic change this is a time for many to resist being swept away by the enormity of [...]

Home Sweet Home

Listen to “Home Sweet Home” By Fred Smith   Much of the controversy around immigration lately is how many of the decisions are swayed by whether or not the migrant is bringing [...]

The Morning After

Listen to “The Morning After” by Fred Smith   Thank you for joining us this morning for an interview with our special surprise guest, the Rich Fool.  INT: Earlier, when we heard [...]