Jimmy Carter is one of our more annoying ex-presidents, with his cozying up to Michael Moore and his intemperate criticism of a serving president. Jimmy speaks a lot louder when he simply picks up a hammer. Too bad the well-meaning folks at Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (with all their grating WHOO-HOOing) don’t emulate the man from Georgia and go about their business a bit more modestly. But that wouldn’t make for good television, would it?
Speak Softly, Carry a Big Hammer
Posted on August 23, 2005 by Stan Guthrie
About Stan GuthrieStan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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