Ray Nagin, who last was heard blaming everyone but himself, is a mayor without a city. The New Orleans mayor, so unprepared for Katrina and so ineffectual afterward, is on a speaking tour in Memphis, Houston, and Atlanta. He is urging, no, pleading, with displaced residents to come back. From the sound of it, most aren’t buying. And why should they? The city was a cesspool of crime, poor schools, and corruption. And that was before the hurricane.
Mayor Without a City
Posted on December 4, 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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