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53. “If you choose to serve, prepare for disagreements.”

Butch Porter has a conversation with former Loudoun County (Virginia) School Board member, Debbie Rose about the controversies surrounding the school...

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52. “Remember the reason for the season…”

Butch Porter sits down with Patricia Phillips to talk about the Leesburg Nativity Tour and Loudoun Awakening.

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51. “Sin is sin; love is love…”

Jessica and Butch take on the topic of “same-sex attraction” and the Christian Church. This is a really dicey topic and...

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50. “Think before you fly…”

For our third “Civics and Community” event at the Loudoun Field Cwnter in Lucketts, VA we sat down with Preston Huntington...

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Butch Porter

A native of Louisiana, and now an "edupreneur" in Northern Virginia, Butch creates the opportunity to dig deeply into issues to discover the love and the humor in things. It's all about good people exploring "Great Ideas."

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