Golf is not up to par for everyone

Golf is not up to par for everyone

Admittedly, I am not the target audience for either live or televised professional golf. I am not a golfer, nor do I have any affinity for the game.Bu...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Every life a mix of good, bad

Every life a mix of good, bad

The only thing we know about people — both people we know from a distance as well as our closest friends — is what we know about them. Wha...

August 24th, 2016 |  


A word of warning to those who train preachers

A word of warning to those who train preachers

Scattered across our fair land are a great many fine seminaries and other institutions of training for those who are heading into the ministry. These ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


As a whole, Olympics were a success

With all the clamor about how unfit and unready Rio de Janeiro’s was in its role as host of the Olympic Games, many folks read or watched the ne...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Hobo habits that keep me grounded

Hobo habits that keep me grounded

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Hobo’s have always fascinated me — ever since I pranced out the door one trick-o...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Men on the march for same cause

Men on the march for same cause

Both men were on grueling military marches. John marched 130 miles due north to Gettysburg with the 140th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Leigh marched 250 m...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


There is good news in today’s violent world

There is good news in today’s violent world

In a world as ravaged as is ours by the bitter winds of hate and hate’s awful offspring, cruelty, we long for the sweetly perfumed airs of good ...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Dear God, what have we done?

Dear God, what have we done?

Our youngest son, Jamin, started law school at Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Va., this week. Terry and I helped him move things for his apartment....

August 18th, 2016 |  


The Olympics of life with God as coach

The Olympics of life with God as coach

I was working on the sermon for church this past week, and Hebrews 12: 1-2 was part of the Scripture.It made me think of the Olympics that have been o...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Are you spiritually fit?

Are you spiritually fit?

The Scriptures remind us: “while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life ...

August 18th, 2016 |