At the Capitol: Special session but no budget

At the Capitol: Special session but no budget

Legislators ended the first week of a special session without a plan to close a $270 million funding gap in the 2016-17 state budget, but with assuran...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Get bombed, not bored, with everyday life

Get bombed, not bored, with everyday life

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Blue bubbles hissed in the tub, spritzing and spraying like a giant Alka-Seltzer.I’d j...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


God’s mercy available if we choose to receive it

God’s mercy available if we choose to receive it

In the maelstrom of confusion resulting from our nation’s moral collapse, it can be overwhelming to think that for a child of God, nothing has r...

May 19th, 2016 |  


I have homeostasis, both good and bad

I have homeostasis, both good and bad

I am not sure whether I am contagious or not. But, if I understood my doctor correctly at my recent checkup, I have it. And, if I understand it correc...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Trinity Sunday: One God, three forms

Trinity Sunday: One God, three forms

This Sunday, we celebrate something called the Trinity. It’s another special day in the life of the church that we remember.It’s sort of a...

May 19th, 2016 |  


How does one know if Jesus truly cares?

How does one know if Jesus truly cares?

There is a hymn, written by Frank Graeff, in 1901, which asks, the question, “Does Jesus care?”Does Jesus care when my heart is pained? Do...

May 19th, 2016 |  


I have heard enough

I have heard enough

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Apple cider vinegar is like duct tape. It can’t hurt and will most likely help.Talking...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Change is sometimes the will of God

Change is sometimes the will of God

A friend of mine, on reflecting upon the breathless rate things are moving along, said over lunch with me that we are in times of “white water c...

May 12th, 2016 |  


God is the only one who judges fairly

God is the only one who judges fairly

If you detest reading anything about the fact that God judges, then turn your eyes quickly from this writing.Do not pay any attention to it. Sluff it ...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Filled with the Holy Spirit

Filled with the Holy Spirit

Before Jesus returned to heaven to be with his Father, He told his disciples in John 14:12 that they would do even greater things than He had done whe...

May 12th, 2016 |