First thoughts

First thoughts

The alarm clock rings. While your hands shuffle covers, your mind shuffles thoughts.The teenager groans—it’s another day of school. The wo...

April 6th, 2017 |  


A closer look at healthcare reform

A closer look at healthcare reform

I have recently been asked questions from a variety of individuals about the effects of the Affordable Care Act on healthcare in our area and what the...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


A closer look at healthcare reform

I have recently been asked questions from a variety of individuals about the effects of the Affordable Care Act on healthcare in our area and what the...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Escape – no passport needed

Escape – no passport needed

I’m an escape artist. I’m mighty good at running away. Have been ever since I can remember. But hiding is easy when you’re tiny. You...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


All that matters

All that matters

I had just invited him to church. He declined my offer. “Why?” I asked.He looked at me seriously and stated his response, “Because I...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Responsibility with our words

Responsibility with our words

A useful tip for the Bible student who wants to truly get a better understanding of the text is this: always use more than one translation when doing ...

March 30th, 2017 |  


He is not being late

He is not being late

Have you ever known someone who is always late for everything? I have known several people over the years that were like that. But, one in particular ...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Jesus and his friend Lazarus: John 11: 1-45

Jesus and his friend Lazarus: John 11: 1-45

Do you have a best friend? When I was young, I had a best friend named Cindy. She later moved away, but we had lots of fun together before that. Today...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Trusting in ‘the plan’

Trusting in ‘the plan’

“But I’m almost done with college and God still hasn’t done anything,” protested the young woman across from me in the campus ...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Tipping the balance on tiptoe

Tipping the balance on tiptoe

I’d rather walk like a pigeon than be pinned down like a dissected frog, but at age seven I was instructed I must wear a metal brace to bed̵...

March 27th, 2017 |