Commentary

Opportunities!

  1. 17th August 2017
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

It seems that when opportunity knocks, many don’t recognize it, because it is disguised as work. Some think that opportunity is actually “luck.” Yet, this “luck” seems to follow those who work hard, fulfilling their obligations and commitments. With the workplace in transition because of modern methods, new technology, and changing markets, many fail to keep up...

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What Do We Lose?

  1. 12th August 2017
  2. William Williams

When a loved one dies, it changes the world overnight. Whether you hear from a phone call, or a news report, or a sudden conversation in a hallway at work, you find out that a life that affected you in a personal way is gone.

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The Weight of the Bible

  1. 10th August 2017
  2. Marc Arseneault

What is the difference between most of modern "Christianity" and the teachings of the Bible? The answer may be very surprising, but a short analogy comparing the Bible to a real conundrum concerning weights and measurements may help you understand…

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Things Kept Secret

  1. 08th August 2017
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

We would all like to know the future—what is going to happen to us and our family. Movies are made on that premise of avoiding terrifying events, destruction and death. But terrifying events, destruction and death are coming in the very near future! We can know what is coming and how to avoid it!

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The long haul

  1. 05th August 2017
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

As I looked around the lovely setting that was the new Senior Citizen's Center, I saw a lot of folks enjoying themselves. Some of them were playing cards; others were playing chess or board games.

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Truth in Jest

  1. 03rd August 2017
  2. Richard Franz

There is an old adage that states “many a true word is said in jest.” This phrase literally means that the truth is often found in comic utterances. This expression has been around longer than we appreciate; it is also painfully true.

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Rejecting Perverse Ways

  1. 01st August 2017
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Standards of behavior are rapidly declining. News headlines continue to shock and dismay anyone with a traditional sense of decency and morality. Perverse behaviors are now being lauded as normal that for generations were correctly understood as depraved.

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Dunkirk: God's Deliverance

  1. 29th July 2017
  2. John Meakin

Back in 1940, as Britain faced its “darkest hour” of World War II, the nation's future hung in the balance. During a remarkable and harrowing window of eight days in late May and early June, a series of miracles took place, focused on the evacuation of the British army at Dunkirk. Now, more than three quarters of a century later, we can still learn much from...

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Positively!

  1. 27th July 2017
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Scan the news headlines or talk to your friends and neighbors, and there is little doubt that the world is filled with troubles. How can we be positive in such a negative environment? Can we find reasons to be optimistic when modern life is filled with so many troubles?

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The Curse of Tobacco

  1. 25th July 2017
  2. Carl Ponder (1939-2007)

It was just after my ordination into the ministry that it came to my attention that George (not his real name) was secretly smoking.

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