Commentary

A Lesson from Thomas Edison

  1. 12th February 2019
  2. Justin D. Ridgeway

Thomas Edison is to many one of the greatest innovators in history. He is credited with patenting the incandescent light bulb, phonograph, motion picture and many more inventions that have been useful to mankind. Edison’s inventions each faced many obstacles and setbacks; however it was through much resilience that he achieved success. If we are willing to put...

Read More...

Almost Persuaded

  1. 09th February 2019
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

Many wonderful quotations are attributed to Sir Winston Churchill, the great British Prime Minister who had such a profound effect on the 20th century. His irrepressible sense of humor, his tenacity in the face of great danger, his oratory and his writing ability set him apart as an influential historical figure. One quote he is noted for is, “Most people...

Read More...

Do You Believe in Promises?

  1. 07th February 2019
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

We may have first heard about promises from a childhood playmate informing us we must “promise not to tell” before they tell us a secret. We also sadly discover early in life that promises are usually broken.

Read More...

Dangers of visual immorality

  1. 05th February 2019
  2. Jeffrey Fall

Society today seems inundated with visual images of human sexuality. You see it everywhere: ads in the newspaper, scenes on television and in movies, magazines, the Internet, and on the street—people wearing tight or skimpy clothing that screams, "Look at me!" It all encourages roving eyes and roving minds. Is all this perfectly harmless, or does it have a...

Read More...

Shields Up!

  1. 02nd February 2019
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

The world is fraught with dangers of every description: robberies, murders, rapes and assaults occur in every venue, whether school classrooms and hallways, places of work, store parking lots, sidewalks, highways or homes. We all need a protective shield.

Read More...

Empty Shelves

  1. 29th January 2019
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

The words “Winter Storm Watch”—or any kind of snow or ice in the forecast—seem to trigger an urgent need for bread. I’m sure you’ve seen it. Within minutes of a wintry weather forecast, supermarket and convenience store shelves are emptied. Jokes are made about it and fun is poked at those who react this way to routine news for the season. It shows the...

Read More...

Don't Be a Nicolaitan

  1. 26th January 2019
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Who are the Nicolaitans mentioned in the second chapter of the Book of Revelation? Were they some small, heretical sect that separated from the worldly body of professing Christians during the first and second centuries? Did they die out? Do they exist anywhere today?

Read More...

You Really Do Want to Know

  1. 24th January 2019
  2. Brian Pomicter

There is a natural curiosity that young children possess. They look upon scenic environs with wonderment, awed by the beauty and the variety of plant and animal life they encounter. What a child sees is unfiltered and not yet fully processed and categorized—making what they see new and captivating.

Read More...

Nothing Is Too Hard

  1. 22nd January 2019
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

The very young often encounter things too hard for them. Within just a few years, however, a young man at the peak of his mental and physical capacities can feel that nothing is too hard—but all too quickly we learn of our limitations. A young man and young woman also, I’m sure, can feel nearly invincible. But life quickly passes and our physical prowess fades....

Read More...

Take the "Dys" Out of Dysfunctional!

  1. 19th January 2019
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

What happened to the “functional” family? You know, the one with a Dad and a Mom and children centered around the home, doing the things families do, working together, playing together, laughing and sometimes crying together?

Read More...

Pages