The End of Roe v. Wade?

  1. 06th November 2018
  2. Mark Sandor

On Saturday, October 6, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court. His confirmation has brought up a question that seemed totally out of the question just a few years ago: Could the Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade? Roe v. Wade, an infamous Supreme Court case from 1973, ruled that abortions were protected by the 14th Amendment’s focus on...


Compromise—Good Idea, or Bad Idea?

  1. 03rd November 2018
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Many extol the virtues of compromise, especially in politics. Some historical compromises were made to avoid conflicts, wars, and loss of life. But, is compromise always a good idea? One meaning of compromise is an agreement reached by each side making concessions. A compromise about what to have for dinner, or deciding what television program or movie to watch...


The Way of Peace They Have Not Known

  1. 01st November 2018
  2. Adrian Käfer (guest columnist)

British archeologist and historian Professor Ian Morris of Stanford University once gave an interview to a German magazine, in which he was asked about the meaning of war. He had recently published a book entitled War! What Is It Good For? in which he proposed that wars have made the world a better place (Der Spiegel, January 6, 2014).


Halloween—A Treat or a Trick?

  1. 30th October 2018
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

In the coming weeks, tens of millions of children the world over will be getting ready to dress up in strange costumes and scary-faced masks to go door to door and beg for candy treats by saying, "Trick or treat!" At the same time, teens and adults are also getting ready to attend parties and gatherings to celebrate this strange holiday by donning costumes that...


Delivering Ahaz: The Immanuel Prophecy

  1. 27th October 2018
  2. Wyatt Ciesielka

This is the story of God’s faithfulness triumphing over ancient king Ahaz’ faithlessness. This is the story of God giving temporary deliverance to Judah despite Ahaz. This is also the story of God promising future deliverance by Another.


Memories of My Dad

  1. 25th October 2018
  2. Winston Gosse

My Dad was a hard and dedicated worker. He always had ongoing projects around the house and made sure his sons in particular were contributors to those projects. He knew how to work hard, but also cherished play and instruction time with his children. He had little schooling, only achieving second grade, but he had an educated heart.


Are You a Hater?

  1. 23rd October 2018
  2. Roger Meyer (guest columnist)

Television and Internet news is littered with images of demonstrators holding “hater” signs and chanting a mantra of “Don’t be a hater!” Is it wrong to disagree with the beliefs and the ways some people live and act, and even to hate things that are wrong?


What Is "Hot"? What Is Not?

  1. 20th October 2018
  2. J. Davy Crockett III

The uses of words in our language changes and evolves constantly. Our burgeoning technology brings with it new words, some of which seem meaningless. Who knew what a “selfie” was until the ubiquitous smart phone made digital cameras and the transmission of photos so popular—particularly in conjunction with social media and YouTube, where one’s everyday...


Letting Go of Hate

  1. 18th October 2018
  2. Mickey Mayeaux (1954-2018)

My wife and I were patiently standing shoulder to shoulder on the crowded upper level of the Eiffel Tower, waiting to take a picture of the exhilarating view as the sun slowly dipped into the horizon. I suddenly felt a slight tug at my pocket, and in a flash my wallet was gone—I had been pickpocketed! What a heart-shattering end to what was going to be one of...


The power to choose

  1. 16th October 2018
  2. Jeffrey Fall

We Americans pride ourselves in our freedom. Freedom of choice is a hallmark of our national identity and our heritage. We have the freedom to choose how we will live our lives. Sadly many individuals do not realize that freedom of choice carries the potential for great good in our lives as well as the potential for great harm.