Do your job!

Do your job!

Most of those who read my column work: paid employment, volunteer work, tasks around the house and yard – work, if left undone – would cre...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Treasures in the trash

Treasures in the trash

I guess you could call me a hoarder, at least when it comes to memorabilia and clothes. I don’t feel like the label fits, but my wife keeps tell...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Stopping the madness at four-way stops

Stopping the madness at four-way stops

My grasp of the workings of a four-way stop are as follows: all four ways stop. On the face of it, this does not seem to be too complicated. Nor does ...

January 14th, 2019 |  



No church, plenty of soccer

No church, plenty of soccer

We have officially endured our first winter storm of the season, and for the most part I believe we have made it through.I always enjoy watching the r...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Our God is strong-armed

Our God is strong-armed

Last time, I described a certain gift given to me by one of my boys. But, there was another given, which bears significant spiritual truth for us to c...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: ‘Faith without works is dead’

Search the Scriptures: ‘Faith without works is dead’

Who could argue against the proposition that Faith is a central component of what it means to be a Christian?“Without faith it is impossible to ...

January 10th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: A time of new beginnings

God’s Kids Korner: A time of new beginnings

This is an exciting time. It is the beginning of a brand new year - 2019. Some people like to make New Year’s resolutions or promises to themsel...

January 10th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: No better day than today

A Hunger for More: No better day than today

It has become a deeply held personal conviction of mine that most of the money, energy, time and passion that we expend in pursuing what we think will...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: Discipleship, it starts in the heart

Cross Words: Discipleship, it starts in the heart

This week marks the beginning of a series on discipleship. Why? Because this word holds significant importance. I believe it’s my word for 2019....

January 10th, 2019 |  


Along the Garden Path: Gearing up for the 2019 garden

Along the Garden Path: Gearing up for the 2019 garden

It’s time to start thinking about our 2019 gardens – with that, the 2019 All-America Selections Winners have been announced!For 86 years, ...

January 10th, 2019 |