Star Trek: Beyond, a fitting 50th tribute

Star Trek: Beyond, a fitting 50th tribute

In 2009, Paramount Pictures released “Star Trek,” a modern, big screen, retelling of the classic science fiction television series created...

August 10th, 2016 |  


A GOP friend? Get a dog

A GOP friend? Get a dog

My late uncle, Bill Kibler, a staunch Republican, used to regularly go into conniption fits over the fact that the Democratic Party does a much better...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Are you listening with your heart?

Are you listening with your heart?

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.I wish I could do a pull-up for every time someone did not really hear me. Now I know why.I ...

August 8th, 2016 |  



Do all religions lead to heaven?

Do all religions lead to heaven?

The stacks of books was teetering as they were stacked one upon the other.It was this past Sunday morning in my adult Sunday school class. I had begun...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Light is greater than the darkness

Light is greater than the darkness

Okay, I admit it. I am tempted sometimes to feel troubled by the times.From the point of view of someone who believes that there is such a thing as &#...

August 4th, 2016 |  


When is a person truly saved?

When is a person truly saved?

Jesus Christ offers salvation. He says plainly in Mark 16:16, “He who believes and is baptized will be saved.” He says in John 10:9, ̶...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Forty-one years strong and I still like her

Forty-one years strong and I still like her

On Aug. 9, Terry and I will be married for 41 years. And, after 41 years, I still like her.I am really not quite sure when I first realized that I lik...

August 4th, 2016 |  


What do you really value?

What do you really value?

You may have heard the sentence, “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”Jesus said those words in the Bible, Luke 12:...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Has your box become your coffin?

Has your box become your coffin?

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.These days when someone asks me where I work, I find myself answering in verbs rather than i...

August 1st, 2016 |  


There is good, there is bad

There is good, there is bad

Donald Trump has proven himself to be one of the most effective communicators in modern political history, not only by taking advantage of social medi...

August 1st, 2016 |