Are you one of those really amazing crafty people who can create beautiful objects out of ordinary material?
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Is there a mystery attached to the terms religion and spirituality?
We live in days where my understanding fails me. I do not understand many of the images and soundbites I see and hear.
Monday, January 18, 2021
John Adams, second President of the United States, made the following entry in his diary on February 22, 1756.
Saturday, January 16, 2021
In Proverbs 11:17, we are reminded that our soul is nourished when we are kind, but we destroy ourselves when we are cruel. Proverbs 11:17 is a verse by which to live.
Happy New Year to everyone! We are off and running into 2021.
Monday, January 11, 2021
Ethan Hunt, Jim Phelps, Dan Briggs… these guys were all the ones challenged, if they chose to accept it, a mission to save the world. The familiar theme of Mission: Impossible is so very well known, you can probably hum it.
Sunday, January 10, 2021
This is the promised second part from last week’s regarding the 1978 Winslow Oil Fire. Early on a Tuesday morning Jan. 10 there was an explosion and subsequent fire at the Winslow Oil Company facility just off West Grubbs St. It engulfed the entire business and posed a threat to the surround…
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Friday, January 08, 2021
As we enter a new year, our lives will bring about many choices to make and our responses to the many temptations that will confront us. Life is full of options. We make them from the earliest years of our life until the day we die.
The Scriptures are filled with God’s wisdom and instruction for living. As we begin a new year, I think about one such nugget of wisdom that God breathed into His word—insight that can transform this new year into the kind of year He desires for you and me.
Is It Really New?
The Bible is our handbook for Christian doctrine and conduct. In Paul’s letter to Titus, you will find instructions that outline what our behavior should be. “But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine: That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in p…
Thursday, January 07, 2021
Several years ago, I was quite ill with gastrointestinal issues, fevers up to 104.5 degrees, lethargy, significantly elevated blood pressure readings, and debilitating fatigue.
That’s the number of minutes in an average year.
We thought a lot about the cast and characters of the Nativity all through the season of Advent.
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Recently, I participated in a discussion about the origin of Santa’s red suit. History.com details an interesting account of Santa’s evolution.
Editor’s Note: Due to a very hefty letters to Santa section last week, we held the Church page which includes Pastor Chuck Hartman’s weekly column. Still, today’s edition (Dec. 31) is sort of around the Christmas holiday, so why not give Pat’s column a read.
Editor’s Note: Due to a very hefty letters to Santa section last week, we held the Church page which includes Pat Throckmorton’s weekly column. Still, today’s edition (Dec. 31) is sort of around the Christmas holiday, so why not give Pat’s column a read.
I’m a fan of The West Wing, which recently left Netflix for Peacock streaming.
Zacharias was an aging priest that day, When the words of an angel nearly blew him away.