I was rearranging some bookshelves to make room for a few new books when it happened. I was in for a surprise and did not quite know it. There behind some books on my bookshelf was an old family photo album I had not seen in years.
“Sticks and stone may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Whoever said this has never had someone speak badly to them.
Jesus said, “I am the Good Shepherd. I know mine and mine know me.”
I am of the opinion that standing in line is not a career although I have been so employed most of my life.
• St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Parish Hall, 32 S. Williams St., South Charleston, will be hosting the Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry at 10 a.m. on Saturdays, May 16, July 18, Aug. 22, Sept. 26 and Oct. 17. Bring identification.
Religious persecution isn't new. The Jews faced it from the Greeks in the second century Before Christ. The story of the Maccabees reports how they responded by fighting for their faith. Some Christians do not include First and Second Maccabees...
Have you traveled by air lately? Or maybe you've ridden in a cab? Or got onto a bus? Or maybe you've gone to the dentist or optometrist recently?
April 15 is the time of the year when Americans can communicate with their government. I cannot testify for anyone else, but I look forward to this marvelous opportunity and I am careful not to waste it.
Four of my favorite Theologians, John, Paul, George and Ringo (The Beatles), introduced a song in 1965 with the lyrics, “Help, I need somebody. Help, not just anybody. Help, you know I need someone. Help!”
The Indiana Religious Freedom Law drew a strong reaction from gay rights activists. The problem seems to be that to protect the rights of one group the rights of another may be violated. Do gays have more rights than conservative...
We have just passed through the most celebrated week of the Christian year. One noted Bible scholar once punned, “Without Easter there would be no Christmas!”
Is your church growing and going or is your church dying? You can answer that by asking yourself a question about your church: “When was the last time someone got saved at my church?”