A mustard seed of faith goes a long way

A mustard seed of faith goes a long way

One day, Jesus was talking to His Disciples when one of them turned to Him and said, “Lord, increase our faith.”Jesus answered, “If ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Prepare wisely to meet God

Prepare wisely to meet God

It is an awesome prospect about meeting God. But, people tend to not give it much serious consideration until life, limb or well-being is threatened.W...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Job creation is happening all around us

Last month, we wrote that although it’s easy to see all of the things that are not going well in our communities, we sometimes fail to see the m...

September 28th, 2016 |  



Police and skunks deserve admiration

Police and skunks deserve admiration

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.You reach into a bag of apples often enough and you eventually will pull out a rotting one. ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Respect for men, women in blue

Respect for men, women in blue

Emotion and writing is such a volatile mixture.Succumb fully to emotion and writing becomes ranting; squelch all emotion and writing becomes a barren ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Reader feels ‘can’t go home again’

Dear Editor,This is a mixed bag of opinions. First, had a really sincere, best-ever 50th class reunion (PPHS Class of ‘66). Time flies, memories...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Organization, communication are key in journalism

Organization, communication are key in journalism

Journalism is a profession in which one can, moment to moment, experience and feel just about anything.We see some amazing things that happen and peri...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Social Security covers children battling cancer

The effects of cancer on our society are devastating for those directly and indirectly dealing with the disease.Sadly, thousands of people under the a...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


With God, things are always as they seem

With God, things are always as they seem

Currents of popular opinion sweep about us like whitewater waves swirling down the narrow ravine of everyday living.They threaten to sweep us off our ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Are we building up or tearing down?

Are we building up or tearing down?

One of the values of the wonderful book of Proverbs is that the inspired wisdom within often hits quite close to home. We do well to reflect upon the ...

September 22nd, 2016 |