We still don’t get it

As a global community, it seems we still don’t get it.Perhaps it emanates from some compelling need to place blame after tragic acts such as thi...

June 14th, 2016 |  


I am your American flag

I am your American flag

I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored. I’m your American flag.With 13 stars for colonies clamori...

June 13th, 2016 |  


Social Security recognizes Men’s Health Week

This year, we observe National Men’s Health Week from June 13 to 19. It so happens that Father’s Day falls on the last day of Men’s ...

June 10th, 2016 |  



The dirtiest, most divine sactuary

The dirtiest, most divine sactuary

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.The sanctuary in which I’ve experienced the most divine bliss is landscaped with mud, ...

June 10th, 2016 |  


Jesus saves those who are lost

Jesus saves those who are lost

He has just finished counting the “profits” from the past week when he hears a low murmur from outside.Zacchaeus looks out the window and ...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Hungry for what matters most

Hungry for what matters most

I have told this story before, but it seems good to re-tell it.Years ago, our family once had to leave church quickly for a 60-mile trip to make a 2 p...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Christ in us makes us do right

Christ in us makes us do right

Galatians 2:20 says, ” So I am not the one living now — it is Christ living in me. I still live in my body, but I live by faith in the Son...

June 9th, 2016 |  


Why are you waiting?

Why are you waiting?

Saul of Tarsus waited three days in the city of Damascus for someone to tell him what he needed to do (cf. Acts 9:8-9).It was no doubt a trying three ...

June 9th, 2016 |  


What it takes to be an effective citizen

What it takes to be an effective citizen

It’s so easy in a presidential election year to forget that our system is not about a single person.This year especially, when the dynamics of t...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Zoo tragedy made worse by mob ‘justice’ of online comments

It would be nice if someone just unplugged the internet for a while.A mostly unintentional trip over the big wire that connects everyone across intell...

June 7th, 2016 |