Humanity and the press

Humanity and the press

In regard to the recent shooting tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, there are individuals I’ve seen calling the media vultures, telli...

August 9th, 2019 updated: August 10th, 2019. |  


It must run in the family

It must run in the family

About nineteen years ago, I wrote an article about taking Jamin and Micaiah squirrel hunting up on the hill behind the house. Along the way, they arme...

August 8th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: There is no fear in love

Search the Scriptures: There is no fear in love

Righteous Daniel, minister of kings and faithful servant of the Almighty God, perceiving that the seventy years of his people’s captivity was co...

August 8th, 2019 |  



A Hunger for More: His ‘catalytic presence’

A Hunger for More: His ‘catalytic presence’

One of the things I find truly remarkable about Jesus’ earthly ministry is the fact of His catalytic presence and the controversy that constantl...

August 8th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: What do you really value?

God’s Kids Korner: 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 8th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: The response after redemption

Cross Words: The response after redemption

In the words of John Newton’s 1779 hymn, “Amazing grace! How sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me. I once was lost, but now am foun...

August 8th, 2019 |  


Aging is not for the weak

Aging is not for the weak

It seems we do everything to live longer. We try to eat right (I’m lying), we exercise (still lying), and go to the doctor regularly (when force...

August 7th, 2019 |  


Ladders can be tricky- and dangerous

Ladders can be tricky- and dangerous

This story began on June 14, 2019. I was in the living room reading when someone came in with more than a little blood on his leg and a T-shirt held i...

August 7th, 2019 |  


Church in the lonesome pines

Church in the lonesome pines

My wife’s late mother, Margaret Whitt Freeman, grew up in southwest Virginia not far from the Clinch Mountains, where the air is pure, the strea...

August 6th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: Becoming skilled in the word

Search the Scriptures: Becoming skilled in the word

When we are introduced to the man, Ezra, in the Bible, we read the following concerning him: “He was a scribe skilled in the Law of Moses that t...

August 1st, 2019 |