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BFF, The Why’s

BFF, The Why’s

How many times have you heard a joke about BFFs?  Like:  What does a 20 something say when asked about their BFFs? I gotta lotta best friends. Some of them…

God Chose Prophets

God Chose Prophets

What does the word “prophet” mean?  Going back to the original Hebrew definition, we find that the root word means “to bubble forth;” therefore, the true prophet chosen by God…

Can I Get a Witness?

Can I Get a Witness?

Recently, I read a story about witnessing: When he was the pastor of the Methodist church in Scarborough, William Sangster had an eccentric member who tried to be a zealous…

Three Minutes of Fame

Three Minutes of Fame

We just had the longest Bored Supervisor meeting in the history of Stump County.  It lasted until it was time for all of us to go home and milk cows.…

Handling Stress Well?

Handling Stress Well?

What does your schedule look like?  Kids, Work, Church, Housework, Friends, Family, Health Issues, School, Football, Soccer, Cheerleading, Band…  Are they all adding pressure to your already busy schedule?   …

The Family Business

The Family Business

Many of you know people who received the mentorship of their parents and entered the family profession.  In my community, Ronnie learned how to be a farmer from his father…

Outer and Inner Mysteries

Outer and Inner Mysteries

Any thinking person will admit the mystery of the universe with its vast spaces and myriad constellations.  However, the mystery of man’s life is just as astonishing.  A concept that…

So Many Sayings

So Many Sayings

This reporter is always on the lookout for a different slant on things.  As I looked back over some of my notes from the past, I came across “sayings” that…

One Man Doing Right is a Majority

One Man Doing Right is a Majority

Before ascending to Heaven to be at the right hand of His Father, Jesus comforted His disciples with the following promise: “ Fear not, little flock; for it is your…

How Forgiven Are We?

How Forgiven Are We?

Psalm 52 in the Bible is a poem of confession. And it makes two vital points. When I hide my sin, God is against me. Or as the poet put…