Today’s Challenges: Thanksgiving always

Today’s Challenges: Thanksgiving always

Having just completed our book on our lives in Africa I was reminded of all of the ways God has blessed our lives. He mostly uses our fellow Christian...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Preacher’s Point: Faithfulness, stewardship – What to do?

Preacher’s Point: Faithfulness, stewardship – What to do?

Christians have been anticipating the return of Jesus Christ since the Apostles watched Him ascend into heaven. Have you ever wondered what we are to ...

December 3rd, 2017 |  


Versailles News: We’re on the advent of Christmas

Versailles News: We’re on the advent of Christmas

It seems like the Christmas season starts earlier each year, but I’m happy to say this weekend truly begins the Christmas season with Advent beg...

December 1st, 2017 |  


DCCA News: ‘Tis the season

DCCA News: ‘Tis the season

The festive holiday season is upon us with all of its joy and stress and tradition and stress and significance and stress impacting lives in myriad wa...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Can I Sing? No

Can I Sing? No

Why study music or literature or art? Even after years of effort, there is so much to learn that we can barely scratch the surface. Why bother?As a fr...

November 30th, 2017 |  


St. Mary’s News – November

St. Mary’s News – November

I am not sure to which authorities I report this, but someone has made off with the majority of November. I am positive I was making jack-o-lanterns w...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Amish Cook: Hot from the oven breadsticks

Amish Cook: Hot from the oven breadsticks

As I write this I am holding our dear foster son, Jesse, who is just over a month old. Only this time I am not in thecomfort of our rocker in our livi...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Preparing daughters for the minefields of harassment

As the father of only girls, I’ve always worried about how my young ladies will be treated by the males they encounter through life.I’ve o...

November 29th, 2017 |  


A Grandparent’s Voice: A season of kindness

A Grandparent’s Voice: A season of kindness

Thanksgiving is over. It seems that Christmas trees have already brightened many homes. The shopping frenzy has begun. My friend Jo Anne joined us for...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: Black Friday strategy

Back Around the House II: Black Friday strategy

Sometime during the Thanksgiving Day festivities at our house the women got together and made their plans for big sales the next day.Their strategy wa...

November 29th, 2017 |