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Rev. Dr. Charles Stanley, a great pastor and theologian of our times, authored a book entitled “31 Life Principles.” The very first life princ…

Age has nothing to do with finitude. It has everything to do with an ever-widening awareness of the vicissitudes of perspective, the heightene…

Simeon (Luke 2.25-32) led a life of righteous devotion. Living in a land occupied by Rome and all of the hardships that imposed, Simeon stood …

There may have been a time in a person’s willful life, a time before he believed, when the whole of the Christian story seemed improbable. The…

As it is my habit to wake early and pray and absorb my devotion, when on a recent unsuspecting morning I was reading with an intent to underst…

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One of the challenges of Scripture is identifying with the people and situations presented. So often in the Bible, people say the perfect thin…

In my mind, I’m traveling across the South Carolina sand hills, driving the backroads passing landmarks so familiar each barely receives notic…

Church members and volunteers at Sherwood at Rome helped make Christmas a little bit brighter recently when they hosted Hope for the Hungry, p…

It is indeed the most wonderful time of the year, the Christmas Season. You will not find the word Christmas in the Bible, but Christmas means…

Tis the season when those two familiar characters re-emerge on our television screens and in our psyches. Scrooge and Marley. Marley spent his…

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by and that has made all the difference.”

There I sat, thoughtless, blank, depleted of any idea for this column. It wasn’t so much writer’s block but more that the bathtub I call my br…

In many of the Christian faith traditions including Catholicism, today we begin Advent, the beginning of another church year. And each year on…

Tollierville was a particular type of town, populated with a particular type of people. Each lived in a particular type of house characterized…

One of the most beloved and respected men in the Bible is King David, a very gifted, talented and anointed man of God whom God declared … “I h…

I have come to accept the varied interpretations of Biblical reading, even when different and of apparent contradiction and not of my own, to …

Elijah was having a very difficult season of ministry. He’d been preaching a word nobody wanted to hear, but things really went sideways when …

Some years ago when I dedicated myself to a life of daily prayer and devotion, after a time, I became quite discouraged. This may seem an odd …

There are those who say it is time for God to come and right the wrongs and sufferings of this world. The thought goes like this: God is God, …

The day promised sunshine. Robert and Barbara left the house early to allow for stops along the way and enjoy the views. Red Bald mountain del…

If you are part of any sort of group that gets together you will certainly understand what I’m talking about. It might be a book club or peopl…

Which lie do you prefer? The one protecting a friend or loved one? Maybe, the one that hurts the intended. How about the lie you tell yourself…

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