President’s Perspective: The Cast and Crew

I’m hooked on Disney+. It wasn’t my plan. My original plan was to purchase a subscription and keep it for one month, just long enough to watch a few movies with the family over Christmas. But that was before I saw the promos for WandaVision, Marvel’s nine-episode miniseries exclusively on Disney+, with episodes dropping every […]

Comic Belief: Rhinos and Buffalo Birds

Across the grasslands of East Africa live some of nature’s most fascinating animals. The rhinoceros, a two-horned terror of tremendous speed, size and agility is feared by most of the creatures of the wild. Only the buffalo bird has no fear of the rhino. These birds perch on the back of the rhino. Some even […]

Editor’s Word: What in the World Is Going On?

Recently, 33 LGBTQ students at Christian colleges sued the United States Department of Education, claiming they were discriminated against, and that a section of Title IX that allows religious exemptions is unconstitutional. A nonprofit called the Religious Exemption Accountability Project is representing the students. The REAP states on its website that its mission is to […]

Editor’s Word: Racism and the Family

Racism is the belief that a particular race is superior to others. It is discrimination or prejudice based on race. Race, on the other hand, is defined as a group of persons connected by common descent or origin. In the broad sense, we all belong to the same race because we are all descended from […]

Outside the Walls: Shifts of Pandemic Proportions

Do you remember where you were when …? The event that follows shifted history: — Man walked on the moon. — The plane flew into the World Trade Center. — A virus shut down the world. The past year has shifted life as we knew it. Greetings shifted from a handshake to a fist bump. […]

Comic Belief: Keep It in the Fairways

One advantage of being in a different city each week is that I get to play golf with many people. I love golf. It’s like business. You work hard to get to the green and you wind up in the hole. Golf is actually a great game for dealing with difficult people. You can put […]

Letter: More Grace and Humility Needed

Once again, I found myself sitting in worship privately grieving that the pastor of the church would give his forced resignation at the end of the service. Please, God, not again! While the secular world “fires” people, I do not give up hope that His Church will do this differently. After all, this pastor was […]

Wholly Healthy: Growing Old

One of the hardest things in medicine is watching as adult children have to contend with the decline of their parents. It is always a time of adjustment and struggle for all parties when recently healthy, independent parents become incapable of functioning as before. It seems only rational then to plan for that time. This […]

Editor’s Word: Racism and the Family

Racism is the belief that a particular race is superior to others. It is discrimination or prejudice based on race. Race, on the other hand, is defined as a group of persons connected by common descent or origin. In the broad sense, we all belong to the same race because we are all descended from […]

Outside the Walls: Small Town, Big Deal

I remember the day that our world changed in the small town where I grew up. Everyone was talking about it. It was the buzz of the school. The men at the drug store who met for coffee each morning talked about it all week. The local newspaper even ran a story. Hardees was opening […]