President’s Perspective: A Queen And God’s Faithfulness

“The name of the only Queen in Israel’s history.” A nice piece of Bible trivia that would make a great Bible Jeopardy clue. But more than trivia, the events surrounding her reign are a powerful story of God’s providence, faithfulness, and our response. It was the eighth century B.C., long after the northern 10 tribes […]

Editor’s Word: We Need Godly Fathers

The absence of fathers in homes has a powerful and damaging impact, while the active involvement of fathers with their children is positively related to good outcomes for kids that helps them throughout life. We need fathers who are physically present in the home, emotionally involved with their children, and spiritually strong in the Christian […]

Outside the Walls: Shift of Pandemic Proportions 2

The day the world stopped, mY schedule was slammed. It began with workouts that morning about 5 a.m., rush to get the kids moving, meetings to attend, a 30-minute interstate commute that could easily triple in a split second, Dad’s sports shuttle and dinner in the car as we traveled to baseball practice and games, […]

Wholly Healthy: Got a Headache?

Headaches come in many varieties. Perhaps the most common are simply muscle-tension headaches, in which muscles of the neck and scalp contract and cause garden-variety misery. This time of year, some headaches are precipitated by allergies, as nasal congestion and sinus fullness cause irritation and pain. Similarly, sinus infections cause many headaches and are typically […]

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 […]