I’ll do it first thing tomorrow

I’ll do it first thing tomorrow

You would think being a husband as long as I have been I would have learned the fine art of negotiating with my wife.When I got married, somebody told...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Smoking or non-smoking?

Smoking or non-smoking?

Many people have the wrong idea about the devil. They picture him dressed in a red suit, with a long tail and holding a pitchfork in his hand. They jo...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


The strange myth of multitasking

The strange myth of multitasking

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage is an expert when it comes to multitasking. Although I have lived with her for over 45 years, I still do not kn...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Don’t give up — keep climbing

Don’t give up — keep climbing

Beth and I have recently started a new way of life. It’s called a “fitness program!”We both want to get healthy and feel better abou...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Where are you?

Where are you?

When Beth and I were raising our four boys, there were many times we would need to call out to them to see where they were and what they were doing. T...

February 9th, 2017 |  


I’m not a coffeeholic or am I?

I’m not a coffeeholic or am I?

Nothing smells better in the morning than a fresh pot of coffee in the kitchen. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage has it set so that at a certain...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Our days are in his hands

Our days are in his hands

South African pastor Andrew Murray was visiting England in 1895. While he was there, he began to experience a severe back pain from a previous injury....

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Why did God give us winter?

Why did God give us winter?

Living in Florida my idea of winter is anytime the temperature drops below 60 degrees. At that point, I do the shiver-me-timbers dance. You don’...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


How to overcome temptation

How to overcome temptation

Yesterday, I was in a Kmart store. I cannot remember the last time I shopped at Kmart, but I stopped, went in and began to look around to see if there...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Retirement reception for Pastor Conrad planned

Retirement reception for Pastor Conrad planned

Pastor Phil Conrad, pastor of Cornerstone Church of Christ in Christian Union, will be retiring at the end of January. The church is hosting a retirem...

January 26th, 2017 |