In a storm of life? Press on

In a storm of life? Press on

This past Sunday I shared a message from Philippians 3:13 where Paul said, “Brothers, I do not consider myself to have taken hold of it. But one...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Trust the Lord in 2017

Trust the Lord in 2017

My “Life Verse” (a verse that I memorized when I first became a Christian that has helped me in my daily walk) is Proverbs 3:5-6, which sa...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Is the cup half empty or half full?

Is the cup half empty or half full?

Many things in life have me in a tangle of confusion. I try to put on a good face so that nobody knows how confused I am at the time. I think I get aw...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Diocese of Columbus names new development director

COLUMBUS — Andrea C. Pannell has been appointed as director of development of the Diocese of Columbus, according to an announcement by the Most ...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


’Twas the night before Christmas

’Twas the night before Christmas

Unlike me in many ways, the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage begins her Christmas shopping in January and by August, she is in full shopping mode. T...

December 23rd, 2016 updated: December 23rd, 2016. |  


Whiter than snow

Whiter than snow

We received our first snowfall on Tuesday of this week. I just love snow. (I know that I probably lost about half of those reading this column because...

December 16th, 2016 |  


The Merrification of Christmas

The Merrification of Christmas

I was relaxing one afternoon this past week when the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage approached me with a request. It is very difficult for me to d...

December 16th, 2016 |  


Be where God puts you and be blessed

Be where God puts you and be blessed

Tuesday night of this week, Beth and I attended the Metro Columbus Associational Pastors and Wives Christmas Dinner at Der Dutchman restaurant in Plai...

December 9th, 2016 |  


There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home

In Luke 15:11-24, we read what Charles Dickens said is “the greatest short story in history.” Even if you don’t go to church on a re...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


The only contest I really win each year

The only contest I really win each year

I am somewhat of a competitive person, in some degree. I like a good challenge and I certainly like to win. Going up against the Gracious Mistress of ...

December 2nd, 2016 |