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· 12:33pm July 11th, 2014
A high school classmate who now works in education recently posted a link on Facebook that addressed the connection between the lack of recess time for students and the increase in young students being diagnosed with ADHD. This reminded me of something I read a while ago. I was sitting in a waiting room when I found proof that, yes, indeed, there is such a thing as a stupid question.
· 10:47am July 7th, 2014
I first heard or maybe read this trademark, "If You See Something, Say Something", when it was used by the Department of Homeland Security. Come to find out the trademark is owned by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Corporation New York. Its usage was intended to raise awareness and prevent terrorism.
· 10:30pm July 4th, 2014
So, last time we discussed the question, “What is Christianity?” The last two articles I’ve written present a biblical perspective for answering this question. There are many things that Christianity is- there are certain ‘marks’ or ‘characteristics’ that indicate the presence of authentic Christianity in a person or group of persons, the church.
· 1:15pm July 3rd, 2014
Years ago, I bought some old (late 19th century) books at a book sale for an organization in Independence. One of those contained the following poem, written around Centennial of our country. I have not seen any poem that comes close to capturing the celebration, sacrifice and commitment that Will Carleton expressed in his poem.
· 11:55am July 3rd, 2014
Ok, my pale-face sihkiss*, it’s time for us to have a pow-wow. We need to gather at the teepee, pass around the peace pipe and bury the hatchet about this NFL name thing. As a white guy who has enough Native American blood to have had a few people question my ethnicity but not quite enough to have my own casino, I have a bit more interest in this issue than most people.
· 7:13pm June 22nd, 2014
To the Editor: (Portions of reprint REPRINTED FROM THE COLORADO SPRINGS GAZETTE) DISTRIBUTED BY CREATORS.COM This has to do with the problem that rural citizens will have with ACA. It is extimated that 20% of small (rural) hospitals will close largely due to ACA. “Obamacare was supposed to ease burdens for most Americans, if not all.
· 10:55am June 20th, 2014
So, “What is Christianity?” This is the question that has followed us through the last couple articles, a question that I believe many people are asking. To summarize, here’s what we’ve seen so far: Real Christianity is: 1)...not by works but by faith. 2)..
· 6:18am June 13th, 2014
In the last article, I posed a question that I think a lot of people are asking:, “What is Christianity?” And the most likely reason they’re asking the question is because they’re confused- confused by the wide diversity of lifestyles, commitments, interests, philosophies, decisions, and ‘religious’ activities of the many ‘Christians’ they know.
· 10:56am June 12th, 2014
By Frank Van Steenhuyse There is a quiet, behind the scenes, hard-working group of people in town who contribute so much to our community but yet go mostly unnoticed. Some work alone. Some work in groups. Some belong to clubs. They spend a lot of time on their knees. They get dirty and sweaty.
· 10:45am June 6th, 2014
I will never forget the time Dean came home and said, "You would not believe what happened today." He explained that Mike and Carolyn had come into the office to discuss the right to burn their leaves...a man in a wheelchair and his blind wife. We both got a chuckle out of that and thought, "What???" Little did we know that our knowledge of what this couple could and couldn't do was about to be challenged by two very capable people.