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Pastor Column-, Religion-Religion - Thoughts from the laundromat

I’m writing in Speed Wash. It isn’t the place anybody would choose to spend time. I have found, however, that I am comfortable here.

Pastor Column-Thoughts from the laundromat

I’m writing in Speed Wash. It isn’t the place anybody would choose to spend time. I have found, however, that I am comfortable here.

Pastor Column-There's nothing like a mother — appreciate her

Mothers. Everyone has a mother. Most women desire to have a child. And there isn’t a more admirable and fulfilling role than being a mother. Motherhood is one of God’s great gifts to humanity. Even in the animal world, motherhood is amazing to observe.

Pastor Column-, Religion-Column - In life, you must be present to win

During part of my growing up years, we lived on a farm. The highlight of driving into town was being able to go to the Western Auto Department Store.

Pastor Column-In life, you must be present to win

During part of my growing up years, we lived on a farm. The highlight of driving into town was being able to go to the Western Auto Department Store.

Pastor Column-Column - Bible’s ‘perilous times’ are here

The Word of God declares that in the last days “evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived” (II Timothy 3:13).

Pastor Column-The 'perilous times' foretold in the Bible are here

The Word of God declares that in the last days “evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived” (II Timothy 3:13).

Pastor Column-, Religion-Column - Thankfulness is the noblest of virtues

“If ingratitude be numbered among the serious sins, then gratitude takes its place among the noblest of virtues.” —Thomas S. Monson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Pastor Column-Thankfulness is the noblest of virtues

“If ingratitude be numbered among the serious sins, then gratitude takes its place among the noblest of virtues.” —Thomas S. Monson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Pastor Column-Column - Become the person you want others to be

Are there certain people who just drive you crazy, who you’d rather do life without?

Pastor Column-Become the person you want others to be

Are there certain people who just drive you crazy, who you’d rather do life without? Imagine we’re in your backyard barbecuing and that neighbor who throws parties until morning light pokes his head over your fence to say something obnoxious, again. The truth of the matter is, the world is full of people who are well able to drain the life right out of you.

Pastor Column-The Resurrection of Jesus: Did the disciples hallucinate?

Resurrection in ancient Jewish thought involved the re-creation of a dead human being, body and soul. The new body is immortal and cannot suffer or die again, but lives in God’s new world free of strife and disease. The Jews who believed this thought it would only happen at the end of time.

Pastor Column-, Religion-Column - Let faithfulness be the legacy you leave

It was little more than a month ago on Feb. 23. I was seated in the sanctuary at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Ga., with about 3,000 other worshippers as we reminded one another of the resurrection of Lord Jesus and gave thanks to God for the wonderful life of Steve Hayner, who had passed from life to life eternal on Jan. 31.

Pastor Column-Mystics invited to come out of closet

There is a thread through the major religions called the Perennial Philosophy that has found the ego or separate self to be illusory, and life in all its diverse forms to be One Being, without a second.

Pastor Column-We need Jesus now more than ever

We live in troubled times. In the Middle East, innocent people are being put to death by Islamic terrorists, and among the dead are Christians who are remaining faithful to Jesus.

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