The Christmas Gift Money Can’t Buy

The Christmas Gift Money Can’t Buy

Is your Christmas shopping getting too expensive? One of the chief indictments of our Christmas holiday is that it has become a materialistic event instead of a sacred celebration.  I did an internet search on expensive Christmas gifts.  On Amazon you can get 18 carat...
Christmas Light Can Bring Hope

Christmas Light Can Bring Hope

Hope can be the difference between life and death. During World War II, six pilots took off from an aircraft carrier in the North Atlantic to scout some enemy submarines. While they were gone, the captain of the carrier was forced to issue a blackout alarm. The ship...
U.S. Flag Retirement

U.S. Flag Retirement

I am a happy member of the Adrian Kiwanis Club. This is a great group of community minded people making a real impact while having a lot of fun. One of the good things we do is put up about 1,400 U.S. flags in the Adrian community on patriotic holidays. Howard...
When Jesus Exceeds Your Expectations

When Jesus Exceeds Your Expectations

This morning I was reading the Bible story about when the Queen of Sheba made a visit to King Solomon. She had heard of him and needed to see if all this good stuff about him was true. After experiencing life in the palace of Solomon in Jerusalem, she made the...
The Positive Side of Problems

The Positive Side of Problems

Our natural reaction to problems is to reject them. When given a choice of riches or poverty, we choose poverty. When given a choice of more or less, we choose more. When given a choice of strength or weakness, we choose strength. But what if you could have greater...