The value of good friends: Priceless!

The value of good friends and people genuine in their sympathy and empathy is beyond measure. You quickly discover who these people are when someone close to you dies. This happened for me this week with the death of my mother. It wasn’t a surprise; in fact it was expected, but it was nevertheless a kick…

Is social media really antisocial?

Remember the good old days, when you could have a conversation with your friend, and they actually listened and participated? I still remember the days when we’d gather at the park, or somewhere else, and pop in our favorite Eagles or Styx tape in the portable 8-track player that someone brought. The tape would cycle…

What was God thinking?

Have you ever stopped to think about the Genesis account of creation in light of God’s own admission that something wasn’t good? After all, we see in Genesis 1 that after everything God created he declared it “good,” culminating with the creation of man, which He called “very good.” So why in chapter 2, verse…

The value of friendship: Priceless

EDITOR’S NOTE: I’ve seen this before and suspect there might be some truth to this tale. It’s something that’s been floating around the Internet and e-mails for some time. I took the liberty of editing it a little and reposting it here. It fits well with a previous blog I posted on how we can…

Suicide prevention through hope in Christ

I wonder how many of our friends who’ve come to that dark crossroads in their lives and decided upon the path to death would not have chosen it had we been more purposeful or available to them. I’ve learned of or known several people over the past couple years who have made the decision to…