Say Goodbye to Regret

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Regret is a concept more easily felt than defined. We have all experienced the long-simmering pain of regrettable words and actions. And all too often, what happened in the past casts a dark cloud over the future. Wouldn’t you prefer … Continued

Why I Voted Against Hillary Clinton

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I don’t post much about politics. Not that I think them unimportant, but I value my relationships with friends on the right and left too much to let political opinions divide us. As a result, I’ve been biting my digital … Continued

When “Free” Doesn’t Mean Free

Several years ago, some friends invited me to join them for the home opener of the newly crowned (again) Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers. Going through the front gate, we were each given a “free” Steelers poster to be decorated … Continued

The Price of Unbridled Freedom

Isaac Newton presented his three laws of motion way back in 1686. The third law, which I learned in school, states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. This law proved painfully true a few weeks … Continued

Why Do the Wicked Prosper?

Sometimes, it feels as though living right is the wrong thing to do. Our world is full of self-absorbed people who cheat and oppress others with no apparent consequences. Meanwhile, the lives of virtuous people seem to overflow with hardship. … Continued

Why You’ve Lost Even If You Won

While on anniversary getaways with another couple, we would often play guys against the gals board or card games. Our wonderful wives rubbed it in when they won and gave us a difficult time when they lost. It didn’t take … Continued

Why Egocentric Ministry Makes Apathetic People

“Whose kingdom are you building, yours or Mine?” These words spoken to me by the Holy Spirit were not physically audible, but they could not have been louder. On that day in the fall of 1993, my life was forever … Continued

Overwhelmed by Humanitarian Needs

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Brrr! It is COLD in western Pennsylvania. Last night the temperature dropped to -9°. It hasn’t been that cold here in over 20 years! This morning, my car didn’t want to start any more than I wanted to go outside. … Continued

What Made America Great

For over 200 years the Thomas Nelson Company has held its goal to “honor God and serve people.” This made the publisher’s actions last week all the more interesting as they bowed to public pressure and pulled conservative author David … Continued