Opinions

Be Ready: Apologetics and a godly life

The first step in being able to give a reasoned defense of the faith is to live a godly life. Some ungodly people are...

Have you returned your donkey?

Who were the two disciples that Jesus sent to get the donkey? Were they the same ones who returned it? And when did they...

Echo from the Hills – September 19th, 2017

The Golden Delicious apples are being picked on farms in Clay County, sending housewives for their cookers, pans and paring knives.  This particular apple...

Moments of peace

By Joseph J. Mazzella The cable went out this afternoon. I could see through my bedroom window the white trucks parked next to the pole...

Ready to give an answer

Apologetics isn’t the art of saying I’m sorry, but it is giving a reasoned defense of something. Scott Oliphint defined Christian apologetics as "the...

There cannot be any missing parts?

By Lee Roy Anderson Finally, my brethren be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armor of...

Your Happy Place

Joseph J. Mazzella I was reading a book in my chair in the living room while my son watched an old comedy on TV. Suddenly,...

Mercy

Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Mercy is compassion in action. While grace deals with sin, mercy deals with the...

Echo from the Hills – September 6, 2016

September sings her plaintive melody as she enters our hills, putting summer to flight and bringing cooler weather. The humming birds are gone. One day...

Why Wait?

When I was in college I had big dreams. I was going to be a psychologist, then a teacher, then a world renown speaker,...