Monthly Archives: January 2014

Am I my brother’s keeper?

Jim Owen lost almost $1 million, mostly playing craps at casinos from Tunica, Miss., to Las Vegas. “It just about destroyed everything in my life,” he said. “I have three daughters who had seen the way I treated their mother … Continue reading

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Table Grace

Why is it customary to “give thanks” every time followers of Christ sit down and eat?  I’ll have to admit that at least subconsciously I have frequently been a little offended or felt a little superior when I have observed … Continue reading

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Bless Phil Robertson, A&E, and GLAAD

The recent conflict between Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the TV show “Duck Dynasty”, the Arts and Entertainment TV channel, and GLAAD (known until 2013 as the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) shines a light on what “tolerance” is … Continue reading

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The Funny Thing Is

“People want a warm home, a refrigerator, a TV, someday a car, and a cellphone,” said William Colton, Exxon’s vice president for corporate strategic planning.  Financial consultant Larry Burkett once noted that many clients said if they only had twenty … Continue reading

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