Jan White, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

Columnists

Ordinary man wrote extraordinary hymn

Thomas Chisholm was born in a log cabin in Franklin, Kentucky in 1866.  Though he never had a chance to attend high school or college, ... Read more

by Jan White, Sunday, November 28, 2021 7:30 am

Columnists

Countdown to Thanksgiving by counting blessings

Several Facebook friends countdown each day in November until Thanksgiving Day by posting something specific for which they are thankful. Friends have expressed their thankfulness ... Read more

by Jan White, Sunday, November 21, 2021 7:30 am

Columnists

Pray for persecuted Christians around the world

Each November, Christians are asked to pray especially for the over 340 million Christians who are persecuted for their faith in Jesus. Prayers are needed ... Read more

by Jan White, Friday, November 12, 2021 3:30 pm

Lifestyles

OLD RUGGED CROSS OF CHRIST CHANGED HISTORY, CHANGES LIVES

There’s a story told of a British soldier during World War I who fled the battlefield and deserted his regiment one night.  He headed for ... Read more

by Jan White, Friday, July 17, 2020 6:51 pm

Lifestyles

BUILDING A BRIDGE TO PEACE

There’s a story told about two brothers who lived on adjoining farms.  One day the brothers had a falling out after 40 years of farming ... Read more

by Jan White, Friday, July 10, 2020 5:23 pm

Lifestyles

LESSONS LEARNED DURING THE STORMS OF LIFE

Walking around our yard after last Sunday night’s tornado and/or straight line winds, I saw two tall pine trees snapped in half, a small tree ... Read more

by Jan White, Friday, April 24, 2020 9:22 pm

Religion

Deadly disease for which mankind needs a cure

“The CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, ... Read more

by Jan White, Friday, February 21, 2020 7:07 pm

Religion

Do you know the legend of the Christmas candy cane?

The holidays we celebrate would not be complete without the sweet tradition of candy. Each holiday on the calendar seems to be linked to a ... Read more

by Jan White, Friday, December 27, 2019 6:04 pm

Religion

What if we shared season’s greetings year round?

“Merry Christmas!” I’ve been saying this seasonal greeting everywhere I go, and soon I’ll be saying “Happy New Year!” I’m on a mission to greet ... Read more

by Jan White, Friday, December 13, 2019 6:02 pm

News Main

Mister Rogers’ life of prayer for his neighborhood

If you hear someone singing, “It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood,” most of you will know the person who made those words famous.  Fred ... Read more

by Jan White, Friday, November 15, 2019 6:49 pm

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