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Share the obvious secret

Perhaps they wonder about us, suspecting there’s a catch. A secret. Something we’re hiding. How else could it have happened? Christians are 2.3 billion strong. ... Read more

by R.A. Mathews, Saturday, August 3, 2019 12:00 am


Guest column: It’s never too late to go home

Last week, Kenneth Allen fired up the John Deere and headed for a Minnesota county fair. Why not? It wasn’t far—practically beside his spread. No ... Read more

by R.A. Mathews, Saturday, July 27, 2019 12:00 am


Land of the free because of the brave

Harold Wise had no idea what he was getting himself into. Neither did the American people living along our coastlines. In the 1940’s, World War ... Read more

by R.A. Mathews, Saturday, July 6, 2019 12:00 am


Many continue to ask: Where’s the beef?

It was a famous TV commercial: A woman staring at her hamburger shouting, “Where’s the beef!” Many think the same of Scripture, dismissing it as ... Read more

by R.A. Mathews, Saturday, June 29, 2019 12:00 am


An amazing coincidence or the Hand of God?

Catherine lives in Destin, Florida, and was late for church several weeks ago. She hurried upstairs to the balcony. Once there, she eyed a happy ... Read more

by R.A. Mathews, Saturday, June 22, 2019 12:00 am


Record history, don’t forget miracles

The mountaintop is ablaze with a raging fire, and thick black smoke surrounds it. The morning has been filled with lightning strikes and roaring thunder, ... Read more

by R.A. Mathews, Saturday, June 1, 2019 3:04 am


Veteran shares words of wisdom for Memorial Day

White Easter lilies grow in William Robinson’s yard in Covington County.  Now age “90 and a half,” as he calls it, Robinson is a veteran ... Read more

by R.A. Mathews, Saturday, May 25, 2019 12:41 am


Let events remind you of responsibility to children

They have power. Oh, yes—these women we call “Momma.” This year’s spending for Mother’s Day is expected to hit a record $25 billion according to ... Read more

by R.A. Mathews, Saturday, May 11, 2019 12:05 am


When asked to act on faith, remember Martha

She was frustrated. Apparently, all she wanted was to present an elaborate, well-cooked meal. There are good reasons to believe Martha was wealthy and had ... Read more

by R.A. Mathews, Friday, May 3, 2019 11:44 pm


Life of joy, or just another Sunday: What is your choice for Easter?

Today is Easter Sunday, a sacred holiday celebrated by most of the 2.3 billion Christians across the globe. In fact, faith in Jesus is the ... Read more

by R.A. Mathews, Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:11 am

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