Opinion

The Danger and Beauty of Jealousy

Pastor Steve Ellison   Oh, the questions God asks. Proverbs 27:4 says, “Wrath is cruel and anger a torrent, But who is able to stand before jealousy?” (NKJV)  The verse describes two different individuals. Neither is right.  Each is guilty of wrong…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

In the public speaking classes, my students and I apply an interpersonal communication theory known as the action assembly theory.  Each speech has three main points. I encourage each student to write each main point as a sentence that he…

A Thought for Today

Submitted by Missy Ernestine Kennedy “Remember now thy creator in the days of the youth while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them.” – Ecclesiastes 12:1 It…

Write On

By sister alies. Our friends in Canada just celebrated their 150th birthday this last week and we, of course, celebrated yesterday! Fireworks, food, friends, family, remembrance of Service, a memorial to those who gave their lives, July 4, is the…

A Thought for Today

Missionary Ernestine Kennedy   You are the salt of the Earth but if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under…

Write On

By sister alies I’m not quite sure how we discover genius either in our schools or families. But, there have to be lots of geniuses around or the many incredible things we use- for- granted could not exist. For example,…

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Min-Hsun Chiang, Associate Professor at Columbia University, describes the importance of vocabulary with a series of similes. I have selected four of my favorites of Dr. Chiang’s vocabulary similes.   A writer’s vocabulary is like a chef’s pantry and words…

A Thought for Today

Missionary Ernestine Kennedy   What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear, all because we do not carry everything to God in prayer.   God has invited us to bring everything to Him that…

Write on

By sister alies   Some of you will know I do  little artwork as well as writing. I love to look at different styles of paintings but more perhaps, I love to consider all the multi-media works like collage, for…

A Thought for Today

Missionary Ernestine Kennedy   At the same time came the disciples unto Jesus, saying, Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, And…