A lesson from boy Jesus

A lesson from boy Jesus

And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? Wist ye not that I must be about my Father’s business? Luke 2:49In chapter 2 of the book of ...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Goodbye to the baddest of them all

Goodbye to the baddest of them all

The Rolling Stones may continue to tour, long after they are hobbling onstage with canes or zipping about in motorized wheelchairs, but on June 13, th...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


When both chutes don’t open, what’s next?

When both chutes don’t open, what’s next?

I have a lot of random conversations in my average day at work. I talk to a lot of people.While most of my conversations with public officials regard ...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Prescription for overdoses: more attention

Prescription for overdoses: more attention

At the risk of possibly getting readers’ day off to a depressing start, please allow me to begin this week’s column with some sobering fac...

June 16th, 2017 |  


Inhabitants of a promise

Inhabitants of a promise

Inhabitants of a PromiseAnd now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways and to lov...

June 16th, 2017 |  


Bright lights, big dance floor

Bright lights, big dance floor

The dance floor from “Saturday Night Fever” is going up for auction. You remember, bright lights flashing through clear plastic with a you...

June 16th, 2017 |  


You are never alone

You are never alone

Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said “I will never leave you nor forsake y...

June 9th, 2017 |  


A look behind the curtain …

A look behind the curtain …

About a month and a half ago, John Peters, editor here at the Mount Airy News, sent out an email to the newsroom with a list of stories that needed to...

June 9th, 2017 |  


Jeff defines his ‘Rule of 24’

Jeff defines his ‘Rule of 24’

I was watching ESPN one night when I heard a panel of talking heads discuss upcoming free agents for the NBA.The so-called experts were talking about ...

June 7th, 2017 |  


A third chance is one too many

A third chance is one too many

I have always believed everybody on earth deserves a second chance. Well, maybe not everybody. A murderer, for instance, should never have a second ch...

June 7th, 2017 |