Take time to know God

Take time to know God

“Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent,” — Jesus in John 17:3 —...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Maxims provided to be flexible in tumultuous times

Maxims provided to be flexible in tumultuous times

During the tumultuous political campaigns of 2016 I followed the advice of my late father.“Son, never get involved in disputes concerning family...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Take time to set your life goals

Take time to set your life goals

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.&#...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Bond issue vote is around the corner

Bond issue vote is around the corner

On Jan. 10 our community will have an election to determine whether to accept a bond issue proposed by Altus Public Schools. This bond issue is to pay...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Sending you the best wishes in the New Year

Sending you the best wishes in the New Year

Another New Year’s Day and talk seems to be about resolutions again.Many are making promises to exercise, some about diet, others about finances...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


Look forward to the coming year

Look forward to the coming year

Another year has come and gone, and it seems my perception of time has definitely sped up. I feel like the year only began a few months ago, though I ...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Believe, share, celebrate God’s salvation

Believe, share, celebrate God’s salvation

In those days, Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place whi...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Christmas isn’t always about snowy scenes

Christmas isn’t always about snowy scenes

Warm and rainy weather was forecast for Sunday and it brought back memories of a rainy Christmas of hunting on Camp Lejeune, N.C., with my hunting bud...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Band members thankful for support

Band members thankful for support

Thanksgiving is over, the band is back from Hawaii and many of us have probably seen at least one television special or read a story that covered the ...

December 19th, 2016 |  


The Root of Jesse will spring up

The Root of Jesse will spring up

In that day, the Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the nations will rally to him, and his resting place will be glorious. (Isaiah ...

December 19th, 2016 |