Entries for the 'General' Category
By: Jerry Thacker
In just a few months, citizens will be asked to once again go to the polls and vote for the persons who are to lead our country for the next four years. The dramatic philosophical changes ushered in by those chosen during the last election cycle can only be construed as antithetical to life, liberty...
By: Mark Hiehle
I love collecting and sharing stories that I hear. Not long ago, I heard a story about a boy who went to the local drug store to purchase three gifts; one-, three-, and five-pound boxes of candy, each to be gift wrapped. The druggist asked the boy why he needed three boxes. The boy said, "I am so ex...
By: Jeffrey Miller
Serving as a board member of Planned Parenthood in Reading, Pennsylvania, in the late 1970s, I was surrounded by caring, concerned people. We all really wanted to make a difference by helping those who were less fortunate.
My recollection is that none of us talked about abortion as if it were a goo...
By: Mark Hiehle
We have all done it — we come to a genealogy list in the Bible and skip right over that section. We think to ourselves, Just get to the good stuff — the story. Why did God have the writer put a list of "who was the father of whom" in the Scripture anyway? Because there is an important me...
By: Thomas Glessner
The state of the economy continues to be the issue that political commentators and the media proclaim as the number one concern facing Americans in the upcoming election of 2012. Indeed, all of the current Republican candidates for president are emphasizing economic issues as they challenge Presiden...
By: Grant Clark
How can a Christian doctor take the life of an unborn child? I've been asked that on television interviews and by reporters. It is not an easy question to answer, but let me tell you how I moved from "pro-choice" to "pro-life."
In my third year of medical practice, while working at a county hospita...