"Do You Love Me?" (John 21:17)
(Column ~ 02/06/15)
"Do you love me?" Jesus' question to Peter is more than a sentimental inquiry, His question goes to the heart of the purpose of men. Dr. T.V. Farris of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary observed that if the greatest commandment is to love God with all of one's heart, soul, mind, and strength, then the greatest sin of all is to fail this commandment -- and how Peter had failed! The last night of Christ's passion, Peter had denied being a follower of the incarnate Lord three times. ...
Cold water crappie bite heats up
(Sports Column ~ 02/06/15)
The guns are cleaned, oiled, and locked up in the safe until September, which means it's time to drag that wad of poles out and begin the monumental task of untangling and re-spooling in preparation for fishing season. If you are without a large shop and the next polar vortex is looming, this generally takes place in the living room, much to the joy of your spouse. ...
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