Guest columnists

January 28, 2009

A smarter, more efficient government

It is not news to anyone that our nation is currently undergoing the most difficult economic situation in several generations, and no state is immune to […]
January 28, 2009

God is more interested in your character than your comfort

Rick Warren gave the invocation at President Obama’s inauguration. He has written the following edited meditation. “People ask me, ‘What is the purpose of life?’ I […]
February 4, 2009

Area teens accept the ‘Challenge’ to become fully alive

I took part in two “Challenge Days” last week at H.L. Bourgeois High School in Gray. About 100 students and 35 adults participated each day. Challenge […]
February 11, 2009

Getting in touch with your value systems starts with pen, paper

We all live our lives based on our values. These values can be selfish, or they can be based on the teachings of Christ. A selfish […]