A big ‘thank you’ to the APD

A big ‘thank you’ to the APD

I’d like to take a moment this week to commend the Altus Police Department for their efficient work this week.We had a string of shootings over ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


A decision on North Korea

A decision on North Korea

For more than fifty years the United States has had a contentious and adverse relationship with North Korea. Since the end of the Korean War in 1953, ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Marriage gives opportunity to grow

Marriage gives opportunity to grow

Last week I had the privilege of officiating at a beautiful wedding for Kevin & Kelsey (Wray) Segler in Napa Valley, California. The wedding was h...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Always look at the bright side of life

Always look at the bright side of life

Nearly 20 years ago I met Shirley Caudill.I was sent out on an assignment in Kentucky to cover a story and get some photos of a lady who drove a speci...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Thoughts about freedom

Thoughts about freedom

Jesus the Christ from The Gospel According to John 8:31-36“If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Rediscovering the magic of fireworks

Rediscovering the magic of fireworks

I’ve had the pleasure of seeing some fantastic fireworks displays in my life, and most of them happened by accident.When I was a kid living in L...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Freedom in Christ

Freedom in Christ

This coming week, our country is celebratin’ independence and freedom, the Fourth of July! Many of us have special memories of the day and all i...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Florence: Leather capital of Italy

Florence: Leather capital of Italy

Florence: Leather capital of Italy, birthplace of gelato, former center of European trade. Everything I read about Florence leading up to my visit ooz...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Festival Days are a great time to explore

Festival Days are a great time to explore

Well here we are, July. It never really hits me that summer is halfway over until the last summer reading program at the local library has ended. It&#...

July 4th, 2017 |  


Restore confidence with tax reform

Restore confidence with tax reform

The last time Congress made significant changes in the tax code, Ronald Reagan was president.A lot has changed since then, and it is long overdue for ...

July 2nd, 2017 |