Numbers. My wife and I have been watching a television series which actually ended about five or six years ago call “Numbers”. It’s about the FBI and their solving crimes while using a genius …

In the gospel according to Matthew, we find these words recorded from the mouth of Jesus, “Take that thine is, and go thy way: I will give unto this last, even as unto thee. Is it not lawful f…

Life is full of ups and downs, some things surprises us and some things we expected to happen. Regardless of the outcome, many of us are saddened by disappointments. Too often, things happen t…

Many people around the world have heard of the Moron Brothers, (Michael Carr and Michael Hammond) who live in my hometown. Mike Carr is a good friend and I’ve actually performed music with him…

With recent debates going on at the statehouse about the future of our state-owned utility, Santee Cooper, I have yet to hear a lawmaker bring up a very important, but often overlooked facet o…

At Conway Medical Center, March 17, 2020 changed everything. A patient was admitted that day, suspected of having COVID-19. Just a few days before, South Carolina had its first known case of t…

History allows us the opportunity to sneak back into the past anytime we want to. He who hates history, hates his own bloodline.

About a month ago, my workplace was hacked. And in the digital age, this presents serious complications — in the short term, it halted email communications, blocked access to historical projec…

"Jim, glad to see you up and about. Sorry about your hospital stay."

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When I began conducting parenting and family life classes and workshops years ago, I promoted them from a base at Coastal Carolina University. I often got the question, “what’s a parenting cla…

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The great citizens of these United States of America have fallen into a trap of thinking that they must work endlessly to may foolish purchases. For some reasons, we have become insatiable peo…

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I served as a missionary to the country of Ecuador in South America through the 1980’s and the early 1990’s. I have many friends from Ecuador who have come to visit with us through the years a…

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I remember as a young boy, sitting in the living room with my parents and occasionally when my grandparents would visit, we would all listen to a Billy Graham crusade on television. It was com…

Pupils, I’d like to address you frankly today. And by pupils, naturally, I mean the expanding and contracting portion of your iris that permits light and thus facilitates your sense of sight.

Farewell 2020 and hello to change, after a whip-lash start with back-to-back negatives and positives. The year will indeed bring new and different efforts to stem the virus tide, heal the sick…

The older we are, the more we can see how the world has changed. The Bible reveals the human race is born with a corrupt nature and also has a lot to say about an evil spiritual enemy that is …

What are the chances of you and I being alike? This question is very important because it is the beginning of the path down a multitude of roads. When people detect that they are not alike sev…

We are deep into January and I hope the New Year resolutions you made are still going strong. The most popular declarations usually involve better eating habits and exercise into our daily rou…

Every person in some form or another is associated with an organization, place of employment, or a group of people that have demands placed upon them. We hold membership and positions in civic…

I’m feeling sorry for Mr. Peyronie. He’s got this disease named after him that I learned about through commercials I’ve heard ad nauseum on Pandora throughout the holiday season, and now every…

In late 2019 I had spent more than two decades moving up and down the east coast working in the retail sector for some of the biggest clothing brands in the world. I loved doing visual merchan…

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A look at Georgetown County history for Jan. 13, via the archives of The Georgetown Times:

Bicycles are those two-wheeled instruments of transportation that kids view as a form of freedom of spirit. Younger teens, those prior to driving age, view them as a more rapid way of getting …

When we stop to really think about it, we often receive information miraculously the night before a big event. The night before is very important to the outcome of the next day. In so many wor…

The year was 1989, a year that we will always remember in South Carolina. For my wife and me, it was extra special, because we exchanged marriage vows in June of 1989. The event for all of us …

This is a week where everyone is asking, “How was your Thanksgiving?” Responses I have heard range from “I’ve had better” to “Very nice, considering.” I’ve yet to hear an unqualified “Fantastic!”

The attitude of our fallen human nature is not very nice, in fact the word depraved is commonly used. Christians are required to honor God with self-discipline of their mind and to demonstrate…

We often diminish the value of a word. Growing up most of us use to say, “sticks and stone may break my bones but words will never hurt.” I’m not so sure if that statement is true today. Words…

I’ve often heard people say that we should not discuss religion or politics and I agree we are less likely to argue if we avoid these danger zones and just talk about the weather. There are se…

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And Isaac was 40 years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister to Laban the Syrian. 21 And Isaac intreated the Lord for his wife, because …

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Late one stormy London night in 1763, a man filled with despair was determined to end his life. He hired a driver to take him to the river and was convinced that if he could only cast himself …

We all learned the background and historical setting in elementary school for our national holiday of Thanksgiving. The story of the Pilgrims and the Indians sitting down for a meal together t…

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