lifestyle/faith

Cap's Corner tackles evolution, creation, and more.
“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” So, how old is the earth? If we look at scripture and take it at face value, we...

Cap's Corner: Accept, Forgive, let God judge
We Christians talk a lot about forgiveness. We talk about God forgiving our sins, about others forgiving us of our wrong doings, and of course...

Cap's Corner: Enjoy summer, but don't forget about coming to Church
Summer is here. (Well, it would be if the rain would ever stop and give us a chance to dry up.) This is the time for vacations, camping, going...

Cap's Corner: The word of God and Society
We hear a lot of people, not just us preachers, throwing around “the Word of God” in our society, and I want us to take a look at what the Word of...

Anniversary: Max and Donna Wirtz
Wirtz’s will Celebrate 65 Years. Max and Donna Wirtz are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on June 13th. Donna Overbey and Max...

Cap's Corner: Blackwell's strength in the face of disaster is "mighty"
When there is a trial like the flooding we have just experienced, true character will come out. Most of us have witnessed people showing bad...

Cap's Corner: Do we go to church to serve or be served?
After last week’s article about Consumerism Christianity, I had some people ask me, “Then why do we go to church?” It is a legitimate question, and...

Cap's Corner: Don't make church about YOU
I cannot tell you how many times someone has told me since I moved here that they used to go to our church. I always ask: “Where do you go now?”...

Cap's Corner: Only God can save Blackwell now
I have had many conversations about the future of our community throughout the years that I have been here. I have heard many people that are...

Cap's Corner targets Sunday sports practice: "Stop saying 'No' to God"
My family and I moved back to the United States in the early 1970s after spending a few years in Turkey. The strange thing about living in a...

Cap's Corner reflects on growing older
I have a companion. He is not new, and even though he has been with me for several years, his voice is becoming louder and louder with each passing...

National Day of Prayer set for Thursday
Americans across all 50 states will gather in churches, local businesses, the steps of city halls, schools, neighborhoods and public gathering...

Cap's Corner: The true meaning of Easter
Most everyone knows that Easter Sunday is all about Easter eggs, a bunny, and somewhere in there, church. In general, I don’t mind the Easter eggs;...

Cap's Corner: "Love Respects" and educating teens on healthy dating
I remember those awkward and often times scary years of dating as a teenager. The uncertainty of what to do starts with that first call to ask the...

Cap's Corner: A lesson on respect and equality
Years ago, when I worked for a rental-car company in Wichita Falls Texas, I was renting to an older gentleman who had retired from the state...