lifestyle/faith

Cap's Corner: Christians and the massacre in New Zealand
Our hearts were broken when we heard about the news of the massacre in New Zealand. Fifty Muslims were killed in their house of worship; 50...

Cap's Corner goes to Israel: "I found the very human Jesus."
As many of you know, I recently returned from an incredible trip to Israel. This trip was made possible by the Knights Templers. Even though I am...

Cap's Corner: The church isn't trying to "ban" anyone
The United Methodist Church has been in the news lately, and I wanted to try to help some of you understand what has just happened. You may have...

Cap's Corner: Jesus' Pain and Passion
Before, I have spoken about the damage of the Roman punishment of being whipped 39 times. Remember, many people who were whipped would not have...

Cap's Corner: Believing in Jesus isn't the same as following
Simply believing in Jesus is not enough to be a true follower of Jesus. Jesus told his disciples in Mark 10:45, “45  For even the Son of Man did...

Cap's Corner: Where do LGBT people belong in the church?
In recent weeks, I have been asked to address a widely-discussed issue affecting many Methodist churches in the U.S. This week, I decided to use...

Trinity Lutheran to hold forum this Thursday, Jan 24
What does Blackwell need? On Thursday, January 24, the Trinity Lutheran Church of Blackwell will try to answer that question in a public forum...

Local missionary shares story of Gods love
If you saw Boun today, you would think she had been going to church for her entire life. But she didn't know God until she was 14 years...

Cap's Corner: Forgetting guilt; moving forward with Christ
One of the greatest struggles for many Christians – myself included – is letting go of past mistakes, decisions, and sins. How often do we fall...

Cap's Corner: Are YOU ready for a change in 2019?
Here we are, the beginning of another year – one that can be the year of real change in your life. I know that most of you have felt a desire...

Cap's Corner: New year, New beginnings
Christmas has come and gone, and as most of us are preparing to pack all that is Christmas back into its box and put them away until next November,...

Cap's Corner: 25 to 50, the busiest and best time of your life
I want to give a warning out to all those adults from the ages of twenty-five to fifty. Those twenty-five years are the busiest years of your life....

Cap's Corner: YOU are worthy of God's love
You are too unworthy for church! Wow, have you ever heard such a thing? Well I have, and I want to address this. There are many people out there...

Cap's Corner: How Christmas lifts our souls
What is about Christmas that makes us happy? And so it begins! This wonderful, crazy, family-oriented season of Christmas. I love this time of...

Cap's Corner: Thanksgiving and generosity
As a pastor, I have noticed the cycle of generosity within the church, and just like everything else, there seems to be a season for giving as...