Guest Columnist, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

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Brooks: Everybody Act Medium

Pastors and music leaders have had good-natured arguments for years. Musicians insist pastors will be idle in heaven with nothing to do since preaching isn’t ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, July 6, 2024 10:10 am

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Sprague: The Word that Completes Us

“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, July 6, 2024 10:05 am

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Kelly: Meet Me At The Cross

By Dean Kelly If you have read these articles over the last few months, first of all I thank you for reading them. You have ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, June 29, 2024 10:23 am

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Remember who walks behind you

By R.A. Mathews The lions sauntered along the road without fear. A half dozen of them, passing a line of vehicles driving through Africa. The ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Tuesday, June 18, 2024 10:20 am

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Remembering Nancy Gardner Sewell

By Rita Sims Franklin  Three years ago today (June 10), Alabama lost a beacon in the community, and I lost a dear friend. Nancy Gardner ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, June 16, 2024 12:55 pm

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On Messing Up

 By Michael J. Brooks “What’s the most embarrassing thing you’ve said from the pulpit?” he asked. It was a strange question, but a pastor friend ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, June 9, 2024 10:23 am

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What if Jesus came this summer?

By Dean Kelly Jesus will return one day just like He left (Acts 1:11). In that hour all will come out of the graves, the ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, June 1, 2024 10:49 am

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On Being In Step

By Michael J. Brooks Somehow the Kyoto Tachibana SHS Band found me on Facebook, and it’s been a good thing. This Japanese group plays beautiful ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, June 1, 2024 6:19 am

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Prince Michael and his commander

By R.A. Mathews The story reads like an epic fantasy novel. There’s a battle-scarred prince and his Commander. Angels and demons. A king, forced against ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Tuesday, May 21, 2024 10:59 am

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According to what we have done

By Dean Kelly Reading was always my very favorite activity when I was growing up. I remember one particular event which impacted my reading when ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Monday, May 20, 2024 10:39 am

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Dressing In our Sunday best

Michael J. Brooks It was a church conflict in my early days over something that’s a “back burner” issue now. We had a college student ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, May 19, 2024 1:59 pm

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Hold the line

By Van Sprague Swords, shields, spears and bows were staples in war for most of man’s existence. In this kind of combat, good equipment could ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, May 18, 2024 2:51 pm

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They spat upon my Savior

By Van Sprague The LORD was angry with Miriam and Aaron because they had spoken against His servant, Moses (Numbers 12:1-9). As a punishment and ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, May 12, 2024 10:22 am

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What Do I Do Now?

By Dean Kelly All the pain, all the troubles, all the fatigue she had felt vanishes into the air when caregivers place the baby on ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, May 12, 2024 10:15 am

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A Blast From The Past

Michael J. Brooks Our pianist played a beautiful offertory arrangement a few weeks ago, as she always does. I found myself singing along in my ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, May 11, 2024 11:16 am

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