Guest Columnist, Author at The Selma Times‑Journal

Faith

One Ascension?

By R.A. Mathews To me, it’s odd, but I will let you decide. The Day of Ascension is Thursday, May 9, which celebrates Jesus’ return ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, April 21, 2024 10:15 am

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Render unto Caesar that which is Caesar’s

By Dean Kelly This past Monday was “Tax Day” in America. I don’t know anyone who loves Tax Day. I’m not sure the IRS (Internal ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, April 20, 2024 11:40 am

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No Turning Back

Michael J. Brooks  We planned a dream vacation several years ago to Las Vegas where we heard Barry Manilow and The Temptations (these are acts ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, April 20, 2024 11:37 am

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We’ve Never Done It That Way Before

By Michael J. Brooks A church property committee member complained some “knucklehead” installed the wrong bulbs in a room at church. I had to confess ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, April 14, 2024 6:02 am

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Never Give Up

By Dean Kelly I attended two Christian colleges. I went two years to Alabama Christian College (now Faulkner University) in Montgomery when it was a ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, April 7, 2024 7:19 pm

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O Death, Where Is Your Sting?

By Michael J. Brooks It’s been my experience that funeral home directors generally have a great sense of humor. I asked a gentleman about this ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, April 7, 2024 12:07 am

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The soldier’s famous words of faith

By R.A. Mathews He was not a young soldier. Not a private, first class. He’d risen through the ranks, the equivalent of a captain or ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, March 31, 2024 10:17 am

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A Friday to Remember

The wind in my face was bitterly cold in downtown Dallas a few years ago since the winter weather was yet lingering. My continuing education ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, March 30, 2024 10:13 am

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The Gospel message: Christ is risen!

By Dean Kelly When the Apostle Paul defines the central message of the gospel he says, “Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, March 29, 2024 4:54 pm

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Mystery of the never-saddled colt

by R. A. Mathews This Sunday marks the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, when the crowds celebrated our Lord as their king, laying branches ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Monday, March 25, 2024 8:25 am

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The Bible is God-breathed

By Dean Kelly In 2 Timothy 3:16 Paul said, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, March 24, 2024 8:22 am

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Build Your Hopes On Things Eternal

By Michael J. Brooks The college I worked for asked me to go to Washington, D.C. for a seminar with the Council of Christian Colleges ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, March 23, 2024 11:53 am