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Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, but after the dinner out is over, the flowers fade and the chocolates have been consumed, whither romance?

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We live in a world of metrics that is obsessed with measuring progress in almost every area of life. The business world has created an entire glossary of terms for measuring CPM (Corporate Performance Management). Every business needs to know its ROI (Return on Investment), Churn Rate (the m…

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Chosen Ones Outreach Ministries of Galveston will have a clothing giveaway from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at Compton Memorial Church of God in Christ, 2628 Ball Ave., in Galveston. A complimentary lunch also will be provided. For information, call the Rev. Edward Lawson, 409-497-2138.

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Twenty years ago, Jan. 23, 1999, Graham Staines, an Australian missionary to India, was burned to death along with his two sons, Philip, age 10, and Timothy, age 6. Staines was 57. For 35 years, Graham had ministered to lepers in a remote tribal village in India where he established the Mayu…

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“The Bible tells us how to go to heaven and not how the heavens go” said natural philosopher Galileo borrowing the words from Cardinal Cesare Baronio. But since the beginning of the Christian church, the age of this planet has been a matter of disagreement, or sometimes, actual dissension am…

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The Chosen Ones Outreach Ministries is offering veterans monetary help for living expenses. For information, visit www.comgalveston.com or call the Rev. Edward Lawson III at 409-497-2138.

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There’s the old saying that there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but the Rev. Robert Woodard III of Galveston’s Compton Memorial Church of God in Christ disagrees. He’s offering the community this and more.

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According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention suicide rates increased in all but one state between 1999 and 2016. In 2016, there were twice as many suicides and homicides in the United States. Last week, a group of high school students took to the streets of Denver to launch a c…

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As a 100th Anniversary Celebration Event, McKinney Memorial UMC, 1067 Nashby, La Marque will be honoring Rev. Carlos R. Phillips, senior pastor with a “Roast and Toast” evening on Feb. 9, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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In 2014, Eric Hedin, an assistant professor of physics at Ball State University, promoted the idea to his students that the complex and intricate balance in nature reflects an intelligent design as opposed to a random series of accidental events. The president of the university ruled that su…

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I took off my gloves the other day and laid them on the kitchen cabinet. I had been outside watching the sun rise, as is my habit, even though the temperature was in the teens. I have had these gloves a long time, several years.

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Chosen Ones Outreach Ministries of Galveston will have a clothing giveaway from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at Compton Memorial Church of God in Christ, 2628 Ball Ave., in Galveston. A complimentary lunch also will be provided. For information, call the Rev. Edward Lawson, 409-497-2138.

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Author’s note: While colleges and seminaries may do a good job of preparing clergy to teach their congregations, these schools can’t possibly include every topic that working faith leaders will actually need. Hence, this series on the practical aspects of retirement planning, tax management …

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Author’s note: While colleges and seminaries may do a good job of preparing clergy to teach their congregations, these schools can’t possibly include every topic that working faith leaders will actually need. Hence, this series on the practical aspects of retirement planning, tax management …