Christmas needs Advent

When I was a child in the 1930s, Christmas didn’t come – until Christmas Day. On Christmas Eve, we put the bare Christmas tree in a bucket...

November 25th, 2016 updated: November 25th, 2016. |  


‘A fellowship of differing but kindred minds’

Although I am quite sure the readers of the Delaware Gazette represent a wide variety of religious and political perspectives, I also know many of us ...

November 4th, 2016 |  


CHURCH LISTINGS

CHRISTIANAsbury United Methodist Church, 55 W. Lincoln Ave. Worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. Handicap-acces...

November 4th, 2016 |  


Diverse people can work together

During this contentious election season it is easy to become discouraged and think that you cannot make a difference. What can one vote possibly chang...

October 28th, 2016 |  


‘Our Town’ a great performance

My wife and I attended, “Our Town” play by the Hayes Thespian Class Friday night. Our conclusion was, “what a monumental task”...

October 26th, 2016 updated: October 26th, 2016. |  


Faith community cares about mental health

Several years ago, I remember having a conversation with “Oleg” (name has been changed). Oleg was a gentleman who did not have a home. Wha...

October 21st, 2016 |  


With God, you must be all in

“As they were walking along, someone said to Jesus, ‘I will follow you wherever you go.’ But Jesus replied, ‘Foxes have dens t...

October 14th, 2016 |  


Remember whose you are

I love a parade. Floats, horses, bands. People passing by, smiling and waving. Recently, I stood on the sideline of a parade holding a homemade sign &...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Be the difference; meet the challenge

Be the difference; meet the challenge

I raised three very active, very busy boys. From the start they were involved in a myriad of extracurriculars including sports, art classes, music les...

October 7th, 2016 updated: October 7th, 2016. |