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Woods wrong on God's desires

Subscriber onlyThis letter is regarding Ron Wood's article, "Riches are arriving" in the Jan. 4 Weekly Vista, which sounds as if it was written by a motivational speaker rather than a minister of the gospel. Continue reading...

Follow the leader

Subscriber onlyI believe I've discovered the key to great leadership, but it wasn't a secret that I had been desperately searching to find. Continue reading...

The 'Do's' and 'Don'ts' of write legislators

Subscriber onlyAll of Arkansas elected solons -- state representatives and state senators -- love hearing from you, the electorate. Continue reading...

Open access to God's glory and gold

Subscriber onlyI recently said "God wants more kingdom millionaires." Continue reading...

Friendship and loyalty hallmarks of Philip Taldo

Subscriber onlyThe only surprise to Gov. Asa Hutchinson's naming long-time friend, high school classmate and Springdale businessman Philip Taldo to the Arkansas Highway Commission was simply -- what took so long? Continue reading...

Reflecting upon the future

Subscriber onlyI recently wrote a note to some individuals who are former colleagues of mine; individuals that I am glad to consider friends, and I wish to share it with you below. Some of it is very personal and I hope you don't mind. Continue reading...

Riches are arriving

Subscriber onlyIn the United States, a new president takes charge on the 20th. Donald Trump was the pit bull of presidential contenders, surprising everybody, especially liberals. He showed us a reality-TV fight-to-the-finish victory; a cage-match, kick-boxer kind of win. Now he brings us along for the ride while he settles down to govern. Continue reading...

We need to make ourselves better

Subscriber onlyI always think about doing something really earthshaking for my New Year's resolution. I am thinking again, haven't decided on a thing yet, and I want to do a good one. My close relative is always making a good one and sticking to it. I should be proud she can do that, but it sure makes me look like a slacker. This year we are gonna see it change, maybe. Continue reading...

Modernization can introduce new problems

Subscriber onlyLast week I was going on about our strange Arkansas weather, and I mentioned a couple of new problems we had on the farm after modernizing with electricity and a gas-powered farm tractor. Sometimes tractors don't want to start in cold weather, and they present other complications that we never faced with our horses. One of our big advances with electricity on the farm was to have hot and cold running water in the house, an indoor bathroom, and water piped to the barn. That was great, and very convenient and nice. But, sometimes the power goes off, sometimes the pump motor burns out, sometimes pipes freeze and burst. When water pipes burst, one may have an urgent emergency on his hands. Continue reading...