Opinion

Friday, April 19, 2019

While the winter holidays are about spending time with family, spring and summer in southeast Iowa is full of activity. ...

Friday, April 19, 2019
By Rev. Trey Hegar, First Presbyterian Church  

Strange things happen in the life of faith. I once read about a Christian minister who was a cattle rancher. He sold hundreds and hundreds head of cattle each year. He also ...

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
By Curt Swarm  

The best way to interview an octogenarian who walked 30,000 miles in 30 years (a thousand miles a year) is to go for a three-mile, early morning walk with him or her. But don't ...

Friday, April 12, 2019
By Parnell Davis, Youth For Christ  

Just yesterday I was in conversation with one of our volunteers who made the most profound statement. He said, as a believer in Jesus, we don't fight for victory, we fight from a ...

Friday, April 12, 2019

When I was a child, my grandfather died and I didn't understand. It was the first time I had to deal with someone close to me dying, and no answer is good enough for a 9-year old ...

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Thursday, April 11, 2019
By Molly Duffy, The Gazette  

IOWA CITY - Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris spoke to a standing-room-only crowd of hundreds Wednesday at the University of Iowa, where she promised to restore 'the ...

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
By Curt Swarm  

Kendall was on Sue's lap as usual, after supper, while Sue and her husband, Gary, watched television. The half-beagle-half-pug rescue dog (in more ways than one) from Paw Animal ...

Friday, April 05, 2019
By Dr. Joy Lapp, IW Associate Professor of Religion  

'You shall also love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.' (Deuteronomy 10:19). In the Old Testament, the Hebrew people remembered their history of slavery ...

Wednesday, April 03, 2019
By Curt Swarm  

Barney purrs when he sleeps. I'm not kidding. I once put my ear to his chest when he was sleeping and he was purring. Thinking that he might be sensing my approach, I sneaked ...

Tuesday, April 02, 2019
By Gloria Yoder  

Today is one of those special days that makes me want to hang around Daniel as much as possible. It's our wedding anniversary. Nine years ago we were both just bursting with joy, ...

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