honor

Why Veterans Day?
Did you know today was Veterans Day? The day we set aside to remember and thank all those who've served our country in the Armed Forces. It's those soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines that keep our country safe. Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Veterans Day on November 11th? It's because on the 11th…
A New Look at War
"Can I talk to you privately?" It wasn't an unusual request, so I stepped aside with her. "I need to ask you about my son. I think he may be...I'm afraid he might be...showing some tendencies toward being...Oh, I think something's wrong with him! Maybe he's a psychopath or something!" My eyebrows went up. "What…
A Matter of Honor
Is there a place for Christians to pursue honor, or is that something which is worldly, tainted, something to be put aside in favor of more spiritual pursuits? Recently I was invited to speak at the induction ceremony for a high school honor society, so I looked into the idea.  What I found might be…
Gangster Risks Death to Do The Right Thing
In Charlotte this week, a long-time member of the Salvadoran MS-13 gang turned evidence against his former friends in federal court, saying he knew he risked being killed but did it because of his mother and brothers. According to the story in the Charlotte Observer, the 21-year-old said he had joined the gang as a young teen and took part…