I have met every Alabama United States Senator who has served in the last five decades. I have known former U.S. Sen. Howell Heflin, or should I say he’s known me, since my birth. His 1971 election to Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court is the reason my family moved to Montgomery and …

On November 3rd, leaders at many levels of government will be elected. We have that election because our forefathers saw elections as a vital part of forming a “more perfect union,” which is the stated goal in the Preamble to our Constitution. A perfect union can never be attained, but leade…

The writing is on the wall for Republicans, and it has been for some time now. Across the nation, year after year, they see the numbers steadily move away from them. They already represent tens of millions fewer Americans in Congress, and if recent polling is even close to accurate, they are…

Our 2020 presidential election is less than two weeks away. We Americans will either elect Republican Donald Trump for another four-year term or Democrat Joe Biden.

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I checked out for a few days and took the family to the beach last week. We got down before Hurricane Delta came roaring onto the shores of Louisiana. Gulf Shores remains in recovery mode from the direct hit it took from Hurricane Sally last month; fortunately Delta brought our area only a f…

During tough times, it’s easy to focus on how bad things are and forget how big God is. Your focus has a big influence on your future. Focusing on the stormy waves of life will put you underwater – focusing on the God who made the waves can allow you to walk on the water! It’s your choice.

The 2020 race for the White House will culminate in less than three weeks on November 3rd. However, some experts are predicting the outcome will not be determined that night and there will be a protracted result due to the massive number of mail-in votes.

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There is a lot of dough flowing from Washington D.C., to State Legislatures, or in the form of grants, to non-profits, for suicide prevention lately. In their print and radio ad campaigns I have recently observed a number of organizations implore, “Suicide is preventable.” Not all suicides a…

Tommy Tuberville is a likeable guy. I was always fond of Tuberville when I covered him during his days as Auburn’s head coach. He was personable, approachable and funny. He would tell you things that other coaches wouldn’t dare say out loud, especially these days. And generally speaking, his…

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A referendum to increase funding for Montgomery public schools is on the November ballot. If approved, the average homeowner would see a monthly property tax increase of about $10. That means for less than the cost of a pizza, our city could add an additional $33 million per year to the budg…

COVID-19 has taught us a lot of things about life. One thing we’ve learned is that age is not a factor when we need to reach out and help other people. (Read Job 12:12; 32: 6-10.) Here are four quick examples:

The new fiscal year begins this week for Alabama government. We have two budgets, a General Fund and an Education Budget. Both budgets have seen devastating havoc to their revenues due to the coronavirus. The Education Budget was drastically destroyed from what was originally expected at the…

A couple of weeks ago I told you of my plight as a husband with a typical wife; a wife that changes things for the sake of changing, especially around the house.

Some people go through life trying to find a reason why they’re not successful where they are. They feel like the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. It may look greener, but it is usually artificial turf! God’s greenest grass is right where you are standing. Produce where you a…

With it being a presidential election year and an election for one of our United States Senate seats and all of the interest that goes along with those high-profile contests, it has gone under the radar that most of our cities in the state had elections for mayor and city council last month.…