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Historical accounts affirm Christ’s resurrection

March 31, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Later this month people all over the world will commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It’s fair to say that whether or not it actually happened matters — a lot! Historically, this much is certain: a man named Jesus from the town of Nazareth walked this earth in the first century, arrested the [&hellip...

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Buzzfeed deters constructive arguments

March 30, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

As I have said in a previous article about Pope Francis, YouTube and gaming have led to positive change and camaraderie within communities. However, not all YouTube channels are created equally. Unfortunately, YouTube channels exist that, regardless of their...

Don’t stick out like a sore thumb traveling

March 29, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Several acquaintances have recently approached me with their concerns about traveling to Europe. With the recent attacks in Germany, France, Belgium and England, being concerned is justified. However, there are ways to make yourself a smaller target against...

Underachieving session shows ineffective governor

March 28, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

A few weeks back, in the depths of New Mexico’s legislative session, I wrote that the governor and lawmakers would end up compromising on the state budget, because that’s how the process works. “That’s politics, ‘the art of the compromise,’” I...

Living a full life by losing your breath

March 25, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. How often do you have moments that leave you breathless? Consider this as an alternate method of measuring your life. If the moments you were breathless were...

Preparing to celebrate memorial of Christ’s death

March 24, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Worldwide, volunteers have begun distributing invitations to the Memorial of Jesus Christ’s death, which this year, falls on Tuesday, April 11 after sundown. Jesus himself instituted this celebration at the Passover of 33 C.E. As the Apostle Paul says, “I...

Commending detectives for reopening cold case

March 24, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Sometimes I can be a little harsh on Roswell’s leaders and its police department. However, from time to time I am proven wrong about some things and when this happens, then I want to be certain to give praise and kudos to those who are deserving of these...

Bring back the spirit of kindness to Roswell

March 23, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

When people think of small towns, they think of strong communities, friendly people and a great atmosphere for families. Those are the things that attract people to small-town life, despite the downside of not having access to as many businesses or schooling...

More than policies are needed for safe schools

March 22, 2017 • EditorialComments (2)

Roswell schools stands with other school districts in wrangling with school-related bullying and violence for some time, but clearly more can be done to create safer environments. Last week, nine months after the Roswell Independent School District adopted...

Filmmaking runs strong in New Mexico

March 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Editor’s note: This column was first released for publication last June. My older daughter tells a great story about how she met Jeff Bridges and didn’t even know it. She was a teenager at the time, working at a local bookstore in “the original” Las...