A good many summer vacations in my childhood were spent on my grandparents’ farm in northwest Missouri.
What do presidential campaigns and the Christmas shopping season have in common? They both keep starting earlier and earlier.
Sometimes, amid man’s cruelty to his fellow man, a ray of kindness shines through. One such episode happened 70 years ago.
History is filled with stories of prostitutes who, despite their low social standing, did inspiring things. The Bible tells about Rahab, who harbored two Israeli spies inside Jericho.
Mark Powell is on family leave. This column is reprinted from December, 2015.
Every once in a while history provides a story where good triumphs in the end.