April 3, 2019 editorial staff 0

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Several years ago, I was walking with a friend and her dog in downtown Columbia, South Carolina, when the subject of God came up. She asked me straight away: “You say Jesus is the only […]

Conceivable conversation with God

January 25, 2019 editorial staff 0

By W. Thomas Smith, Jr. I think a conversation with God might go something like this. Me: Lord, I am so anxious and afraid. GOD: “Have I not commanded you, be strong and courageous. Do not tremble or be dismayed” […]

Resolve to bring Light into darkness

December 26, 2018 editorial staff 0

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS for 2019 Commentary by W. Thomas Smith Jr. Someone once said, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” And who among us is not guilty of the hollow pledge of an intended goodness? I know […]

What is Truth?

September 19, 2018 editorial staff 0

Commentary by W. Thomas Smith Jr. (Originally published at MidlandsLife, September 13, 2015) IN NEARLY ALL THE FILM ADAPTATIONS OF THE LIFE OF JESUS – including the acclaimed HBO mini-series The Bible (2013) and The Passion of the Christ (2004) […]