George Dakin

We should be thankful for all that is eternal | Church Corner

The Bible makes a statement that, at first glance, seems like an impossible request.


How to hydrate when water just won’t do | Health and Fitness

Water is optimal for quenching your thirst and it’s important for many bodily functions, but many people just get bored with it and yearn for something else.


Unlike spring weather, God will never change | Church Corner

It was something that was so much a part of our lives in Colorado and Louisiana. But here in the Pacific Northwest, not so much.


Our free will and fallen nature can bring us pain | Church Corner

Many of us are still operating in a state of disbelief over the incredibly evil and destructive assault on the children of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14 of last year. Even so, with a distance of some 3,000 miles and nearly three weeks, it’s sadly easy to be dismissive of its horror until we are somehow reminded of it.

CHURCH CORNER: ‘Sorry’ can be tough to say, but it’s important

I believe it was the pop singer Elton John who at least sang, and perhaps penned the phrase, “Sorry seems to be the hardest word.” I differ with Sir Elton on many things, but I think he had this one thing right. “Sorry” does seem to be hard for people to utter.

CHURCH CORNER: We’re all pretty ordinary – and that’s special

Have you ever had a personal encounter with someone famous or important?