On Behalf of Women

On Behalf of Women

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.   By Blaney Pridgen Since the spirit of Oliver Cromwell has taken up residence in the Supreme Court, I have thought a […]

Never Alone

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.   By Sigrid Fowler ​Loneliness is a problem today, here in the US and aroundthe world. Some percentages from one survey are revealing: “The number of people who said they […]

Space, Technology, and Religion

Space, Technology, and Religion

An image sent back to planet earth from the James Webb Space Telescope.   Image credit: NASA, ESA, CSA & STScl All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.   By […]

Connie O.Turner- Warrenville, S.C.

Connie Ouzts Turner, 76 of Warrenville, SC wife of T. Raymond Turner entered into rest on July 25, 2022. Connie was born in Edgefield, SC as the daughter of Pawnee Altman Ouzts and Albert J. Ouzts. Connie was a loving homemaker and a member of Edgefield Church of God and attended Graniteville Church of God.   Connie is survived by: her daughter Sherry (Barry) Brown, son Gerald Turner, son Timmy Hoover, five grandchildren Ashley Hoover, Megan […]

COVID Is Still Here

COVID Is Still Here

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.   By Robert Scott A few months ago, I wrote how we in South Carolina have been ignoring federal guidance ever since […]

The Holy Spirit Persuades

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.   Sigrid Fowler ​In John 14-16, Jesus prepares his disciples for the end oftheir life with him as they presently know it. He is emphatic:Though he is leaving and […]

Manifestations

Manifestations

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.   By Blaney Pridgen My beliefs about prayer and its practice have changed throughout my lifetime.  Now I mostly just conjure up things in […]

Read the Newspaper

Read the Newspaper

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.   Robert Scott An OpEd column is likely not the best place to recommend reading a newspaper; like preaching to the choir, those who hear the message are among the least […]

Bang, bang…bang, bang, bang

Bang, bang…bang, bang, bang

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.   Blaney Pridgen This will sound silly to some of you and infuriating to others.  Perhaps a few will agree.  The topic […]

People Who are Helpers

All writers in Op Ed are here to inform and acknowledge issues of importance to our communities, however these writings represent the views and opinions of the authors and not necessarily of The Advertiser.   Sigrid Flowler ​In Paul’s letter to the Christians of Ephesus he writes, referring to Jesus Christ, “And he himself gave some to be apostles, […]

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