What Jesus Says Next

By Sigrid Fowler 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. ​At the well in Sychar, the conversation between Jesus and the Samaritan woman he’s asked for a drink begins […]

An Advent Story

An Advent Story

By Blaney Pridgen 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. Joe was weary, dead weary from a series of very bad luck, which could not possibly have any […]

Advent Season 2021

Advent Season 2021

By Robert Scott 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. Those of us who attend liturgical churches have just celebrated our churches’ New Year’s Day with the start of Advent Season. Happy New Year! Advent […]

Celebrating 100 Years of Thanksgivings

Celebrating 100 Years of Thanksgivings

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. Actually, Robert Scott entertained his whole family for the Thanksgiving weekend at his Woodlawn Rd. home, where they all gathered for […]

“Everything I Ever Did”

By Sigrid Fowler 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. ​Recall that when the Samaritan woman at the well tells Jesus, “I have no husband,” she’s responding to […]

One Sided Conversation

By Linda Nidiffer 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. Have you spoken with your mother recently? I am sure many of you spoke to your moms at […]

COVID and Compromise

COVID and Compromise

By Robert Scott 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. The South Carolina government officially stated that the White House ignored States’ Rights under the Tenth Amendment, and “violated the true meaning […]

Living Water

By Sigrid Fowler 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. ​It’s noon, he’s thirsty. Jesus has asked this woman of Sychar, a town in Samaria, for a drink. What, she thinks and […]

More to Think About or Much Ado about Something

More to Think About or Much Ado about Something

By Blaney Pridgen 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. In my previous article, “Funeral Ponderations, “I suggested several matters we often think about at funerals.  In this […]

Pondering

By Linda Nidiffer 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. This week I have been musing about contradicting rules.  We have all learned some of them. For example, […]