Speak Out: Unattended displays

Unattended displays, such as nativity scenes that sparked debate in Rehoboth Beach, are no longer permitted on The Circle in Georgetown. A 2019 change in town code regarding The Circle’s usage policy now prohibits standing or unattended structures or displays in the picturesque heart of the town. “No unattended displays are permitted on The Circle […]

Letter to the Editor: Some churches and some people

There is a building with a steeple, where you praise God and meet people. It’s called a church where all should go, where people pray, and kids can grow. A TV preacher a church he is not, to meet people and talk a lot. One day a week isn’t too much, to depend on God […]

Commentary: Why Joe Biden was denied communion at a church

Former Vice President Joseph Biden, who is a Roman Catholic, recently stopped on the campaign trail to attend Sunday Mass at a church in Florence, South Carolina. But the pastor, Robert Morey, refused to give him communion. Morey said Biden’s support for legalized abortion contradicts the unity between “God, each other and the church.” As […]

Speak Out: Biden and communion

On Sunday, the Rev. Robert Morey at St. Anthony Catholic Church in South Carolina opted not to serve communion to Joe Biden. The priest said in a statement to media outlets that his decision was based on Biden’s support of abortion rights, something Morey said the church cannot condone by way of sacrament. • I […]

DSU to hold ninth annual President’s Prayer Breakfast Sept. 20

DOVER — Delaware State University will hold its ninth annual President’s Prayer Breakfast under the theme of “Being Hopeful, Grateful and Purposeful,” which will begin at 7 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20 in the second floor parlors of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center on campus. It will be the final Prayer Breakfast hosted by […]

Letter to the Editor: Pray for our country

The shootings in El Paso, Texas and then Dayton, Ohio have shocked our nation. Right away, people have turned to possible solutions. Many are recommending gun laws on top of the many gun laws already in existence. The myriad gun laws already in existence have not stopped these shootings. Others, like myself, would say that […]

Letter to the Editor: Yahweh is holy

In response to “Who is Yahweh?” by Carol Hotte, (Commentary, Aug. 6), I do not claim to be a scholar. What I am is a passionate Christian Conservative. I am a student of the Holy Bible, and know that It is the word of God. Christianity is the only religion that is based on, believes […]

Who is Yahweh and where did he come from?

I just love the folks who are featured on the Delaware States News Opinion Page who think they know God and are wont to translate their positions into politics and even history. Whereas many maintain with fervent passion that the United States was founded on Christian principles that opinion while sort of correct is highly […]

Commentary: Of Christians and the founding of America

On July 4, 2019 our great country was 243 years old. God has blessed this country with freedoms, economic strength, powerful innovation, and opportunities. As a pastor and as a Christian, I do believe it is God who has blessed us with those good things and many more. Since the birth of this great nation, […]

Commentary: Navigating a difficult problem through the path of grace

Quite a few states have passed new restrictions on abortion this year, and more are making similar plans. These restrictions include things like a ban on abortion after just six weeks, even if the woman is a victim of rape or incest. There will be court challenges and even the possibility of this issue going […]