Category: Michael Goings’ Columns

Columns by Bishop Michael Goings

The Failings Of Fathers

Due to the fact that Sunday will be our Father’s Day observance, it is only fitting that some attempt be made to address and hopefully advance the status of fathers in a culture and era when men are denigrated, belittled, and dishonored by the media, entertainment industry, and other notable institutions and influences within our culture.

Are We Becoming Our Parents?

I have considered and contended with a thought that has given me some mixed emotions ever since my wife told me that I was more like my father than any of my brothers.

Praise and Protest: Which Side Is Right?

On May 14, 2018, the United States of America officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of the Nation of Israel by opening up its Embassy there.

Momma’s Hurting Feet

Every now and then, I come across a story that is very moving and worthy of sharing with others. Such is the case that you are about to read in my column today.

Unforgettable Moms

I am going to dedicate my column today to sharing some memorable and truly remarkable thoughts about, arguably, the one person in most of our lives who have been indispensable.

An Alarming Reality

There have been only a few things that have happened in our locale that have captured my attention and have disturbed me as much as the recent violence and slayings of youth killing youth.

Why I Pray For The President

When the idea to write this article came to me, I immediately began to consider some of the negative feedback that I may receive from various people, especially the ones to whom I am close.

Restoring The Sacredness Of Easter

From a biblical perspective, there are two events in the annals of human history that have priority over all others. Both of them involve Jesus Christ, the Son of God, Savior of the World and Founder of Christianity. These events were His birth and Resurrection.

Two Grandfathers Who Are Making A Difference

I was recently invited to be the keynote speaker at an event that was organized to highlight the work and achievement of a non-profit organization that deals in sports.

Is The Church Infected With AIDS?

In my column last week, I gave a special tribute to a man who was a pillar and paradigm of a true servant of God. Dr. Billy Graham was much more than America’s most famous and perhaps most well loved preacher.