Category: Michael Goings’ Columns

The personal reflections and commentary of Bishop Michael Goings, a well-known pastor and author, on local, state, national, and international issues

The Pendulum Swings: Deadbeat Dads vs. Duty-Bound Dads

In the past, I have done a few of the “pendulum swings” articles where I considered and contrasted two almost polar opposite issues or individuals.

Learning To Live In Harmony With People Whose Beliefs And Views Clash With Yours

The previous question was asked by Rodney King when he was illegally beaten by police officers in March 1991. The beating was viewed on television network news throughout America and consequently was the catalyst to the rioting, looting, and burnings in Los Angeles following the incident.

Times Of Shedding Tears That Are Common To Man

I am convinced that the subject we are going to consider in my column today is one that practically everyone can identify with.

Pro Choice versus Pro Life: The Pendulum Swings

With the issue of Roe versus Wade and the preliminary decision of the United States Supreme Court voting five to three to overturn it being illegally leaked to the public, it has been the hottest domestic issue that has dominated the news.

Part 2: Watershed Events In The History Of Dillon County

In my column last week, I presented to you four watershed events in the history of Dillon County in the chronological order that they transpired.

Part 1: Watershed Events In The History Of Dillon County

I am going to start my column today by posthumously citing and commending Carley Wiggins, our great historian, who wrote more inclusively about the people and history of Dillon County, more than anyone else – barring none.

An After Easter Commentary: Liar, Lunatic, or Lord

If my calculation and projection are correct, you are reading this article four days after Easter Sunday (that was on April 17, 2022).

How to Recognize Jesus Christ When He Comes To Your Door

Like many of the things I write about in my column, my article today derived from a brief conversation I had with a man while patronizing his place of business.

The Slap Witnessed Around The World: Important Lessons We Can Learn From It

An event occurred just a few days ago at the presentation of the Oscar Awards that caught the attention of multiple millions around the world.

Learning From The Past Without Living In The Past

Talking about the past is a subject that in one way or another involves everyone regardless of their status in life.