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

Oh, That We Don’t Forget!

As I am preparing to enter preliminary discussions and negotiations concerning some important business with a few of the trustees of our church and two others who we will be present.

They Are Asking For A Bit Too Much

I have grappled with the desire to write the article that you are presently reading for some time now.

A Hilarious True Story Stranger Than Fiction

Occasionally in my weekly column, I veer from the routine of presenting and giving my honest opinion on issues and matters that I consider relevant to the general well-being of the people of this locale and beyond.

A Scathing Rebuke Of Political Slander

Perhaps the most appropriate way to begin this column today is with this incredibly famous and relevant saying from William Shakespeare: “The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.”

People Who Are Hard To Help

Like many of my lessons, sermons, and articles that are read in this column, the idea or inspiration to write them come through conversations that I have had with people.

Can America’s Oldest Pandemic Be Cured?

If I told you that the recent incidences involving the slayings of two African-American men in Brunswick, Georgia and Minneapolis, Minnesota, respectively, did not have a bearing on why I thought it necessary to write this article today, I would not be truthful.

Becoming Like People We Once Mocked

This article that I am presenting to you came from a conversation that my best friend and I had not long ago.

Why Is Coronavirus Exponentially Growing In Dillon County?

At the time of this writing, COVID-19 victims have drastically grown in an alarming and even exponentially way to seventy-four and counting in Dillon County.

Losses That Perhaps Will Never Be Recovered

Hopefully, one day real soon, we will come to the end of this COVID-19 crisis. We will be able to look back on it with much relief that it has passed along with the grief and regret, as well as the awful loss and agony it released upon us.

The Adventures and Antics of Jungle Baby

Today, I want to take you back to the early sixties and to a much simpler time when there was no COVID-19.