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 views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in these columns are those of Michael Goings, the author, and do not necessarily reflect those of The Dillon Herald. He is solely responsible for the content of these articles.

Is the Salt Losing Its Savor?

In my column today, I want to address an issue and question that pertains to both Christians and the Church in our culture.

Gems We Glean From Our Parents

With my father being deceased for nearly 22 years and my mother (who is almost 95 years of age), I wanted to present to you some gems that I gleaned from both of them.

Words Of Wisdom That Will Help You To Succeed In Any Area

In this final article that I will present to you in my column during January of 2022, I feel led to share some prudent words that will help you immensely going forward in the rest of this year.

Can Our Democracy Survive The Detriments That Divide?

There is something that is transpiring in our nation that should alarm and awaken all of us who love our country and Democracy.

A True American Hero: Coach Harold Wilson

Regrettably, we are living in a time when it is hard to find people who are truly worthy to be classified as a hero or heroine.

From The Red Zone To The Goal Line

Now that we have officially entered into the year of 2022, I believe that it is necessary that we learn how to score and be successful in this new year with all of its challenges and problems confronting us.

My Most Memorable Christmas

I am pretty certain that most of us who embrace the belief and practice of celebrating Christmas have in our memory bank some of our most unforgettable Christmases.

Do Not Let The Grinches And Scrooges Steal Christmas

As we are nearing closer and closer to the actual day of Christmas, I want to encourage everyone who will read my article today to please be very careful and vigilant to not allow the Grinches and the Scrooges of this world to steal your Christmas.

The Diminishing Respect For Thanksgiving In America

I want to address an alarming issue that has been taking place for quite a few decades. It is something that has steadily grown in both scope and significance in our culture, so much so that the overwhelming majority of Americans have been unknowingly lured into it.

How Can We Stop The Violence And Killing?

I was awakened at about 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, by a knock at my door from a deputy who works for the Dillon County Sheriff’s Department.