Life is worth the living

By JON ALVERSON,

This Sunday will be the first in my almost 45 years on this planet I haven’t been with a congregation to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday.

My family, Holly, Walker, Shel, Canon and I, will sit in our house tomorrow morning and watch The Rev. Bob Sharman deliver a sermon he recorded on Saturday.









They shall not grow old

By JON ALVERSON,

There’s a 100-year-old newspaper on the wall outside my office at the Delta Democrat-Times. It’s lead headline is probably the greatest foreshadowing headline ever written in the history of newspapers.

On Nov. 11, 1918, the lead headline reads simply, “World War Won.”






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