• Johnny Ellison: No tool stops evil

    Johnny Ellison: No tool stops evil

    In the mid 1990’s a new disturbing trend began occurring that continues even into the current era.  It is simply referred to as school shootings.  Some of the city names we became familiar with in this realm are:  Springfield, Oregon; Paducah, Kentucky; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Littleton, Colorado; Pearl, Mississippi; Newtown, Connecticut, and Parkland, Florida, just to

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  • Johnny Ellison: Teacher is not spelled P-A-R-E-N-T

    Johnny Ellison: Teacher is not spelled P-A-R-E-N-T

    As we prepare for school, I would like to have a short spelling lesson.  This lesson is in regard to the word teacher.  Believe it or not, teacher is spelled t-e-a-c-h-e-r and not p-a-r-e-n-t. My wife Elissa is a wonderful wife, mother, and teacher.  She taught full-time in the public schools, full-time in private schools, part-time

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  • Johnny Ellison: Stephen’s sacrifice

    Once upon a time there was a church in its infancy all gathering in a city called Jerusalem. God’s power was evident, and thousands of people were joining. The church grew and additional administrators had to be chosen in order to handle ministry tasks and funds. Seven men were chosen, and one of those men

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