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As a pastor’s son in northern Indiana, Wayne Wilkinson saw the role a minister plays in a church’s life. Wilkinson is now leading his own congregation as the new worship minister of … more
People die because “God wants more angels,” says Katie, 6. Though some people act like angels and others like the devil, angels are angels and people are people. With the exception … more
  A friend gave me a copy of an article written by David R. Schmitt that challenged him. I would like to share it with you. It is based on Romans 5:3, “Not only so, but we glory in … more
Shoeboxes filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene products will be once again get shipped to children in war zones and other global hot spots. Local churches serve as drop-off sites for … more
We are told in Matthew 6:33, “But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.” How does God want you to live with Him and in … more
“You can’t tell a real prophet from a false one by whoever sings the loudest and prays the longest,” says Kris, 12. “You can even preach the best, but if the heart is not … more
The devil is a real enemy. He makes plans to defeat Christians every day, but his war is with God. He can hurt God by hurting God’s people, thus we have become pawns in this war. So realizing this … more
“Well, being born again doesn’t mean to go back into your mother’s stomach,” says Taylor, 11. “It means being born into the family of God.”Unlike Taylor, the religious leader (Nicodemus) … more
Do you remember the hymn by Joseph Scriven? “What a friend we have in Jesus. All our sins and griefs to bear! What a privilege to carry everything to God in prayer. O what peace we often forfeit. O … more
“When bad things happen, don’t ask God ‘Why?’ Just believe God has everything under control, and don’t panic on him,” says Becca, 10.It’s easy to trust God when things are going … more
As followers of the Lord Jesus Christ, we are not guaranteed a life without problems, an easy life. We will face mountains at times, hardships, health problems, difficulties and trials throughout our … more
“Because Jesus knew some people were mean,” says Torie, 7. If you’ve ever watched any old western movies, you know that some people enjoy being mean. They wouldn’t have it any other … more
One of my favorite verses in the Bible is 1 Samuel 30:6, “But David encouraged himself in the Lord.” In his moment of discouragement, in his moment of distress, this young king turned to his God … more
“We can learn that you shouldn’t rush Jesus, but put your faith in him,” says Taylor, 11. Also, we can learn that sometimes a good deed goes unnoticed, and that’s OK.” In the ancient … more
Browns Valley Christian Church will have its Fifth Annual Fall Festival in conjunction with the first weekend of the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival on Oct. 11-12. Enjoy a hearty breakfast of … more
St. Bernard Catholic Church will fire up the country kitchen and raise money for local nonprofits this weekend at the annual fall bazaar.The event, which dates back to the end of the Civil War, runs … more
Whether you are a new Christian or have been a follower of Jesus Christ for many years, it’s always worth reminding ourselves of Biblical commitment. It covers a host of subjects in our lives: … more
“We can learn from John the Baptist to tell people who Jesus really is,” says Danae, 10. “John had many followers himself, but he didn’t try to compete with Jesus.”Nothing is more … more
Ron Addler is the first to arrive at the church, walking through the foyer and into the sanctuary where a painting of Jesus gathering his disciples for the Last Supper looms over the altar.Taking a … more
Pressure and stress are major causes of sickness and emotional affliction. We all have to deal with it in our lives. The Apostle Paul said, “I have been in labor and hardship, through many … more
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