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“If I were the devil,” wrote J.I. Packer, “One of my first aims would be to stop folk from digging into the Bible … I should do all I could to surround it with the spirited … more
“They (Joshua and the Israelites) marched around the Jericho walls for days,” says Meagan, 7. “On the seventh day, they blew their horns and the walls came tumbling down, and they … more
STONE BLUFF — Don Cumbow descends a steep staircase to the basement at Osborn Prairie Christian Church and pulls back a heavy tarp, revealing the work needed done to save the 128-year-old house … more
Mace United Methodist Church will welcome WISH TV channel 8 weatherman/meteorologist Randy Ollis on Saturday as he shares his experience on a recent journey to the Holy Land. The presentation will … more

What an amazing book is our Bible — God’s Word. The Bible is a book of answers, not a book of questions. It guides us in matters where the mind cannot penetrate, and where human reason … more
What will this new year bring to our lives? The Apostle Paul tells us this is the perfect time for every Christian to do three things in Philippians 3:13-14, “Brethren, I do not regard myself … more
As another year draws to a close we begin to look to the new year — 2020, and begin to think of the days that are before us. We look at the opportunities ahead and also the difficulties. David … more
“I would like to change my bedtime on New Year’s Eve,” says Tyler, 11. “I usually go to bed at 10 p.m., but I would like to stay up all night. I would have a great time … more
“Christmas is a birthday party,” says Ashley, age 11. “It’s Jesus’ birthday. At my church, we get a big birthday cake for Jesus.” Ashley, you’ve got it … more

Does your heart yearn for peace? Sometimes the hectic pace of Christmas brings about more weariness, conflict, loneliness and feelings of guilt than the joy promised us by the angels at … more
  God gave us a wonderful verse in 2 Corinthians 8:9, “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so you through His … more
When Jesus was born, an angel announced his birth to shepherds in the field. If Jesus were born today, to whom would the angel announce his birth and what would the angel say? “I think the … more
When the organist at St. Bernard Catholic Church died near Easter Sunday in 1942, the priest called Margy McCafferty’s mother. The church was searching for another organ player. Rev. Joseph … more
What an amazing truth as we go into the Christmas season: “And she shall bring forth a son, and you shall call His name Jesus: for He shall save His people from their sins. Now all this was … more

“God has a narrow gate so people won’t push and shove to get in,” says Allen, 10. “You have to wait your turn to get in,” adds Brittany, 7. When there’s a great … more
“Christianity now faces the possibility of being wiped-out in parts of the Middle East where its roots go back furthest.” It is a given that American Christians will gather in churches … more
What did Jesus mean when he said, “Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them”? “If you are mean to someone, then they will start being mean back to … more
We are told in 1 Peter 1:5, “Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.” Do you trust the Lord to be your safety and security? Do … more
WAYNETOWN — For the 17th year, members of the Waynetown Christian Church are inviting people to a traditional Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. The goal is simple, to make … more

In reading Thanksgiving poems, I came across this clever writing by Edgar A. Guest: “When turkey’s on the table lain, And good things I may scan, I’m thankful that I wasn’t … more
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