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"God Bless Us With A Facelift" by Steve Shepherd

The Joy of Aging! Someone said, "If my body were a car, this is the time I would be thinking about trading it in for a newer model. I've got bumps and dents and scratches in my finish and my paint job is getting a little dull, but that's…
0 10-01-2015 in Religion Read More ›

Obituary - Donald E. Conoly

Donald Eugene Conoly, 83, of Van Horn passed away on September 21, 2015 in Van Horn. Rosary was held on September 24 at our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Van Horn. Funeral Mass was held on September 25, 2015 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church…
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"Gratitude for Giving" by Dr. Dr. Bob Allred

The plight of widows was especially sensitive to Jesus because his mother was a widow. Since a widow could not inherit her husband's property, as the first born son, Jesus had probably been responsible for his mother's welfare.
0 09-17-2015 in Religion Read More ›

God's Story, Our Story

On October 1, 1996 a book called The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks made its debut. Almost 10 years later, on June 25, 2004, the movie adaptation came out with the story coming to life through actors Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, and James Garner.
0 09-10-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"A New Beginning"

As we move from summer to autumn, we praise God who sustains us all year round. We ask for help with new undertakings and perseverance with continuing projects, knowing that nothing will work well without God's grace.
0 09-03-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Heaven" By Rodney Tilley

I have just returned from the old Rattlesnake Bomber Base in Pyote, and it was great. A local young man showed me the sights: the huge triangle runways, the deserted
0 08-27-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Reverence in Worship" by Bobby Stafford

Psalm 89:7 "God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, And to be held in reverence by all those around Him." NKJV The text stresses the need for reverence on the part of those who would draw nigh to God. The Bible commands this…
0 08-20-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Report of My Death Greatly Exaggerated"

When Mark Twain was in London, a rumor of his death reached the editor of a New York newspaper who subsequently sent the paper's London correspondent a cable instructing him to report on Twain's funeral.
0 08-13-2015 in Religion Read More ›

3rd Culture Kids by Rodney Tilley

They are called many things: 3rd culture kids, military brats, missionary kids (MKs), immigrant children, and the list goes on. It means any of those children who, because of their parents' occupation or ethnicity, move a lot, and feel misplaced…
0 08-06-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"In Scorn of the Consequences" by Ronnie McBrayer

"If there was one last crust of bread in this town, it would be mine." That's a quote from a rather pretentious member of the clergy, stating how God would take care of him should the world come unhinged tomorrow. "Everyone else may starve,"…
0 07-30-2015 in Religion Read More ›