Lottie Moon was a four-foot, three-inch spiritual giant who pushed the absolute limits of missionary work in China. In October 1873, at age 33, she arrived in China as a career missionary. With the exception of occasional visits home to America, she remained in China for the rest of her life, s
Schools will soon be closing for the holidays, and many families will look for a couple of family-friendly, entertaining activities. Many parents – and grandparents – search for something that the young ones will enjoy. Some interesting activities are available within our region.
Ecc. 3, tells us there is a time to laugh- that’s from the Bible you know. It also tells us there is a time to morn. We didn’t morn, however we heard plenty of it on the beginning- boring speakers, mournful singing, in fact a whole hatful of mournfulness.
My granddaughter, Sabria, came to me one day last week and said, “Gee, I have bad news.” “Oh really,” I said, “What is it?” “We have no presents under our tree,” she said.
“One” is an interesting word. “One” stands for unity and wholeness. It tells us how many churches Christ established (Matt. 16:18). “One” is what Christ prayed that His disciples would be (Jn. 17:21). It also represents the number of times we get to live in this world!
I recently overheard a discussion about how Christmas is no longer treated as a sacred day or as respectfully as it once was. As the discussion progressed, I silently agreed with much that was said. Our attitudes toward Christmas have changed.
There is a long road, with a slight curve, going up a hill. Near the top on the left are two houses. Only two. I’ve never known who lives in the first house; just a driveway separates the two, although neither the occupants own a car.
A few weeks ago, I drove to New Orleans to help my daughter, Nikki, pick out a wedding dress. I was a bit apprehensive about the trip. It wasn’t about the drive, I love to drive; although, I do have to keep an eye on my right foot. It has a mind of its own, and has caused me many dollars in sp
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