Monday, September 25, 2017

Area churches announce Holy Week services

Apostolic Christian Church (Country) — A Good Friday service will be held at 7:30 p.m. An Easter sunrise service will be held at 7...

Time to take a Devotional Break

A 21ST CENTURY CHRISTMAS Have you ever imagined what it might be like if the Messiah had been born in today’s world? While many are...

Washington court turns down florist’s appeal

Ruling upholds discrimination verdict in gay wedding case By RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a...

A Joyful Noise …GOD-INCIDENCE

Once Jesus started assembling a puzzle. His sovereign hands shuffled through a mound of scattered pieces until He plucked out the first one: A fluffy,...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: Oh, What a Savior!

Most of us would agree that death is an inevitable part of living. From the time of our birth, we are headed towards the...

A Devotional Break 09-02-2017

SPIRITUAL VERTIGO This year I learned first-hand what some people have known for years: the “thrills” of having vertigo. The room spun crazily around me as...

A Joyful Noise: 10-22-16

FRET NOT The world hurtles around the sun at about 93,000 mph. It feels faster in the back of a camper. There, on Friday, Sept. 30, I...

Two programs slated at Ossian Nazarene

The Ossian Church of the Nazarene has two programs — one on substance abuse and the other centered around music — scheduled for the...

A Joyful Noise: 8-27-16

A NEW PERSPECTIVE  Imagine, for one moment, that you woke before the dawn And saw a man in golden chains Tread slowly to your lawn Then orange and...

A Joyful Noise… 02-11-2017

WONDERFUL PEACE Once a tribe of Lenape Indians converted to Christianity and established a village called “Gnadenhutten,” or huts of grace, in Ohio. And there, they...