Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A Joyful Noise: To tell the truth

Riddle: What does everyone want to share, and no one wants to get? Opinions. In an age of MSNBC, Fox News, Washington Post, and Rush Limbaugh,...

Pack Away Hunger Campaign at Wyneken Lutheran School set for March 23 & 24

On Friday, March 23 the cafeteria at Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School, 11565 N. U.S.-27, Decatur, will be full of activity as they plan to...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: PILGRIMS AND FAITH

PILGRIMS AND FAITH This week marked another birthday in the life of our nation, and my thoughts turned to pilgrims throughout time. Not just the...

Mennonite Choral Society to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Nov....

The Mennonite Choral Society from the First Mennonite Church in Berne has been invited to sing in Carnegie Hall in New York City on...

A Joyful Noise: More Sounds of the Season

Jay Livingston and Ray Evans got it wrong. In their perennial Christmas favorite, the two songwriters promise that yuletide pilgrims “on every street corner will...

Chester Center Gospel Sing April 13

A Gospel Sing will be held Friday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Chester Center Church at 9009S., 300W., Poneto (across from Southern Wells...

Portland’s Arts Place starts handbell choir in September

Arts Place in Portland will offer a handbell choir experience this fall through its MusicWorks program. The group will meet on Tuesdays from Sept....

Time to Take a Devotional Break: HOW CAN WE HELP?

HOW CAN WE HELP? Only two days before Christmas 2017, a snowy fall in my front yard caused a fracture of my left femur. Lying...

A Joyful Noise … GOD OF THE LIVING

GOD OF THE LIVING May 10 came and went without the trumpet. And it came and went without fanfare as well. Yet this day — 40 days...

A word on behalf of religion

These have been hard times for American institutions. Over the past four to five decades, confidence in nearly every institution of American life has...