Ann Leach: Good time to focus on gratitude
It's a great time of remembering our good and calling forth more. I haven't always understood the power of offering gratitude for the everyday moments of my life.
Rich Brown: Tenor David Phelps to perform at Galena church
David Phelps is a nationally known Christian vocalist, songwriter and vocal arranger, but he may be taking on a new role as Superman with his schedule leading up to the Nov. 10 benefit concert for Watered Gardens Gospel Rescue Mission.
Craig Tally: Xenophobia can be easy to catch
He was a young Middle Eastern man sporting a thick beard and the attire of his world, a lengthy cotton shirt reaching down to his knees and cotton pants. (Actually, his dress looked to be ideal for a long flight.)
Growing Harvest: Halloween-alternative event moves to new site for bigger crowds
It started 17 years ago as an alternative celebration to Halloween.
Around 25 children showed up to play games and get their treats in a back room of Calvary Chapel. It was simply called the Harvest Party.
Challenging time for Christian adoption movement
To many Christian evangelicals, their commitment to finding homes for the world’s orphans is something to celebrate — and they will, gathering at hundreds of churches across America to direct their thoughts and prayers to these children.
Rich Brown: Local gallery, studio hosts benefit auction for OCC grad's Congo ministry
A benefit art auction for that ministry, Mwangaza International, will be held at Local Color Art Gallery and Studio, 1027 S. Main St., in the Gryphon Building from 7 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 26.
Ann Leach: Ocean trip an inspiration for finding peace
It was a business trip that took me to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina last week, but it was the ocean that captured my heart once again.
Terry Mattingly: Persecution stories on the rise worldwide
Churches were burning in Pakistan, while African Christians died and radical forms of Islam threatened monasteries, sanctuaries and villages in Egypt, Syria and Iraq.
Rich Brown: Mouton a recognizable name at Fairview Christian
Occasionally you hear of a son following in his father's footsteps as a minister but not so often at the same church. That is the case with Boyce and John Mouton.
Attack on Jerusalem graves unnerves Christians
Christian leaders in Israel are up in arms over what they say is a string of relentless attacks on church properties and religious sites — most recently the desecration of a historic Protestant cemetery where vandals toppled stone crosses from graves and bludgeoned them to pieces.
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