God’s Kids Korner: Jesus feeds the 5,000

God’s Kids Korner: Jesus feeds the 5,000

I’m going to briefly tell you this Bible story, but you really need to hear the whole story to understand it. Ask someone to read it to you from...

July 30th, 2020 |  


Cross Words: A life marked by grace

Cross Words: A life marked by grace

There are times when, as Christians, we need to be reminded of God’s work in our lives. This week, I invite you to ponder Ephesians 2:1-10 with ...

July 30th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: God’s word is always the same

Search the Scriptures: God’s word is always the same

In the Psalms, we read, “Forever, O LORD, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens. Your faithfulness endures to all generations; you have estab...

July 23rd, 2020 |  



Cross Words: Knowing God as Father

Cross Words: Knowing God as Father

I’m getting married in less than five months, and as a young man, I’ve felt the pressure to become independent faster than I had originall...

July 23rd, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: The treasure of sharing

A Hunger for More: The treasure of sharing

In the midst of great divides, the treasure of sharing a special connection with others is increasingly precious. It cannot be overstated that much of...

July 23rd, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: The parable of the hidden treasure and pearl… Matthew 13: 44-46

God’s Kids Korner: The parable of the hidden treasure and pearl… Matthew 13: 44-46

This week we are looking at one of Jesus’ parables that is not quite so familiar and not so easily understood as some of the other ones. Have so...

July 23rd, 2020 |  


Reader discusses historic ‘cause and effect’

Dear Editor,There seems to be an idea that we can change or delete history by omitting references to certain events or, as in recent times, by removin...

July 22nd, 2020 |  


Reader remembers the good, the bad

Dear Editor,I’d like to respond to the July 4 “Mason County Memories,” (column) written by Chris Rizer. It was an interesting articl...

July 21st, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: Enduring the truth

Search the Scriptures: Enduring the truth

The prophet Amos was sent by God to warn the nation of Israel concerning their impending destruction. Their sins of materialism, idolatry and wantonne...

July 16th, 2020 |  


Cross Words: The call to discipleship

Cross Words: The call to discipleship

There’s an old proverb which reads, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.” In other words, you can pro...

July 16th, 2020 |