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Religion

  • COLUMN: Preach Jesus from the housetops

    I was visiting a person the other day and he asked me, “When you were preaching did you ever look out over the crowd and wonder how many in the congregation had ever told anyone about Jesus Christ?”

  • COLUMN: Just like cars, there are all kinds of people
  • COLUMN: Let the tears fall down

    One day when I was very young my parents promised me a day out. I don’t remember if we had planned a picnic or a trip to the zoo, I just remember that it rained cats and dogs. And I also remember how heartbroken I was. It wasn’t fair to my parents, they couldn’t help the rain, but I was so disappointed.

  • COLUMN: Saving up those heavenly treasures

    Matthew 6:19-21 says, Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal. But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust corrupt, and where thieves do not break through and steal. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

  • COLUMN: Should mothers work outside the home?

    In the last four weeks, I have heard a lot of discussion about Mitt Romney’s wife, who some say “never worked a day in her life.” The amazing thing is that we never go to the Bible for one answer about anything.
    We have heard from both Democrats and Republicans, both sides, but I think the way it sounds to me is they don’t care if she worked outside of the home or not. They are trying to use it for a political football.

  • COLUMN: Make sure to grow your seed of faith

    With spring here people all around are tilling up little plots and planting gardens.  I have enough trouble growing grass, so a garden is clearly beyond me!  But it amazes me to watch people planting seeds for tomatoes and cucumbers, for peppers and corn and beans and peas and whatever else they would like to raise.

  • COLUMN: Constitution written by ‘God fearing’ people

    I saw on the news where the U.S. Supreme Court was going to rule on the Obama health care plan and they were going to study it and see if it was unconstitutional. The way I understand it is that if they rule it is constitutional, we will be made to buy it, regardless of whether we want it or not. I have heard some say “there is no way they can make us buy something we don’t want; you know that is not right.”

  • COLUMN: Are you worn and weary?

    Do you ever feel like the wind in your sails is just gone?  Like the pep in your step has disappeared?  Like you can just barely make it through the next minute without collapsing?

  • PHOTO: Plum Creek plans soup supper, gospel sing

    Plum Creek Baptist Church will host a soup supper and gospel sing Friday at 5 p.m. The event will feature the Polston Family Gospel Singers, pictured. ‘Please join us for an evening of good food, fellowship and gospel music,’ organizers said. For more information, contact the church at 502-477-2582. The church is located at the corner of Highway 44 and Plum Creek Road in Waterford.

  • COLUMN: Don’t get hung up on numbers, preach the word

    After I was ordained and started preaching I thought that God would bless our church so much that we would have a big congregation.
    But you know, God had another idea. He did not think we were ready for a big congregation.
    The best thing about God is if you will listen to him, he always knows what is best.
    When we dedicated our church to God, we told him with a humble heart that we wanted him to be the leader of our church and we would follow him.
    The amazing thing is that Jesus sent the Holy Spirit to dwell in our church.