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Religion

  • COLUMN: Let your shoes bring good news

    Every morning we put them on. Maybe steel-toed boots if you work construction, maybe black dress shoes if you work in an office, or perhaps tennis shoes if you are getting ready for school. We all put them on and then take our first steps out into the world.

  • Shouse joins Spencer Christian staff

    Kenneth Shouse recently accepted a call from Spencer Christian Church to be its Pastoral Care Minister. Shouse was born in Anderson County and is married to Verlie Maddox Shouse and has two sons.

  • COLUMN: A glorious feast awaits

    Have you ever been to one of those fancy dinners? You know maybe a work thing where they serve rubbery chicken on linen tablecloths? Or maybe at a wedding reception with a buffet line? We’ve probably all been there from time to time, and probably had a pretty good time.

  • Church Happenings — Week of Sept. 18

    Knights to host open meeting with guest speaker
    The Knights of Columbus – All Saints Council will host an open meeting tonight at 7:30. The guest speaker will be Fr. Pat Dolan.
    As well as serving as pastor of two parishes, Dolan also serves with the Army National Guard. In January, he was promoted to brigadier general. He becomes the first Roman Catholic priest assigned as Army National Guard Assistant to the Chief of Chaplains for the United States Army.
    Dolan is currently pastor of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Church in Fairdale.

  • COLUMN: A heavenly banquet
  • PHOTOS: First Assembly youth group helps clean up at Valley Cemetery

    The First Assembly of God youth group cleaned up Valley Cemetery on Aug. 18. The Valley Cemetery Board of Directors supervised the cleanup. Board member Annelle Hoene said the assistance was very much appreciated. The youth especially enjoyed learning about the Civil War veteran buried there, she said.

  • COLUMN: Worry does not have to consume you

    Today’s scripture comes from Luke 12:22-34:

  • COLUMN: Life's simple things

    In my life I have been blessed to travel and to see some of the most amazing things, from the beauty of Yosemite to a snow covered village in the mountains of Japan, from the awesome power of a pacific storm crashing into the cliffs off of Washington’s Puget sound, to the splendor of a starlit sky while camping in the Appalachians. I don’t know how you could see those things and not be in awe of God’s handiwork.

  • Church Happenings — Week of Aug. 28

    Waddy concert series continues
    Appearing Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. at the shelter at Waddy Baptist Church in Shelby County will be Benson Creek. Attendees are encouraged to bring their instruments and voice-audience participation is encouraged for the second half of the program. Concessions will be available.
    This is a free community event sponsored by Waddy Baptist Church. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. This is the last concert of the summer series.
    For more information, contact Kent McKinney at 502-513-8100.

    Wakefield Christian plans

  • COLUMN: Work to be rich in the spirit

    Today’s passage comes from Luke 12:13-21: