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Today's Features

  • by NED WAY
    Pastor of Chapel 73-Evangel, Taylorsville

  • Community Good Friday Easter Service April 3
    The Spencer County Ministerial Association is hosting their annual community Good Friday Services at Taylorsville United Methodist Church, 145 W Main Street, at noon on Friday, April 3. A light lunch will follow the Good Friday Service and take-outs welcome. Brother Greg Taylor, pastor of Bethlehem Church, will bring the message. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.
    Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt at Bethlehem Baptist Church, April 4, at 11 a.m.

  • Dear Savvy Senior,
    What products can you recommend for seniors with hand arthritis? I really struggle with anything that requires gripping and turning, which makes most activities difficult.
    Gripless Joan

    Dear Joan,
    There are literally hundreds of different arthritis aids and other products on the market today that can help people with arthritic hands and carpal tunnel syndrome.

  • Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 28 at Elk Creek Baptist Church
    Elk Creek Baptist Church will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 28 at 11 a.m. for children ages 1 year old -11 years old. Lunch and pictures with the bunny will be provided. Elk Creek Baptist is located at 5734 Elk Creek Road in Taylorsville and the website is www.elkcreekbaptist.com.

  • The Gospel reading for today’s message is from John 3:16: For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have everlasting life.

    This is one of the best known verses of the Bible. The words are simple, but yet profound. They are the Gospel message captured in a few words. If you can understand these few verses, they will be the cause of great joy and allow you to protect your faith against false teachings. Let us take some time and mine the riches of John 3:16.

  • A little boy was sick on Palm Sunday and stayed home from church with his mother. His father returned from church holding a palm branch. The little boy was curious and asked, “Why do you have that palm branch, dad?” “You see, when Jesus came into town, everyone waved palm branches to honor him, so we got palm branches today.” The little boy replied, “Really?, No way! The one Sunday I miss is the Sunday that Jesus shows up.”

    When Jesus made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, the crowds were going wild.

  • Maybe the problem is that I am getting older, but I think there is more to it than that. I think we live in confusing times. And I am really not talking about national or world news, though we all know there is plenty of confusion there! I’m just thinking of everyday kinds of things.

  • One of the most anticipated rites of spring is dusting off the tiller and heading out to the vegetable garden for a little soil play. It is one of those things you can’t plan for, though. It becomes a waiting game because we can’t do it if the soil is too wet; we don’t want to do it if it is too cold and we only have the time to do it when the weekend rolls around.

  • When we mentioned that Dr. J. Floyd Furnish of Spencer County delivered quintuplets, our information was a bit skimpy.

    Since then, we’ve learned more of the unique delivery.

    It happened Feb. 11, 1914 in a small two-room house on Plum Creek near Waterford. It was the first delivery of quints in the United States.

    The parents were Gaither and Bertha Drury: Gaither was from Spencer County, but Bertha’s family originated from the eastern Kentucky mountains.