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It has been 63 years ago, on this day, that I graduated from high school. The viney honeysuckle is climbing over the banks below the old school building again, just as it always does...

Let’s make it personal.  Why Pentecost?  First of all it was a promise given to the believer and secondly it was a command authored by Jesus Himself telling the believers to wait in Jerusalem...
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I was sitting in my car with the windows rolled down. My daughter had a meeting in the building in front of me and I was waiting to give her a ride home. The...

In a previous issue I promised to try and answer the question, “why is the world afraid of Christians?” If you remember, we talked about the tragic and bloody history of Christian people through...
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Memorial Day is here once again - a time when we expect the sun to shine on us and our family barbecues. Now we can get together and get down to some serious frenzy...

Pentecost is not a religious denomination. Many Christians have said things that put Pentecost in a bad light. They have been labeled Holy Rollers as an example. If God so moved in the life...

Philippians 4:4 “Rejoice in the Lord always: again I say, Rejoice.” Depression is defined as “A psychotic or neurotic condition feelings of extreme sadness, dejection, and hopelessness.” Sometimes depression is a clinical condition...

What does it mean? What is the significance? How do we know for sure? Originally Pentecost was a Jewish religious holiday going back to the feast of Weeks. However, in the New Testament it takes...

I realize that there are some who read this column who are not Baptist. I wish to say that I appreciate you doing so. I trust that you have learned some things about Bible...

Spring seems to have evolved into summer-like days, with temperatures growing warmer, and blossoming beauty everywhere. The rains of May have spread a green patchwork quilt over our hills, a verdant lushness that covers meadows,...