Putting On My Glasses

  By Joseph J. Mazzella I was in the middle of a delightful dream last night when suddenly a loud CRASH startled me awake. The dogs in my bedroom all started to bark loudly. With my heart pounding I stumbled out of my bed and stubbed my toe on the dresser. I yelped and hopped on one foot as I fearfully opened my bedroom door. A dark form flashed More...

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Reject the Devil and Temptation

  By Lee Roy Anderson Jesus and Temptation. How did Jesus meet temptations which impoverish life? Matthew records the tempter coming to Jesus with the focus upon “if” questions. If you are the Son of God. More...

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Echo From the Hills – May 28th, 2014

Memorial Day is made for memories. As the first white piney rose (peony) bursts forth in a flurry of fragrant petals, I am reminded of many Decoration Days (as we once called it) that have passed. I am again a child, More...

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Echo from the Hills – May 14th, 2014

BACK HOME If I had the power to turn back the clock, Go back to the house at the end of the block- The house was “home” when I was a kid, I know that I would love it more now than I did.   If I could go More...

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Why mothers would make good politicians

  Dr. James L. Snyder In looking forward to Mother’s Day, I could not help but think about the mess our country is in right now. Not that messes remind me of mothers in particular, but honesty compels me More...

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Spiritual Leadership That Counts

By Lee Roy Anderson One of my favorite questions that people will ask me on occasion is what is God like? I immediately reply, He is like the perfect father anyone can have. For some of us that is a difficult concept More...

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God Sent Judges

  By Lee Roy Anderson The people served the Lord during the days of Joshua and during the days of the elders that outlived him Judges 2:7. There after they forsake the Lord and followed other gods, of the people More...

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Ring A Bell

By Joseph J. Mazzella I love the sound of ringing bells. The sweet music of church bells always brings a sense of peace to my souls. One of my favorite Christmas carols too is the Carol of the Bells. Even when I More...

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By John Pruitt On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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Unconditional Election

All of us are familiar with the principle of election. In this country, it has to do with our political system. Candidates run for a certain office, an election is held and the people vote for their favorite candidate. More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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Spicy BBQ Rub

To celebrate National Barbeque Month, we are serving up a delicious rub perfect for grilling. Make this spicy BBQ rub to use on pork, chicken, and even burgers. Throw it into a Ziploc® bag and throw it in the freezer More...