Robinson's oldest church to celebrate 175 years
One of Crawford County’s oldest churches is celebrating its 175th anniversary.Robinson First United ...
Church News 9-11September 9, 2021
Flat Rock First Missionary BaptistOn Sunday, Flat Rock FMB will receive its monthly loose pocket cha...
Should we roll the dice on gambling?
Q: Dear Pastor, Why do some people consider gambling a sin? It’s practically family-friendly these days.
Hallelujah — she’s baaaaack
I have learned that you don’t miss something until it is gone. Unfortunately, sometimes, it’s too late. Over six weeks ago, or was it nine months, I took my truck in for a regular checkup. I was going away for the week, so I thought I would drop the truck off and let them work on it when they had time, and then when I come back, it would be ready.
What’s all these gadgets for?
Without any hesitation, I will gladly admit that I am on the short side when it comes to gadgets. For me, most of them do not make any sense at all. Instead, I like things simple and easy.
Can my deceased fiancé hear me?August 19, 2021
Q: Dear Pastor, My fiancé died suddenly three weeks ago. I’m suffering and I talk to her all the time. Can she hear me?
Riven Quartet coming to West Union
Riven Quartet, a newly formed Southern Gospel quartet in the St. Louis area, will be at the West Union Christian Church on Sunday, Aug. 29.
Seeing God’s face: a contradiction?July 22, 2021
Q: Dear Pastor, The Bible says God talked face to face with Moses. A few verses later it says we die...
Church News 7-24July 22, 2021
Highland Church of ChristHighland Church of Christ will be holding Vacation Bible School from Aug. 9...
Receiving God’s love can be difficultJuly 15, 2021
Q: Dear Pastor, I have a hard time feeling God’s love. What’s wrong with me? A: There’s nothing wron...
Where Oh Where Is My Hair?
I must confess I sometimes get so busy that certain things have slipped my mind. I don’t do this int...
I’m not convinced heaven is betterJuly 8, 2021
Q: Dear Pastor, why would I want to go to heaven? Life is good here and besides, I’d probably need t...
Any Pie à la Mode Is My Kind of Pie
Choices are a very important part of our everyday life. I am what I am today because of choices I ma...
Church News 6-19June 17, 2021
Duncanville Missionary BaptistOn June 27, Duncanville Missionary Baptist Church will hold a Sunday E...
Speak God’s name with caution
Q: Dear Pastor, On the subject of taking God’s name in vain: What does that mean, exactly? Also: Is it his name or title?
Dreams from God are increasingJune 10, 2021
Q: Dear Pastor, Many people seem to be having God-dreams these days. Why is this happening and what is it for?
I may be a knucklehead, but I’m not insaneMay 19, 2021
Nobody is perfect except maybe the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage comes close. I’ve never caught her in some imperfection, or if I had, nobody would know it from me.
Tattoos and piercings: Sinful?May 19, 2021
Tattoos and piercings: Sinful? Q: Dear Pastor, Are tattoos and piercings wrong?
What would the world be without apple fritters?
Stress is not something new in my life or anybody else’s, for that matter. The thing about stress is that you never get used to it, or at least I don’t. I don’t know what I would do if one week I had no stress at all. When that happens, I’ll let you know.
Let us listen to the prophets
Q: Dear Pastor, Many of my friends are watching prophetic videos instead of the news. Who are these prophet-people? A: I’m one of these prophet-watchers, myself. While I haven’t sworn-off conservative news outlets altogether, the media has certainly broken trust as a reliable source of truth in the last few years. Prophets often inform us of the true facts behind what the news reports.
Twenty new cases here
Twenty new cases of the coronavirus were reported by the Crawford County Health Department Thursday,...
Hutsonville holding special meeting FridaySeptember 23, 2021
Hutsonville School Board will hold a special board meeting on Friday, Sept. 24.