Sudan’s Christians enjoy holiday amid hope for new freedoms

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Sudanese Christian marchers weaved through bustling markets and traffic-clogged streets wearing “I Love Jesus&#...

December 26th, 2019 |  


Getting Ahead: ‘Manipulation’

Getting Ahead: ‘Manipulation’

Most children will go to the easiest parent to get their way. The process that they seem to learn, without being taught, is to work one against the ot...

December 26th, 2019 |  


The Trumpet Sounds: ‘Here comes 2020’

The Trumpet Sounds: ‘Here comes 2020’

In less than a week we will enter 2020. I still remember being excited about the year 1999 because 2000 was coming. Many people anticipated a complete...

December 26th, 2019 |  



Looking unto Jesus in the New Year

Looking unto Jesus in the New Year

Hebrews 12:2, “Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the...

December 26th, 2019 |  


How long is the sermon? Study ranks Christian churches

NEW YORK (AP) — How long should a sermon be?The major branches of Christianity in the U.S. have sharply different traditions, with sermons at hi...

December 19th, 2019 |  


Pondering Christmas this year

Pondering Christmas this year

Luke 2:19, “But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.”The word ponder means to think deeply, to examine, meditate or...

December 19th, 2019 |  


Getting Ahead: ‘Hidden treasure’

Getting Ahead: ‘Hidden treasure’

When I was a boy I used to hunt for treasure. We had heard a report that there was a diamond embedded in a rock cliff way back in the woods. My friend...

December 19th, 2019 |  


New Holland UMW hold Christmas celebration

The New Holland United Methodist Women held their annual Christmas celebration Wednesday evening, Dec. 11 at the church.Rev. Brian Dunham gave the pra...

December 19th, 2019 |  


The importance of truthfulness

The importance of truthfulness

Proverbs 12:19, “The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.”Truthfulness is one of the attrib...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Getting Ahead: ‘Fighting the fog’

Getting Ahead: ‘Fighting the fog’

When I take a shower every morning the mirror fogs up. I wipe it and the moisture streaks around, and then the fog builds right back up.We have a very...

December 12th, 2019 |