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Dealing With Disasters

Subscriber onlyDisasters have been happening since the beginning of time. And we have been dealing with disasters in much the same way since the beginning of time. Asking why did this terrible thing happen? Who is to blame? What do we do now? Continue reading...

The First Baptist Church Of Bethany

Subscriber onlyOur Sunday morning service at First Baptist Church of Pineville on Sept. 10 was brought to us by our Associate Pastor Ryan Crawford, reading from the book of Mark 2:1-12. The message titled "Getting People to Know Jesus." Continue reading...

The Skinny On Sin

Subscriber onlyGracie Allison and Linda Jarvis were celebrating birthdays and we greeted several visitors as we gathered to worship Sunday morning at Mill Creek Baptist Church. Special prayers were requested for many, including Tom and Mildred Sharp. Janet Chaney gave the devotional as she read "Jake the Rancher," a story about talking to God more than just when we are in trouble and need him immediately. Prayers can't be answered unless they are prayed. We need to kneel and pray but it is important that we know God. Scripture was from Matthew 6:32. Continue reading...

Total Solar Eclipse At Glendo, Wyo.

Subscriber onlyI enjoyed the articles about the eclipse by Kent Marts and Janelle Jessen, and as of this writing I look forward to reading David Cater's report. I cannot hope to top their reports; nevertheless, I will tell a portion of our story. Continue reading...

THE 3 R's

Subscriber onlyWhen I started to school, I learned the 3 R's ---Readin', Ritin'and 'Rithmatic. I learned that it was vitally important to know how to read. Equally important was the ability to spell and write. And Math was stressed as a valuable tool. At each Grade Level, we engaged in a class-wide Competition in each of these categories; we were rewarded if we finished 1st, 2nd, or 3rd --- no one else got rewarded. We learned to study hard and we strived to do the best we could. Continue reading...

Your Walk Talks Louder Than Your Talk

Subscriber onlyFall flowers adorned the sanctuary and we were greeted by Jerry Abercrombie who welcomed our many visitors to Mill Creek Baptist Church Sunday morning. Jerry was also celebrating a birthday and special prayers were requested for Ashton Cory, Steve Holly, Doug Holly, Jim Collingsworth, John Adams, Mertie Harmon and Sequoya. Continue reading...

Is The Majority Alwasy Right?

Subscriber onlyThat's a serious question and needs to be answered. But it's also a dangerous question because a conniving answer could undermine our social order. Remember, our society consists not only of various levels of government, it includes families, social clubs, churches, and businesses; and to a large extent our society is based on the "majority rule" principle. That's what local and national elections are all about. Continue reading...

Are You Making Wise Investments?

Subscriber onlyHere we are again sharing the Love of Christ with you. This is the day that the Lord has made, Let us be glad and rejoice in it. Continue reading...

Seriously? National Media Fair And Balanced?

Subscriber onlyDoes anyone really doubt that a lot of the national media coverage is slanted when it comes to reporting? Can anyone truly say, with a straight face, that they think most of the national media is fair and balanced in how they present the different views? Continue reading...