Monthly Archives: October 2016

Orthodox Christian Stewardship: What do Jesus, the Bible, and the Church Fathers Say about …

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“Where your treasure is there will your heart be also.”[1] These words of Jesus have resonated within the hearts of people for two thousand years. What was Jesus talking about? What do Jesus, the Bible, and the Church Fathers have to say about tithing and giving to God? The Scriptures have no less than 2,350 […]

New Charismatic Bible Includes Hundreds Of Blank Pages For Personal Revelation

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U.S.—A new edition of the Bible released by Charisma House publishing includes hundreds of blank pages sandwiched between the book of Revelation and the usual array of maps of the Bible lands, sources confirmed Friday. The new pages, intended to be used for regular, personal revelation from God directly to present-day Christians, reportedly come completely blank, […]

More Than a Game

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When U.S. sports officials gather to watch America’s best hockey players try out for the 1980 Olympic team in the movie Miracle, there’s something they don’t know. Coach Herb Brooks has already made his list. When Herb’s assistant coach sees the list, he says, “You’re missing some of the best players.” “I’m not looking for […]

North Augusta community remembers, honors Ella Bumgardner

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Staff Photo by Nick Terry North Augusta Department of Public Safety leads the funeral procession for Ella Bumgardner down Georgia Avenue on Wednesday. NORTH AUGUSTA — For a few minutes early Wednesday afternoon, downtown North Augusta stood still. Traffic stopped, shop owners stood in front of their businesses and residents lined […]

Civil rights training good for teachers

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By Homer McMillan III Special to the Times In an Oct. 6 Apalachicola Times article “Teacher workshop on religion draws concern,” the paper reports that in a recent meeting, School Board Chair Pamela Shiver raised serious concerns about violation of the civil rights of several students by the Franklin County School District. “There are […]

Crofton/Odenton: Trinity United Methodist offers free preschool program

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Tucked away off Patuxent Road in Odenton, Trinity United Methodist Church offers a free Tuesday morning preschool program. On Tuesday mornings from 10-11 a.m., preschool children aged 3-5 can come to “Kids of the Kingdom” for a free, drop-in preschool class. “Kids of the Kingdom” is the brain child of two, certified early childhood educators […]