Tag Archives: bible stories

What Language Did Jesus Speak?

Have you ever wondered what language Jesus spoke? Let’s take a closer look. What Languages Were Spoken in First-century Palestine? Before we can identify which languages Jesus spoke, we need to know what languages were spoken in first-century Palestine. Here are the three languages: Aramaic had been widely spoken since the Babylonian exile.   Since the […]

Who’s the Priority?

I’ve just had a lovely holiday abroad – only possible with a gift we receive for that purpose, and the fact that when there’s only two of you and you need accessible accommodation…It’s cheaper to go abroad! When I go through the airports I have ‘priority’ labels stuck on my wheelchair and my luggage – […]

Are You Equipping Your Children to Fight Spiritual Battles?

“Satan knows God created our children to reveal His glory, therefore he is doing all he can to defeat, distract, and deceive them from fulfilling their purpose.” – Gary Barkalow, founder of the Noble Heart Ministries Our children are in a spiritual battle and it’s our responsibility as their parents to give them all the […]

KLIFE ministry offering local children additional pathways to discipleship

ENID, Okla. — Each Tuesday evening, dozens of middle and high school students gather in Enid to study the Bible, learn about Christ and share enriching games and activities. These gatherings are not sponsored by any specific church, and are not tied to any denomination: They are hosted by KLIFE, a nonprofit, nondenominational youth ministry. […]

Frailty and Fog

I have a bunch of jumbled confessions to make, being that it’s Sunday and that’s a good day to admit to the reality of the soul. I really love the Bible, of course I do, but I dread, with a deep abiding dread, getting to the Passion Narratives. They, like the dark moments of David’s […]

Bible Study Fellowship Class to Start Thursday in Chehalis

  A women’s interdenominational Bible Study Fellowship class will be meeting 9:30-11:20 a.m. Thursdays starting next week at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2190 Jackson Highway, Chehalis.   Approximately 80 women from 30 churches throughout Lewis County and the vicinity are participating in this year’s study of the Gospel of John. The satellite class format and […]

Most area churches keeping doors open on Christmas Day

ASHLAND Since Christmas falls on a Sunday this year, it will be a change a pace for many churches to host a service on the holiday. However, for Calvary Episcopal Church, having a service on Christmas morning is an occurrence that takes place every year. Rev. TJ (Antoinette) Azar said the tradition began five years […]

Concert provides hope, home for uprooted church

Bible stories for kids

L inda Bell is a lady full of love. The Angleton resident said she loves people, loves God and loves to get together with people who love him as much as she does. That’s why she enjoys spending Sundays at Bible Way Outreach Church — and why she reacted so strongly when the church lost […]

Holiday and non-holiday highlights for your West Seattle Sunday

Here are possibilities for your Sunday, from the WSB West Seattle Holiday Guide and year-round Event Calendar: ARTS & CRAFTS AT C & P: Second day of C & P Coffee (WSB sponsor) Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair, 8 am-2 pm. (Added) Even if you went on Saturday – different artists/crafters today – including India […]

West Hills Mall hosts Winneba Youth Choir

The famous Winneba Youth Choir, Oguaa Youth Choir, Tesano Youth Choir, Joyful Harp Chorale and others will today perform at the West Hills Mall as part of activities lined up for the pleasure of customers of West Hills Mall this Yuletide.   Around this same time last year, a 120-member Winneba Youth Choir held shoppers […]

The Lad Bible publisher launches content agency

The Lad Bible: publisher’s new agency will work with agencies and brands The publisher has poached Ian Richardson from Vice Media to run Joyride. Richardson was formerly UK head of Virtue, one of several Vice Media agencies. There are 12 employees in total at the agency, which effectively rebrands the group’s existing ad proposition. Launch […]

Choral music giants converge at West Hills for Carols Night on Saturday

As part of activities lined up for the pleasure of customers of West Hills Mall this yuletide and festive season, some of the most sought-after choirs in the country will converge on the forecourt of the mall on Saturday for a memorable night of carols and inspirational choral music. The famous Winneba Youth Choir, the […]

Upvalley Christmas services

Calvary Chapel St. Helena Calvary Chapel St. Helena will hold its Christmas Eve Service from 5 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24 at the American Legion Hall, 1291 Madrona Ave. in St. Helena. Calvary Christian Church Join us for a Candlelight Christmas Eve Service at 6 p.m. that includes Christmas carols, the Christmas story, and […]

Bible Animals: From Hyenas to Hippos

Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin   •  12/13/2016 If you were asked to name a book that mentions lions, cheetahs, crocodiles, hippos and hyenas, your thoughts might turn to Tarzan or some other such exotic tale. Bears, jackals, monkeys and panthers are the domain of The Jungle Book. Yet all these animals are also found in […]