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Kids learn life lessons through archery

Eleven-year-old Ryder Smith pulled back the bow, steadied his aim and let loose an arrow. Whack! The arrow stuck in the target — one of hundreds that hit their mark from dozens of third-, fourth-, and fifth-graders at Camano Chapel’s weekly Centershot archery program. “It’s something fun that I always wanted to do,” Smith said. […]

Why Does God Feel Far Away?

The guitar screeched out the first chord and the drummer pounded on the bass. Everyone jumped to their feet and belted out the words to one of my favorite praise songs. But instead of joining in, I glanced around the room. Most of my friends were clapping their hands and swaying to the beat. It […]

Satanist students advertise lamb sacrifice and Bible-burning event at Clemson University

  (Wikimedia Commons/hager.angie)The Tillman Hall at Clemson University.Students at Clemson University sparked outrage over an advertisement for a lamb sacrifice and Bible burning ceremony to “commemorate” a new chapel on the campus. A group of students referring to themselves as the Clemson Unorthodox Neo-Satanic Temple advertised the event on a flyer that was found in […]

Can You Become a Virgin Again?

It sounds ridiculous. Become a virgin again? Why not ask to relive last week? Yet if you’ve had sex, you may be saying, “I’ve asked for forgiveness. Now please tell me how to answer people who want to know whether or not I’m a virgin.” Maybe the best answer to the question, “Are you a […]

Be wary of advising kings

A torah scroll. (photo credit:REUTERS) A plain reading of the Bible would seem to indicate that advising foreign rulers is a good idea. The two most famous examples, Joseph and Mordechai, enjoy a meteoric rise to prominence. And they seem to deftly manage their respective ruler’s impulsiveness and even use it to their advantage. However, […]

God’s Waiting on You

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Elias Howe was working nonstop on his new invention, the sewing machine, but no matter what he tried, the stitches turned out sloppy. He was so focused on the problem that one night he dreamed he had been kidnapped by a group of tribesmen and given twenty-four hours to finish his invention! When his time […]

The Bible is more than you think it is

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Libraries were important sources of information when I was a child. We would sit for hours doing research for projects. While my children were at school, my wife often took them to the Krugersdorp library. I still remember how the books were shelved according to topic – science, history, geography, biology, sport or hobbies. Interestingly […]

RORY REPORT: Tips and tricks for studying the Bible

Rory Dee For The Leaf-Chronicle 1:49 p.m. CT March 3, 2017 I will openly admit it. I am horrible at keeping up with my own Bible study. I’m on the worship team at church, I go to a Sunday night teens Bible study, I attend Relevant (Wednesday night youth group), but when it comes to […]

Muscatine man turns leather carving hobby into career

Photo: Liora Engel-Smith, AP Muscatine man turns leather carving hobby into career MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Bob Husband began with a bible cover. Using leather he got from a repair shop in Muscatine and paper from his church bulletin as his pattern, he got to work, carving praying hands and “Holy Bible” in block letters. […]

Daily Hope with Rick Warren – February 25, 2017 by

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Three Questions to Ask of Any Bible Passage By Rick Warren “Does the LORD really want sacrifices and offerings? No! He doesn’t want your sacrifices. He wants you to obey him” (1 Samuel 15:22b CEV). If you aren’t experienced in applying God’s Word to your life, you might be frustrated. How do you do it? Today […]

Reformers urged learning of biblical languages

Copyright (c) 2017 Baptist Press. Reprinted from Baptist Press (www.baptistpress.com), news service of the Southern Baptist Convention. The original story can be found at http://www.bpnews.net/48371/reformers-urged-learning-of-biblical-languages NEW – 44 minutes ago by Benjamin Hawkins , posted Monday, February 20, 2017 (44 minutes ago) Martin Luther and John Calvin Martin Luther and John Calvin EDITOR’S NOTE: During […]

I Can’t Get Over Her

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Q. My girlfriend and I broke up a few weeks ago, and I just can’t seem to get over her. Even though I think it was good for us to break up, I don’t know how to move on. Are there things I can do to move forward? A. In a very real sense, you’re […]

Good parenting benefits children, society SUNDAY

As it is always my motivation, I hope most sincerely that this column has the capacity to influence positive action, as it broadens the content of the previous column titled “The student, the school, the parent, the church.” The reader will recall that it addressed the ill-behaved conduct of children observed by teachers in a […]

Junior HIgh learn Bible lessons with water theme

Frederick the Duck, shown above, was a main character assisting high school leaders Morgan Kamphaus, Trevor Fischer, Megan Schulte, Faith Oglesbee, Jade Zeller and Grace Cech. Other activities, shown below, during the Junior High gathering centered around water. St. Anthony’s Catholic Church was this year’s host of the event. (Putnam Sentinel/Nancy Kline) Source link