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Religion

Pastor reflects on March for Life experience

My wife and I have been very strong prolife supporters all of our lives, but when we attended the 47th Annual March for Life rally Friday, Jan. 24, in Washington D.C. we were moved in such a way that we were not even expecting. It was the 47th Annual March For Life Rally since the legal ...

I am who I am

Our study has focused on presenting the gospel or the gospel of Jesus Christ. It is referred to as, “good news,” “good tidings” and “the story concerning God.” We have considered the preaching of Jesus and the Apostles as an example for us today. They certainly proclaimed more of a ...

Preparing your children to resist peer pressure

Question: I want to prepare my 11-year-old to resist the peer pressure I know she’ll experience in her teen years. How can I help her develop the confidence to do that? Jim: You’re wise to be setting the foundation early. Far too many teenagers seem incapable of resisting their friends ...

Coffee House hosts Singing Lions

LEWISTOWN — The Ellen Chapel Coffee House concert series will host the Penn State Singing Lions at 8:15 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8. This group of 18 energetic musicians will entertain with their voices and accompaniment. They will feature the Penn State songs that many local fans and graduates ...

Religion calendar

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Religion Calendar

Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Erin Thompson at (717) 248-6741 or by email at ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items ...

Family members are often critical

Question: I have a not-so-distant relative who is an extremely difficult person to be around. “Chris” can spot a flaw from across the room and never wastes an opportunity to criticize. I know I shouldn’t care what “Chris” thinks, but I do. What can I change in this situation? Jim: ...

Salvation was by grace through faith in Old Testament

Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning at this Scripture, preached Jesus to him. Acts 8:35 In the last article, I made the suggestion that we should look at (study) the preaching of Christ, if we want to correct the problems of the man centered religion in many of our churches today. In ...

In times of self pity, step away and worship God

Good morning — a windy morning, friends! It’s good to be inside and feel safe — ah, safe. Yes, it’s good to be inside the fold and feel safe! We all, like sheep, have gone astray — each of us has turned to his own way; and the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all. Isaiah ...