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Religion

Are Christians ‘packing it in?’

It’s very sad to me that many, many so-called Christians seem to be, “packing it in.” The urgency they once had to reach the lost and disciple others has diminished into a dying flame. The days of them waking up grateful for all the Lord has done, coupled with an excitement to shine His ...

Vacation Bible School offered across Juniata River Valley

Editor’s note: Below is a list of Vacation Bible School nights that have been submitted. To have your church’s Vacation Bible School event listed on the Religion page, email ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com ••• Lewistown Alliance Church Lewistown Alliance Church will hold ...

‘As long as there’s breath, there’s hope’

Good morning, my friends! Today, I’m doing some reflecting. It seems like only yesterday I was groaning about winter setting in and now, once more, it has passed. Here we are, almost passed by spring and about to embark on summer. I have always said that my favorite times of the year are ...

Is it time to slow down and take care of yourself?

From 30 years old and above, even to 50 years old ­ Numbers 4:30 Does it seem like something is wrong with our system here in America? Politicians and many government workers have early retirement plans along with social security benefits at age 62; that may also include health care benefits ...

Religion briefs

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 ...

Things you must know about repentance

I grew up in a church-going family, for which I am grateful. But if memory serves me well, what I often heard from the pulpit was only a “half gospel.” Yes, I heard a lot about “believing in Jesus” but little about sin and repentance and the righteousness of God. I don’t think I am ...