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Religion

Homeschooled duo to perform

BELLEVILLE — The Buffalo Mountain Bluegrass band will perform at Watts Memorial United Methodist Church in Belleville fron 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 19. The event will be held inside if there is inclement weather. The band consists of home schooled sibling duo, Autumn and Canyon Moore. They have ...

Building walls, lifting spirits

McALISTERVILLE — The congregation of Bunkertown Church of the Brethren came together this summer to build a wall that will be used to construct a home for a family in need. The wall will make a trek to West Point, Georgia with a hand full of local missionaries in October, where the house ...

Lessons learned by ministry bloopers

I have been a pastor for over 13 years. While some would say I am just getting started, it is amazing to me how many stories I can recall — stories of failure, success, loss, pain, elation and everything in between. No doubt there are different categories, and I took the initiative to record ...

Do suicidal thoughts reflect weak faith?

Only a few people knew Shannon’s secret. Shannon was a mother of three, the wife of a prominent real estate broker and church elder. Like her husband, Shannon was very involved in church as a deaconess and as part of the evangelism visitation team. Her church friends viewed her as a “super ...

There is a solution for your bleeding hearts: Jesus

Good morning, my dear friends! At last writing, I had been in Maine. Today, I’m sitting high on a mountaintop in Colorado, our second home. It’s home to us for many reasons, but at the very top of the list for me is the precious time I get to spend with my dear grandchildren. This ...

Religion briefs

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