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Religion briefs

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Faith groups aid Haitian migrants, denounce mistreatment

By The Associated Press Faith-based groups — many of them longtime advocates for a more welcoming immigration policy — have been scrambling to keep up with fast-paced developments in the Haitian migrant crisis, trying to assist those in need while assailing the harsh Border Patrol tactics ...

Turn the tide

“This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalms 118:24 NKJV To “turn the tide” is to reverse the trend of events. Jesus is reversing the trend of events in Mifflin County. For far to long, the enemy has had his way. For far to long, the enemy has run ...

The two witnesses – Revelation 11:1-14

What’s your style of witnessing for Christ? A true heart of compassion will let people know of God’s love and that God has provided a way to experience true life, an abundant life. But How? Do we all have to share the same way? No, the unbelieving world is made up of all kinds of people: ...

Musings from the mountain

Good morning, friends! I’ve got this crazy, old country song running through my mind this morning. I’m not sure why. Maybe because it just made me laugh years ago when I first heard it. It says something like: God is great, beer is good, and people are crazy. Can’t tell you who sings ...

Southern Baptist committee funds sex abuse probe

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — A top Southern Baptist Convention committee agreed Tuesday to fund a third-party investigation into its handling of sexual abuse allegations but held off on waiving its attorney-client privilege for the probe, delaying for the future a decision seen as a key demand ...