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Religion

The local church, a fortress for truth

In a day where “fake news” is a reality, fabrications and outright lies are told to the public and established authorities can no longer be trusted, where do we turn to find the truth? Without truth, our society crumbles. How do we determine fact from fiction? Must we sift through volumes ...

Judge people by their life, not their words

From thirty years old and above, even to fifty years old — Numbers 4:3 In the last article, we considered the fact that the Levites were relieved of their heavy lifting and hard labor at age fifty. Numbers 8:26 says, “They may minister with their brethren in the tabernacle of meeting, to ...

VBS being offered across the 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 ••• Strodes Mills Baptist Church Strodes Mills Baptist Church, 8151 U.S. ...

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 St., Lewistown, PA 17044. Items must be ...

Tackling mental health

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As student anxiety skyrockets, campus ministries are trying to help by not only offering the comforts of faith and community, but also creating collaborations with mental health professionals. On Ivy League campuses, large public institutions and faith-based colleges, ...

Five reactions in scripture to one Savior

The first 11 chapters of the gospel of John describe the entire 3-year ministry of Jesus from John’s perspective. But the second half of the book from chapter 12 to the end covers only one week. What you see in the final chapters is the polarization of love and hate. That should come as no ...