Continue addressing emptiness of prayers forgotten

“God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1).

Golf tourney, banquet slated to promote good marriages

Couples are invited to attend the Healthy Marriage Golf Tournament and Banquet at Cherry Hill Golf Course in Granger on Saturday, Sept. 20.

Zombie hunt planned for Halloween

Halloween just got more exciting in Granger as everyone in town is invited to participate in a zombie hunt...

The sweetest fruits: gentleness

A reading from Paul’s letter to the Philippians, the 4th Chapter:

Long-time pastor retires

A familiar presence in the community for 20-plus years, Rev. Larry Mays is stepping away from the pulpit at Sunnyside’s Seventh-day Adventist Church.

St. Joseph’s offers classes to parishioners

Sunnyside’s St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish has started registering people for religious education instructions, as well as for preparation for the sacraments of baptism, reconciliation, first communion and confirmation.

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Christian club speaker now at peace with her life

Sometimes change is as simple as sitting in a different pew at church. But sometimes, change can be as life altering as the end of a 43-year marriage.

Lessons from our dogs

Not so long ago I was browsing in a gift shop featuring lots of “touristy” merchandise.

Risk getting contaminated

When I lift weights at the club, I always hope I don’t get an itch on my face or lint in my eye. I sure don’t want to touch my face and risk an infection from whatever cooties are residing on the weights that hundreds of people have handled and sweated on.

Sign-ups ongoing for live simulcast

Sunnyside Christian Reformed Church at 700 N. 16th St. will host a live simulcast on Saturday, Sept. 13, featuring national bestselling Christian author Beth Moore.

Vacation Bible School includes soccer clinic

It’s time again for the Sunnyside Grace Brethren Church Vacation Bible School/Soccer Clinic.

Walk, work and rest: the unforced rhythms of grace

For my column I would like to share some insights using the SOAP method of Bible study and journaling. I learned this tool from the writings of pastor and author Wayne Cordeiro and his Life Journal method of devotions.

Sunnyside church to host piano concert

Kenny G and Jose Feliciano are some of the musicians who accompany Seattle native John Nilsen.

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Faith can help meet life’s challenges, says Christian ladies club speaker

Nancy Stolz of Tacoma has experienced a number of challenges throughout her life.

Honesty is really the best policy

The purpose of my column today is to fully examine the principle of honesty, including the challenges of living this principle today, and the benefits we can receive from being honest as individuals, families, a nation and as Christians.