Our common faith in Christ should guide us

Paul writes, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation.” [II Corinthians 5:17-18, TNIV]

Faith in 140 characters...more is needed

We live in a world that is increasingly calling for a barrage of shorter and shallower communication exchanges rather than meaningful discourse.

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Children’s choir to visit Sunnyside

The Ugandan Kids Choir will be performing in Sunnyside on Sunday, May 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the Sunnyside Christian Reformed Church (700 N. 16th St.).

Gospel jamboree on tap Sunday

This coming Sunday’s Gospel music jamboree will feature returning musicians, Gwenyth and Kenneth Smotherman.

Take the pilgrimage of discovery

According to an ancient tale, three pilgrims set out for the Cave of Wisdom and Life. When they reached the mouth of the cave, the guardian said they had to answer a question before they could enter.

A rock for all ages

The Lord is my solid rock, my fortress, my rescuer. My God is my rock – I take refuge in him! He’s my shield, my salvation’s strength, my place of safety. – Psalm 18 (Common English Bible)

Teacher appreciates Rotarians’ classroom efforts

Learning takes on a different feel when a person can see up close the layers that have gone into transforming a single grain of sand into a rock the size of a child’s head.

The Great Banquet...begin practicing now

The Holy Gospel according to Luke, the 14th chapter: When Jesus noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, he told them a parable.

A violent grace

Easter is a season of hope and celebration.

Easter tidings

Easter is a day of gladness. In fact, I feel this is the most important holiday we celebrate because on Easter Jesus proved God’s love triumphs over hate and malice.

Pastor Katie Haney announces retirement

After 12 years as Sunnyside Presbyterian Church’s spiritual leader, Pastor Katie Haney has announced her last sermon will be given on Sunday, June 14, to the more than 150 members of the 16th Street congregation.

Maundy Thursday, Easter services on tap at G’view church

GRANDVIEW - Bethany Community (Presbyterian) Church in Grandview is planning celebrations in honor of Holy Week.

American Music Academy award winner will be in Mabton this Sunday

MABTON – Award-winning song writer and recording artist Leroy Blankenship will be the featured guest at this coming Sunday’s old fashioned Gospel music jamboree.

What is killing you with delight today?

Religious Reflections

Mary Oliver is one of our great contemporary poets, putting into verse what is extraordinary in the ordinary.