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Faith, Family and Fun Found at Sportsmens Expo

By Susan Jones The threat of rain and eventual gully washer didn’t seem to dampen the spirits of anyone attending Saturday’s Sportsmen’s Expo for Life in Red Oak, VA. Fifty-five…

Prayer Changes Everything

Prayer Changes Everything

But while Peter was in prison, the church prayed very earnestly for him. Acts 12:5 I want to tell you a story about a sleepless church that was involved in…

Wait for the Lord

Wait for the Lord

Saul remained at Gilgal, and all the troops with him were quaking with fear. He waited seven days, the time set by Samuel; but Samuel did not come to Gilgal,…

The Heavens

The Heavens

Nature is God’s greatest evangelist. I saw it do its work many years ago in an Egyptian desert. My son and I traveled with a church group to Saint Katherine’s…

Strengthened to Share

Strengthened to Share

You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful…

Perfect Mission—Imperfect Church

Perfect Mission—Imperfect Church

We Evangelicals often say that we are “Great Commission people.”  We take seriously Jesus’ call to evangelize the world.  Matthew 28:16-20 contains Jesus’ Great Commission to His disciples, reminding them that…

Aggravation

Aggravation

Little things, big things, many things and a few things can cause one to get aggravated. I will try to list a few things that bother folks now and then.…

A Cat With No Name, Personality Plus & Electronics Dependence

A Cat With No Name, Personality Plus & Electronics Dependence

My new little tortoiseshell calico kitten is settling in nicely. Although, unlike her dozen or so tortoiseshell predecessors who liked me and hated almost everyone else, she seems quite taken…

A Place to Find Peace

A Place to Find Peace

Antioch Baptist Church invites Red Oak residents and others in the surrounding area to visit the Perennial Garden of Prayer located on the grounds of the church. The garden was…

Bringing Some Summer into Fall

Bringing Some Summer into Fall

“Falling leaves is autumn’s way of waving goodbye to summer.” I heard that one day last week and I don’t even remember who said it, but isn’t it a lovely…

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