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John Glenn’s faith grew stronger in space

John Glenn’s faith grew stronger in space

  By Mark Ellis As an American astronaut he gained heroic stature when he became the first man to orbit the earth aboard Friendship 7 in 1962. Previously, he won five Distinguished Flying...
Kind Words MINISTRY TIP

Kind Words MINISTRY TIP

  By Rev. Doug Forbes Words are very powerful tools that should be used properly. We can use words that are helpful and kind, or we can use words that attack and hurt. Words can also be used to...
Suicidal Jewish man found the Messiah Christmas Eve, while reading Gideon’s Bible

Suicidal Jewish man found the Messiah Christmas Eve, while reading Gideon’s Bible

  It was a lonely Christmas when his wife showed him the door, until he met Jesus. By Michael Ashcraft On the night before Christmas, he was kicked out of his house. After years of “loose...
Christ Has No Body — But Yours

Christ Has No Body — But Yours

By Carol Round   GROVE, OK (ANS) — “When God’s people are in need, be ready to help them. Always be eager to practice hospitality” — Romans 12:13 (NLT). “Roll it, Carol!” It...
From gang members to followers of Christ

From gang members to followers of Christ

  By Lisa Falknor SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Last year, numerous gang-related shootings rocked a Springdale, Ark., community. Following the death of two young men killed in gang-related shootings,...
The Miracle of Jesus’ Birth

The Miracle of Jesus’ Birth

  By Keith Stump “Can you read that?” The tourist asked me, pointing to a large silver star bearing a Latin inscription: “Hic de virgine Maria Jesus Christus natus est.”...
Christmas Mittens MINISTRY TIP

Christmas Mittens MINISTRY TIP

  By Rev. Doug Forbes The old Salvation Army motto is “Sharing is Caring.” The Christmas Mittens activity will help your class members learn to share and learn to care about others. For the...
Don’t Hide Your Light! – A Matter of Faith

Don’t Hide Your Light! – A Matter of Faith

By Carol Round GROVE, OK (ANS – October 16, 2016) — “Don’t hide your light! Let it shine for all; let your good deeds glow for all to see, so that they will praise your heavenly Father”...
Monk run over by US tank, then attacked by ISIS, now ministers to refugees

Monk run over by US tank, then attacked by ISIS, now ministers to refugees

  By Mark Ellis First he was run over by a US tank, then ISIS forced him to flee his monastery in northern Iraq. Raeed, a monk from Qaraqosh, eventually established a temporary monastery in a...
The Greatest Thanksgiving

The Greatest Thanksgiving

  By Nancy B. Gibbs “Are you going grocery shopping today?” my husband, Roy asked when I picked up the telephone. “I plan to,” I answered. Thanksgiving was only a couple...