Faith

The NKJV Woman’s Study Bible review and Grow in the Word Giveaway

Creating habits of studying God’s Word can be challenging. Between the rat race we call work and trying to catch up on household chores, sitting down to truly study seems overwhelming. Study Bibles can enhance a Christian’s exploration of the Word greatly. Thomas Nelson’s recently released New King James Version […]

Arkansas City Ministerial Alliance has organized week of Easter services

The Arkansas City Ministerial Alliance has organized a week of Easter services. Each day next week, from Monday through Friday, there will be a service at a different church in Ark City. Free lunches will be provided because the services are scheduled to take place from noon to 1 p.m. […]

Aviator Church coming to Cowley County as part of evangelical outreach

Aviator Church is coming to Cowley County this year. The church will hold two informational meetings at Steamy Joe, located at 216 W. Central Ave. These meetings will be at 7 p.m. April 13 and 8 p.m. April 27. “We are still looking at all of our options as far […]

Sundin’s “When Tides Turn” a fun, fast-paced historical fiction novel

Sarah Sundin’s When Tides Turn is a fun, fast-paced historical fiction novel. The main character, Tess, wants to be seen as more than a pretty face as she joins the newly created Navy WAVES. She has her eyes set on no-nonsense Lt. Dan Avery, whose sole focus is his work — though […]

“Unchained” studies Biblical freedom in depth

Noel Jesse Heikkinen’s recently released Unchained: If Jesus Has Set Us Free, Why Don’t We Feel Free? takes a look at what freedom through Christ really means. He breaks some very interesting ground regarding the chains we place on ourselves when it comes to forgiving ourselves for past mistakes and believing […]

Decker: Protests are fine, but destructive tactics always are evil

For much of human history, regardless of the chosen nation’s political ideology, the human voice never has been silenced. From Russia and China to the United States and around the world — voices have risen up no matter the cost. As a minister of the Gospel, I have read the […]

Letter to the Editor from Arkansas City Ministerial Alliance

The Ministerial Alliance would like to formally recognize and publicly thank the brave men and women who work in law enforcement and public safety in our city and Cowley County. As we have worked in our county, we have consistently noticed the respect these men and women have for those […]

Sacred Heart’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul plans fundraiser drawing

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is holding a fundraiser — the proceeds of which will benefit those in need in the Arkansas City area. The nonprofit Catholic organization focuses on spirituality, fellowship and works of charity. It often collaborates with other organizations and people of goodwill in the […]

“The Daniel Code” by O.S. Hawkins: A guide to being a culture warrior

O.S. Hawkins has become well known for his “code” books, a series of books that deals with different aspects of faith by looking at Biblical examples. “The Daniel Code: Living Out Truth in a Culture That Is Losing Its Way” uses the Biblical example of Daniel to address living faith […]

“Moving Target,” third in the Elite Guardians, continues Eason’s excellence

Lynette Eason has done it again with “Moving Target,” the third novel in her Elite Guardians series. Eason masterfully builds tension throughout her novels, and “Moving Target” is no different. It’ll keep readers on the edge of their seats. Tensions ratchet sky high as Maddy and Quinn work to uncover […]