Tag: Lord

Hope for Today: The sports obsession cannot replace the love of Christ

The ancient people of Israel escaped their Egyptian slave masters for freedom. As they exited Egypt, Moses their leader, often spent time with God, seeking Him for guidance in governing the people. One time, he was alone with God for 40 days. As the time passed, the people began to […]

Fellow pastors, former students remember Fry for pastoring despite dying

Laughter and tears were equally present Nov. 4 during a celebration of the life of the late Pastor Mark Fry. The standing-room-only service was attended by more than 200 people. Fry died Oct. 20 after a long battle with esophageal cancer. Alan Brook, associate pastor for Calvary Chapel, was the […]

Mark Fry remembered by family, FLS director after passing away of cancer

Local pastor Mark Fry lost his fight with esophageal cancer Oct. 20 — one day after his 67th birthday. “At 7:20 a.m., Daddy was able to stand face to face with the Jesus he has been teaching about for over 38 years,” a member of Fry’s family posted to Facebook. […]

Eldon Ray Moorman

Eldon Ray Moorman, 75, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at his home in Arkansas City, with his wife and family by his side. He had fought a courageous battle against cancer. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at the Newkirk Church of Christ, 324 N. […]

Trinity Episcopal Church offers Christmas carols, special Christmas services

Trinity Episcopal Church in Arkansas City will be host to a Christmas Eve service this year. “Come celebrate the Nativity of our Lord at Trinity Episcopal Church,” states the church’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/TrinityArkCity. There will be Christmas carol singing at 9 p.m. Dec. 24, followed by the liturgy of Holy […]

“Giver of Wonders,” by Roseanna M. White: A review, guest post and giveaway

In a truly unique take on a Christmas story, Roseanna M. White unfolds the tale of Nikolaos the wonder-worker in “Giver of Wonders.” Nicholas, the basis for St. Nick as we know him, has the power to heal and knows his life is meant to be dedicated to the church. […]

Steven Kent Tredway

Steven Kent Tredway, 65, of Arkansas City, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at his home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield. Interment will follow at Burden Cemetery. Born Aug. 8, 1951, in Sedan, […]

Unconditional love difficult to model to those who’ve known little love

 “Love never fails…” — 1 Corinthians 13:8 There is such a thing as unconditional love. It is hard for us to grasp, and although we should aspire to love in the same way that our Lord does, we often fall short of this goal. This is due to our human […]