Two months ago, my family and I laid my father, Paul Decker, to rest after he unexpectedly died of advanced pancreatic cancer on Nov. 13, 2017 — three days after his diagnosis. The holidays were obviously different for our...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
“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....Read More
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