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
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
I love study Bibles. A well-done study Bible can do much to enhance what time you have to study God’s Word. A while back, I reviewed the New King James Version (NKJV) Know the Word Study Bible. So, when the King James Version...Read More
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...Read More
I believe in the importance and power of prayer. Very few times in my life have I had someone refuse it. Mostly, whether they were religious or not, they seemed to welcome prayer. Elected officials are among those. I have heard...Read More
First and foremost, I’d like to say I really enjoyed the layout of the “Know the Word Study Bible.” The Bible includes many features such as book-by-book, verse-by-verse and topic-by-topic notes. Each book has an individual...Read More
For many years, I have heard the term “personal relationship with God” and wondered exactly what that statement entails. I understand what this term implies to those around us who are Christian. We, as individuals, spend time...Read More
Apparent Cowley County Attorney-elect Larry Schwartz has been providing more than one service to the citizens of Arkansas City. Not only does Schwartz currently serve as a deputy county attorney, but he also is a pastor at a...Read More
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