Tag: Word

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 […]

Thomas Nelson’s KJV Know the Word Study Bible Kindle Fire giveaway

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 (KJV) became available, I was very excited. […]

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 […]

Hope for Today: The importance of prayer for our new President Trump

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 of some who were extremely grateful that people were […]

Know the Word Study Bible great addition to enhance anyone’s study

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 introduction, study-the-book notes and verse highlights to help readers to deepen their study. This […]

Finding a “personal relationship with God” more than simply talking to Him

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 with God and maintain contact with Him. To those outside of our faith, […]

New county attorney Schwartz man of faith first, lawyer second

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 local church. While the two professions seem to be pieces from completely […]