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The events that took place Jan. 6 at our nation’s Capitol are reprehensible. As followers of Jesus, we can describe what took place in no other way than “Anti-Christ.”

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There is a scripture found in Mark 10:21: “Jesus looked at him and loved him. ‘One thing you lack,’ he said. ‘Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.’”  

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I’m not doing it this year. I refuse to set myself up for failure again like I’ve done in years past. Promises of eating less, cutting out anything that’s sweet and staying away from sodas have been broken time and time again and usually within the first 2 weeks of the new year.

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St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Romney might not be holding worship in person, but its pews were filled this month with provisions for Christmas baskets parishioners gave to 6 Hampshire County families with 27 children.

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One November night on a cross-country drive, I fell in love with the tradition of setting candles in windows.

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It's 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, and I'm sitting in a motel in Jessop, Md., writing because sleep for some reason is eluding me. I am here just outside of Baltimore because I am with a team of individuals from a few different churches, including Augusta, Kirby, Maysville and Cumberland, M…

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So have you ever wondered what it would have been like to have been one of the shepherds who was privileged to be invited to the manger the night that baby Jesus was born?

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We are currently in the Advent season. If you’ve been following the church calendar, you know this coming Sunday is the 4th week of Advent.

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“But Mary treasured all these words and pondered them in her heart.” (Luke 2:19, NRSV).

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Those words have echoed through countless church sanctuaries in Christmas programs and sermons across the ages.

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Love/like — sometimes we “label” someone on our initial impression. This labeling is bad business — especially if our judgments are negative.

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The days of the old cook stove and hand-drawn pumps for water are over, and you will never get another S&H Green Stamp for buying your groceries at a local food mart. Any vehicle that is simple enough to fix on one’s own is now a collector’s item, news travels faster on Facebook than it …

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It is the week before Thanksgiving and I will admit that I am having a difficult time getting into the thanksgiving spirit.

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I thought that the current state of affairs in the United States might make it easier, not more difficult, to write a column this week.

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First of all, my congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden. So is this the way I wanted it to end? Let me just say that he didn’t win on my vote, but he has been declared the winner.

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Well, we have passed the long awaited political battle at the OK Corral and now we wait for the smoke to clear and see who is left standing.

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I’ve decided to forego anything to do about the upcoming election this week. If you are like me, you are sick and tired of hearing about it, especially the arguing back and forth, the name-calling and accusations.

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I’ve read and heard quite a bit of intense talk about abortion especially as of late. The general election is coming at us fast as is a decision for another Supreme Court justice and both of these stir a lot of talk about abortion, often as a “pro-choice”/”pro-life” debate.

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Christians from Romney and beyond gathered on the steps of the Courthouse to pray and walk around Romney on Sept. 26. Prayers were lifted for the country, our leaders, the military, police, first responders, those who work in the medical field and those who are lost and hurting.

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“If My people, who are called by My name, will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”  [2 Chronicles 7:14].

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How is your joy? No, I didn’t ask if you were happy. What is the difference you ask? The Bible makes a distinction between a Christian’s happiness and a Christian’s joy. The opposite of one’s happiness is sadness. The opposite of one’s joy is anxiety. A Christian cannot be happy all the time…

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