Beautiful Desolation by John N. Avis

Beautiful Desolation by John N. Avis

  On July 20, we remember, commemorate, and perhaps celebrate the 50th anniversary of man’s setting foot on the moon. Fifty years ago I was a high school junior spending the summer living and working at Covenant College on Lookout Mountain. That Sunday evening we...
Worry by Theresa Jennings

Worry by Theresa Jennings

  Have you ever been called a worrywart? A worrywart is one who either worries about people or situations himself or pesters someone else incessantly. A small child who continually distracts his mother who is talking on the telephone might be called a worrywart....
First Date by Dr. Jim Lewis

First Date by Dr. Jim Lewis

My father and mother met as teachers in a small country school in North Carrollton, Ms.  He was the superintendent, and she was the new Latin and English teacher recently graduated from Blue Mountain College.  Money was scarce in 1930 in the depths of the Great...
Separation of Church and State by Carmen Anderson

Separation of Church and State by Carmen Anderson

  This week we will celebrate our country’s birthday, our 243rd, to be exact. Quite an accomplishment for a still, somewhat fledgling nation. However, it’s a day to be thankful that we’ve made it to this point, in spite of the difficulties that have assailed us,...
Baptism by Frances Breland

Baptism by Frances Breland

Recently both of my boys have expressed an interest in being baptized. While it is exciting to see their developing faith and understanding, it has also raised all kinds of questions for me personally about the timing, meaning and significance of baptism. Let me...
God’s Grandeur by John N. Avis

God’s Grandeur by John N. Avis

Psalm 19: 1 – 4 (KJV) 1 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handiwork. 2 Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. 3 There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. Growing up, family...

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