Grace Notes: God Bumps

By Debora Coty I get God-bumps when my friend Rachael tells about the miracle in her son Javin’s life. Thirteen years ago, Javin was born deaf. Rachael,...

Live Like You Mean It: Playing (Life) Where It Lies

By Derek Maul “Always be ready to make your defense to anyone who demands from you an accounting for the hope that is in you.”...

Grace Notes: Better Than Good

By Debora Coty Animal photos by my friend, Marian Crawford Bedecked in my flowered Bible Story Lady hat, I pulled yet another stuffed animal out of...

Hooked On Books: Celebrate Easter Every Sunday

On Easter Sunday, church buildings will once again be filled to the brim with record attendances. Easter is one of the most popular church...

Garvin Follows Biscuits Success With New Sweet Potato Love

By Marie Gilmore Local blogger, chef and cookbook author Jackie Garvin has become nationally recognized for the success of her first ever cookbook, Biscuits and...

Live Like You Mean It: Do We Share a Good Story?

By Derek Maul “Take hold of the life that is truly life.” – (1 Timothy 6:19) Today’s column is about the opportunity each one of us...

Hooked On Christian Books: Books To Beat The Back To School...

It’s that time of year again when parents are out buying back-to-school supplies, backpacks, lunch boxes and clothes for the new school year. This...

Pastor’s Corner With Jomo Cousins, PhD: Hannah’s Prayer For A Son

By Pastor Jomo Cousins, PhD 1 Samuel 1:9-20 (NLT) 9 Once after a sacrificial meal at Shiloh, Hannah got up and went to pray. Eli...

Live Like You Mean It Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There!

By Derek Maul Time is a collection of moments, and it is in the moments that we actually live. Thursday afternoon I found myself at an...

Local Grandmother Discovers Knack For Writing Children’s Books

By Andria Barrios Sherry Skovgaard, a local grandmother, began writing children’s books years ago when her children were small. But her writings are just now...