Tim’s Treasures Sled Hill By Timothy W. Tron Burke County “The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.”-John 10:10 As a child, I never understood why standing on top of Sled Hill and overlooking the trees, rooftops, and steeples in the tiny town of New Harmony made me feel as if I were somewhere else; somewhere in another place and time. Life would eventually lead me on a journey, led by the Master’s hand, to mountain tops...Read More
Month: December 2017
The Rest of the Story Farmer Doug I know that any of you that have worked in cornfield beans will understand how they can irritate your skin, that is what happened to Clint in this story and he was really shook up when he came in with the red whelks on his neck. His comment was always, “Strong Like Bull” but he really was a pussy cat around many of the farm activities. Many cases it really was the fear of the unknown in his world and very understandable. In the second story, my cousin, Betsy Herrell, was always...Read More
Reformers Unanimous Program for Changing Habits By Justin Norris McDowell County Many blessings to my brothers and sisters in Christ Jesus! My name is Justin Norris, director of the Reformers Unanimous of McDowell County. Reformers Unanimous, or as we like to call it, RU, is a Biblically based, Christ-centered recovery program designed to rescue, recover, and restore those with addictive behaviors with the power of the victorious life found only in Jesus Christ. My wife, Kayla, and I started out with what we truly felt was a calling to be missionaries to the inner city of Philadelphia. After several...Read More
Pause…and Consider Count on God for Christmas Surprises Ken and Jan Merop Avery County What was your best Christmas surprise? Did a loved one show up at your front door and surprise you? Did you open a gift that you never expected to receive? Did you get to take a trip you had always dreamed about? Christmas is about surprises, isn’t it? Rarely do we go around telling our loved ones what we are going to give them unless it is necessary for them to know so we don’t duplicate or misunderstand. But those are usually exceptions to...Read More
Christy’s Corner Bats By Christy Lowman Burke County By now, you have probably figured out that I love animals. I enjoy researching and learning fascinating facts about the creatures God has created! But today, I’m going to talk about a mammal I don’t like. Bats. I don’t like bats. Why you ask? Because they like to fly too close to my head! I cannot tell you the number of times that a bat touched my cheek or swooped within inches of my head! That’s why I do not like bats, but that is not fair to them. God made...Read More
- It’s a Really, Really Big Problem by Bruce Cannon : Drugs and alcohol are gigantic problems!!
- Christy’s Corner By Christy Lowman gives us a “Flashback to the Past”
- Loving Threads by Pastor Merritt Taylor is truly sharing the Love of Jesus!
- Somebody to Love by Tim Tron: Jesus is that Somebody!!
- Love by Pastor Terry Cheek says Valentine’s Day wisdom!!
Tomorrow is forecast to be Much Cooler than today.
Thursday 02/22 20%
High 80° / Low 55°
Mostly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.
Friday 02/23 20%
High 67° / Low 51°
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. Near record high temperatures. High 67F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 02/24 60%
High 66° / Low 55°
Rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers in the afternoon. High 66F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.