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This Issue:

Nov/Dec 2014

  • enemies
  • hunger
  • everywhere God
  • and more!


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Think about This

Reading every word of scripture will help you learn the truth. But the real test of faith is if you become the truth.

—K. S. Hardy


10/30/14 at 06:30 PM


Machelle Smith

The Lord makes us strong
in his presence.
We are to praise God
all the time—
through the good
and the…

10/30/14 at 02:56 PM

Are You Living Your Faith?

Alyssa Liljequist, 21

Loving, helping, sharing,
serving, working, caring,
praying for those who have never heard
about the one, true eternal word
Giving so that they can be reached and fed
and have a place to lay…

10/28/14 at 03:17 PM


Katey Astleford, 20

I’m ordinary.
I’m an ordinary Christian,
a Christian who obeys the Ten Commandments,
goes to church,
and worships at the foot of the cross,
while others live their…

10/27/14 at 02:16 PM


Tynea Lewis

On my own
I cannot stand.
My strength is much too weak,
and I fall
when my eyes move
from the one who guides…

10/23/14 at 02:51 PM

Prayer for Truth

Adrian Agachi

Why do I love lies instead of you,
the almighty Truth?
I dare not say, for if I start to speak,
I might lie again; and your silence
would be unbearable.
I ask in…

10/14/14 at 02:50 PM

for the faith of the young ones

Raymond A. Foss

we give you thanks, oh God
for the faith of the young ones
hearts untrammeled by time
we share our joy
within the congregation
for hearts that are…

09/30/14 at 10:18 AM

scars of the bully

Raymond A. Foss

hurt of their words
pain of their abuse
far too many times the victim
in the schoolyard
scars of the bully, the bullies,
forty some years later
affecting my…

09/29/14 at 12:48 PM


Michelle Ankrum, 16

I am me.
Did you hear that?
I am me.
I am not who you think I am,
who you want me to be.
You insist on bullying me as if I were…

09/28/14 at 01:18 PM

Sticks and Stones

Lanny Farmer

It’s strange the way some are treated,
picked on, hurt, and defeated.
But the ones who are pushed, shamed, and hurt
will one day rise and find their worth.

If you see injustice…

09/26/14 at 11:23 AM

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