Just To Be Close To You

By Susan Niswonger / yesterday

My dad passed away September, 2001 and my heart still hurts with longing every time I think of him.  Dad’s 74th birthday is Sunday and our family holds the memories of his last earthly birthday year.  All of his kids and grandkids made the trek down to Doniphan, MO with no anticipation that this would […]


A Different Occasion

By Susan Niswonger / a day ago

My 4 year old granddaughter loves a party.  She views every occasion as an opportunity for a party.  Her parties always include cookies or cupcakes, candles, balloons, and fancy hats.  These occasions are fun and create memories that we will look on with fondness for years. One of the definitions of occasion is a convenient […]


Elijah Back In Israel

By James Thornton / a couple of days ago

Elijah The Tishbite #3 ELIJAH BACK IN ISRAEL: Elijah #3 Is A Continuation From Elijah #2. From My Book “Running In The Rain” We find Elijah back in Israel after three and one half years in a foreign country living on the provisions God had supplied to a widow woman. No rain had fallen during […]


If You Don’t Trust The Monitor, Unplug It!

By Susan Niswonger / a few days ago

Our grandsons, two-year old Caleb and two-month old Nathan stayed with us while Steven and Jenesa enjoyed a four day anniversary trip.  Caleb is an old hand at staying with Grandma and Grandpa.  He knows where I keep the toys, the step stool in the bathroom, his toothbrush, where his blanket is in his room […]


Can We Entertain The Traveler Without Cost

By James Thornton / a few days ago

Page Three Of Beware The Traveler 5. CAN WE ENTERTAIN THE TRAVELER OR WAYFARER WITHOUT COST? Romans 6:23. “For the wages of sin is death; …” The moral law of God is just as sure as his physical laws. Anyone who attempts to break the law of gravity will pay the consequences. By the same token the moral […]


Words Of Wisdom For My Children

By Susan Niswonger / 5 days ago

These are some words of wisdom that I’ve learned after 51 years of living. 1.      Your parents don’t really get smarter, you just learn to listen. 2.      You only get one time around; make every day count. 3.      Nothing you can do can ever make me stop loving you. 4.      Truth matters, find it, hold […]


Who Really Cares Anyway? God Cares!

By Nathan Stanford / 6 days ago

Who Really Cares Anyway? God Cares! I had a friend that I ran around with that always had a “don’t care” attitude.  In his mind, it seemed to me, he felt more macho if he pretended not to care what others thought about him or the things he did. We all know that no matter how […]


Naked And Don’t Know It!!!

By Susan Niswonger / 7 days ago

Isaiah 61:10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness. I am at church playing the piano, everyone is singing and acting as if nothing is out of place, […]


The Spirit of Excellence

By scott phillips / last week

The Spirit of Excellence In preparing for my midweek message on last week the Lord directed my study to the Book of Daniel. It seemed that highlighted in the text was this trait attributed to Daniel, that being that he had an excellent spirit. I began to look deeper into this and found that this […]


Prayer for Addiction

By Debra Jones / last week

Lord I am seeking you, my tears are flowing, my heart is broken  and my burden is deep. Addictions has rose up and claimed the life of one and on the heels of the other. Addiction not only destroys the user it seeks to divide and  destroy the family as a whole, the community and […]