• Our safety is an illusion?

    He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day. Psalm 91:1-16

  • WWJD? You might be surprised

    A few weeks ago, a woman called me with an idea for my column.

    She had just read “In His Steps,” a book written in 1896 that sparked the “WWJD” (What Would Jesus Do?) phenomena in the 1990s, the WWJD bracelets, bumper stickers, refrigerator magnets, et al.

    The book, written by Charles Sheldon, is a fictional story about a pastor who challenges his congregation not to do anything for an entire year without first asking, “What would Jesus do?” and then do that.

  • Church News | Oct. 1, 2015

    Hymn sing Oct. 1, at Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1. For more information contact Pastor Bobby Wade, (502) 255-7510.


    English Baptist Church yard sale

    English Baptist Church, 3449 Hwy 389, will hold a Yard Sale, 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3,  lots of miscellaneous items.


  • Praying together
  • The story of Sam

    The story I’m about to share with you is true. As they used to say on Dragnet for those of you old enough to even remember the TV show…”The names have been changed to protect the innocent.”

  • Church News | Sept 24., 2015

    Carrollton Christian hosts free concert

    Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth Street will present a free concert featuring the Commonwealth Quartet at  7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, and during Sunday worship service at 10:45 a.m.  A love offering is accepted. Non-perishable food for the Carrolton food pantry also will be accepted.

    Sanders Baptists hosts hymn sing

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m.

  • Learn to say ‘no;’ prioritize time with your family

    Have you ever wondered why God created us to be in families?  Couldn’t God have just grabbed up some dust in his hands, smooshed it around a little and formed each of us just like he did in the beginning? 

    While this is entirely possible, that isn’t the path that God chose. Rather, God chose for humanity to find its root in family.

  • Defining a ‘church’

    What is a church?

    If you use google as a browser, you may find a definition like this: “A building used for public Christian worship”, that is not the definition of a church. I’ve also found other definitions, the church is ‘you.” The bible mentions, if you are a Christian, that our body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, not a church. Another definition that I found in the dictionary, the clergy or the pastor that’s not a right answer either. So what is a church then? I’m glad you asked.

  • The ‘tocayo’ of Christ 

    In my family we have two new babies: Lily Aaron and Zachary Jack. 

    Lily is my niece Jennifer’s third daughter and Zach is my nephew Shane’s third son. Both babies were born just a few weeks apart, Lily in July and Zachary in August. My sister now has six grandchildren. 

    If Lily had been a boy she would be Jack Aaron. 

    Jack is my dad’s name. Aaron is Lily’s dad Marc’s middle name. 

    Got all that? 

  • Prayer walk held Sept. 8

    There will be a Hope Over Heroin Community Prayer Walk and Kindness Ministry beginning at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St., at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8.

    Join with other churches and concerned brothers and sisters in Christ who will be walking through the neighborhoods of Carrollton. Prayer will be offered for those that request it. The kindness ministry will be handing out candy bars promoting the Hope Over Heroin Event Oct 2-3 at Bicentennial Park in Madison, Ind.