S Weekly Devotion

"Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me." Mark 10:21 (Read all of Mark 10:17-31) ... How many of us are willing to sell all that we have, give the money to the poor and take up the cross of suffering to follow Jesus? Continue Reading »

S Snow arrived early

The first snowfall of the season came early this year, with about a half inch falling Sunday. November was barely half over and perhaps we weren't quite ready for it, but the sky darkened and fine flakes began to fall just before noon. The flakes grew larger and fell pretty steadily through the early afternoon until the ground was covered with a dusting of white. Continue Reading »

S A Little Doctrine for My Kids Continued

What is prayer? Continue Reading »

S Forecasting with an asterisk attached

Announcement! Flash! Extra! Extra! Highway 59 through Gravette is scheduled to receive a hot mix overlay next summer. Motorists will welcome a smooth road compared to the deteriorating road surface, especially inside the city limits. But there is a caveat. Make that an asterisk. *If the funds are available. Continue Reading »

S A Little Doctrine for My Kids continued

Once again, Christians in different denominations have a variety of beliefs regarding the Lord's Supper, what it is and how it should be observed. In looking at the Supper instituted by Jesus Christ, it is important to observe it as He commands and with faith in Jesus' words as to what it is and what blessings He offers and gives to Christians through it. Continue Reading »

S Each step we take is a choice

Snip snorted and old Dog ran circles this morning, I mean it was frosty and they were enjoying being alive. I wasn't exactly stepping lively, but it did rev me up somewhat to feel that chill in my lungs! It is like a first kiss of winter when that frost greets you and your cheeks tingle, memory jumps into high gear and brings the thoughts of sure enough seasons changing. I did hurry around and check the sick pen, fed the barn critters and hopped into the pickup. Continue Reading »

S Obama's land grab is unconstitutional

Last month President Barack Obama designated 646,000 acres within the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles, a national monument despite the lack of support for the move in the House of Representatives. Nor were the local communities surrounding the monument that would be impacted by the move consulted, outside environmental special interest groups. The decision impacts 70 percent of Los Angeles County and sizable parts of the Angeles and San Bernardino National Forests and one-third of the drinking water of Los Angeles. Obviously the change would affect the outlying cities. Continue Reading »

S Weekly Devotion

God desires mercy and not sacrifice Continue Reading »