Halloween is a Christian name (All Hallows’ Eve) for a non-Christian holiday in the U.S. However, Halloween is “more than just a good scare,” says Pastor Mike Poteet.
Mary Willie Thompson Collins,77, a self-taught Minister of Music, Clergy Spouse of the late Rev. Marshall Collins and local business owner of Nature Gems answered the eternal call of her Lord and Savior on Monday, September 13, 2021, at MediLodge of Grand Traverse County. The daughter of Morris Thompson Sr. and Elizabeth (Ross) Thompson was… Continue Reading Mary W. Collins
Robert “Bob” Hastings completed his earthly journey with family at his side on Sunday, August 22, 2021. He began in 1933, growing up with two brothers, Ken and Gary, who now live in California with their families. As he moved through school, he was completing his theological education and working as Associate Director of the… Continue Reading Rev. Robert C. Hastings
In this month’s Joyful Journey, Bishop David Bard says, “In the midst of life, we are in death.” Then he proclaims with joy, ” Death is real, so, too, resurrection.”
A side trip during a tour of the Holy Land was a highlight for the Rev. Margie Crawford. Her time in the valley taught her something about faith for today’s struggle.
At age 94, Carlton Young is still making music. The collection, “Today I Live,” speaks to the COVID-19 pandemic in hymn after hymn.
In 2016 Imagine No Malaria celebrated success in the fight against malaria. Now WHO says interruptions caused by COVID may return mortality levels to those last seen 20 years ago.
The Rev. Glenn Wagner reflects on years gone by in his neighborhood, and mourns the passing of a giant beech tree that had witnessed a lot of local history.
What was your most important day? Paul Gomez suggests it’s today. Some ideas on how to make the most of it.
These clergy believe pop culture can sometimes make Jesus more accessible to the churchless.