Last August my youngest brother, Mark, was killed in a farming accident in Virginia. It was a big shock, and even now doesn’t seem quite real. Our family in Arizona has visited with our relatives back east rather infrequently. Occasionally, several years might pass without having any type of family … Read more about Preparing for a Glorious Day
Heather Sorenson arranged a song called, “Lord, Most High,” that the East Valley Chorale has been singing for several years. This song quotes a portion of the hymn, “Immortal, Invisible.” I was interested in learning a bit about the origin and history of the familiar hymn. I found that Immortal, … Read more about Hymns as Catechism
Contributed by Sarah Martyn If I could poll everyone who has experienced loss, heartache, and struggle (especially during this pandemic), I think 100% of us would raise our hand. When we decide to follow Jesus and try to be like Him, deep down we hope to have unwavering faith and possibly less … Read more about I Am Not Alone
I came across this story from Chuck Swindoll: During Thomas Jefferson’s presidency he and a group of travelers were crossing a river that had overflowed its banks. Each man crossed on horseback fighting for his life. A lone traveler watched the group traverse the treacherous river and then asked … Read more about Yes Face, or Mask Face?
This unusual time of lock downs and staying clear of each other has caused us all to do some thinking about the good old days. The days of hugs and handshakes, eating out, buffets and potlucks, going to church together, singing, seeing grandchildren, celebrating special occasions, and enjoying the … Read more about Optimal Time for Praise – My Jesus, I Love Thee