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To Be or To Do?

By Harold and Bette Gillogly You would think that with a Seminary education, many years of ministry as well as many years “under the belt” (and over half a century of marriage now), one would have only marginal life-changing lessons yet to apply – WRONG! Bette and I have learned a great deal over the […]

The Day I Knew I Knew

by Bette Gillogly I was hot and tired as I trudged back to the women’s dorm.  The afternoon was too warm for early October in the mountains of Southern West Virginia.  And after cleaning every bathroom on campus – without air conditioning, I might add – I was ready for an ice cold drink and […]

Home-land Security

by Patrick and Dwaina Six Writing this article created a lump in our throats, tears in our eyes and heaviness in our hearts. On 9/11/16 it will be 15 years since terrorists flew two jets into the World Trade Center towers, and one jet into the Pentagon. Flight 93 was apparently headed toward the White […]

Freedom to Fail

by Harold & Bette Gillogly The teacher was blunt, her words cruel.  “He has too many learning disabilities.  It’s a waste of time for him to even attend school here.”  Later, Ralph Showers overheard his Grandmother soothing his parents with this great declaration. “I don’t know what people think of Ralph. But I know what […]

If We Do Not See Each Other Again

by Bob & Yvonne Turnbull  It was two or three days after the horrendous 9-11 terrorist attack in 2001 when we listened with heavy hearts to a woman being interviewed on TV. Through her tears she sobbed that the last words her husband heard from her were, “I wish I had never married you!”  She had slammed the door […]

Done Dirty – Do Good

The Fourth of July – a time for hot dogs on the grill, homemade ice cream and shimmering rivers of lights cascading down the night sky.  But the holiday is a difficult one for Steve.  When he was eight years old, his brother drowned in a boating accident on one particularly hot July Fourth.  After […]

A Study of B-O-B Hope

by Harold & Bette Gillogly When people talk about hope, what they usually mean is “wish.”  “I hope this will happen.”  “I wish that would happen.”  But when the Bible speaks of hope, what it means is “confidence.”  Because of who God is, and what He has done in the past, we are confident of […]