With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges, tourism remains down in Israel. And that significantly hurts the livelihood of Ward Qumsieh’s friends and relatives working as hand-carving artists in Palestinian cities such as Bethlehem, his hometown.
Columbus resident Pam Hull began attending the annual local celebrations of the National Day of Prayer in 1997 when a friend invited her. Ever since, she has prized the togetherness she has seen there amid a mix of denominations and doctrine.
TAYLORSVILLE — Three days before her death from cancer in January, Pam Walker lay in her hospital bed sending cards to others who were sick or hurting.
What many local Hindus have long called a dream come true has risen from their imagination to a 10,000-square-foot segment of reality to further their faith.
Already, Columbus Baptist Church members Tony and Coretta Hansen plan to return to their missionary work in Ukraine — as soon as it is safe to do so. They feel their members at Pearl Baptist Church that they lead in Zhytomyr, a city of about 250,000 people, will need them as much or more than ever amid physical, emotional and spiritual rebuilding.
There’s a logical reason that Taliban forces have not been accused of destroying any churches in Afghanistan.
Pastor Dennis Aud hardly needs to offer the reminder.
Sara Simmons still remembers.
Dana Vogt wanted to get one thing straight right at the top of any discussion about Faith Lutheran Church’s $1.5 million capital campaign that’s part of marking its 60th anniversary celebration in Columbus.
At the end of each podcast, Babylon Bee leaders ask guests the same 10 questions, including this stumper: “Calvinist or Arminian?”