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Reasons to vote for Issue 3 in November
For years now, beginning with the adaptation of Amendment 82 and following with adjustments and additions to Amendment 82, the people of Arkansas have been leading an effort to make our state competitive with our sister states in the area of economic development and job creation...
Sermon of the Week - Complaining about the Food
John 6:41-51 You may remember hearing the words. You may remember speaking the words yourself: What? This again! You know I don't like _ -- and here you can fill in any number of things: broccoli, spinach, rutabaga, mystery meat, or liver surprise (my own personal dread). Complaints about food are as old as school cafeterias and military rations . . . and the Bible. In our Gospel lesson, the people complained about Jesus because he claimed to be the bread of heaven...

Mid-year weight loss challenge ahead
This column may seem a bit out of place on the calendar, since usually weight loss is more of a first of the year topic, but since I am still struggling to start my New Year's resolution I find now to be perfectly appropriate. This time of year is a nice time to buckle down, start healthier eating habits and get in a routine for regular exercise since school is starting back and it is likely that most families are starting new fall schedules anyway. ...
By Faith, Be Ready
Genesis 15:1-6, Psalm 22(12-15, 18-22), Hebrews 11:1-3, (4-7) 8-16, Luke 12:32-40 There are a couple of great themes that run throughout scripture. Luke recounts a series of saying about the coming of the Son of God and the importance of being prepared. ...
Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right...
I'm starting to feel that because I am fairly open-minded, I really don't fit in anywhere in today's society. I mean really, if the goal of both of our country's major political parties was to make an entire generation feel disenfranchised, they have succeeded with flying colors. Come on, guys. It's time to do better...
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