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Newtown minister speaks of pain

Kawakami: “… church … where people can come with that pain” The Rev. Mel Kawakami, senior pastor of Newtown United Methodist Church, has the difficult duty of shepherding his flock through the anguish of the second deadliest school shooting in…

Expressions of faith

Surrendering our beliefs has demoralized society Since 1960, while the gross domestic product has nearly tripled, violent crimes have increased at least 560%. Divorces have more than doubled. The percentage of children in single-parent homes has tripled. And by the…

You can’t touch this!!!

One of the most disturbing events attached to the birth of Jesus is Joseph’s decision to escape to Egypt with his wife and newborn son. Joseph made this decision because King Herod, not receiving word back from the Magi, decided…

Expressions of faith

We must be profoundly changed The church must realize there is more to God to be had, than we now experience. Conversion to Christ is the end of one’s quest. When we have found the Savior of our souls, we…