Not carbon copies

A friend recently shared a quote with me that went something like, “To refer to Desmond Tutu and Oral Roberts, Celtic monks and fundamentalist lobbyists, the Desert fathers and Tim La Haye, Jerry...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Faith

Shrove Tue., Ash Wed. events

The Anglican Church of St. Philip the Evangelist will observe Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 21 with a pancake dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Along with the pancakes, bacon, sausage, juice and coffee will be...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Faith

God accepts ‘pocket calls’

Every so often I receive what we have dubbed a “pocket call” from our oldest son. You see, our son, Chuck, who attends school in Colorado Springs, texts me every morning on his way to school.We...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Faith

Mystery and certainty

As a relative newcomer to Cortez I have noticed that, unlike a lot of small towns, this community is not homogenous. There are many folks who have left other places to move here. The scenic beauty,...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Faith

Youth will lead worship at Methodist church

Youth will lead worship at the First United Methodist Church at their Youth Worship Extravaganza. They will invite the congregation to sing and praise God during worship at 8:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. on...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Faith

Cowboy Church will feature Western Gospel bands

The public is invited to come and experience the “Cowboy Way” together with the Southwest Cowboy Church. The theme for this month’s event is “Doing What You Love!” and will feature two Western...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Faith

The Holy Spirit helps us to understand the Bible

No other book has the standards or ethics and morals which are found in the Bible. It is the supreme book of all books. It is the recorded Word of God. Understanding Bible truth is designed to...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Faith

The best Christmas present

What did you receive as last Christmas' best present ever? Did you get that one and only fancy coffee maker or the newest electronic gadget as your best present ever? Maybe this was your year to...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Faith

Christmas will always be about Jesus Christ

I will never forget my first Christmas Eve midnight service as an ordained minister.I was serving a rather good-sized church as an associate pastor. My boss, the senior pastor, who was 30 years my...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Faith

The left hand of God

By ARNIE STAPLETONAP Pro Football WriterENGLEWOOD — The Gospel and the gridiron are inextricably intertwined in Tim Tebow’s world.The scrambling quarterback and devout Christian draws as much...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Faith

Answer God’s questions with care, honesty

Holy Scriptures set out law, testimony, statutes, commandments, reasons for joy, reasons for fear, and judgments. They have the effect of converting the soul, making wise the unlearned, rejoicing...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Faith

Good Samaritan Center appreciates community

The Good Samaritan Center wishes to tell our dear, giving community: You have done it again! Thank you so much for Stuff the Bus foods to help our near empty shelves with a little over 3,000 pounds...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Faith