Evolutionary understanding, unwavering truth

In what do you believe? I am part of a small group, all of whom would self-identify as Christian, or at least participate in a Christian community. We have recently been engaged in extended...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | COLUMN: Thoughts Along The Way

Weekend music fest

DATE: Aug. 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Living

Churches give away backpacks in back-to-school bash

Denominations throughout Montezuma County are coming together to throw a back-to-school bash for area children for the second year in a row. Last year, 166 children received backpacks containing...

DATE: July 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Texans visit Cortez on church-to-church mission

A group of missionaries from Texas traveling through the area stopped in to paint the Cortez Nazarene Church this week as part of their effort to help churches in the region. Vicki and Robert...

DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Pastor plans Honduras ministry

A pastor who got his start in Cortez plans to start a ministry in Honduras. Andy Smith and his wife, Jennifer, grew up in Cortez, and when Andy was a junior in high school, God intervened in his...

DATE: April 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

Enduring hope

There is always hope. That is the guiding mantra of Gail Carpenter and Betsy Jones who have been working in women’s jail ministry for decades. “You’re faith just keeps carrying you on, that maybe...

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith

The eternal pardon that Christ offers

During the American Revolution, a pastor named Peter Miller endured the incessant insults of a man named Michael Wittman. Wittman could not stand the Christian faith of the parson Miller. As it...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Columnists