Protestant

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

Inmate chaplain provides light, liberation behind bars

Shelby Smith never saw himself as a minister, but now his favorite chair in the world is by the window in the jail where he meets with up to 20 inmates a week at the Montezuma County Jail. “My...

DATE: March 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Faith