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Living With Purpose 

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    In 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt issued an Arbor Day proclamation to all the school children in the United States. Arbor Day exists to celebrate trees and educate people concerning their importance to our health and the environment. I’m not sure what schools are teaching kids these days concerning the importance of Arbor Day; […]

Living With Purpose

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    How many times have you been guilty of causing a negative situation to get worse by talking when silence would’ve been the best decision? Ever since the 1940s, the United States Forest Service has used “Smokey the Bear” to teach people to be responsible with camp fires. In light of this analogy, we […]

Living With Purpose 

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    My son graduated from high school and wasted no time in pursuing career opportunities. His part time job in real estate motivated him to study for, complete, and pass the initial real estate license exam. He also enrolled full-time in college. Although the future is bright for him in the business world, he’s […]

Living With Purpose

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    I once told the congregation of the small country church I pastor that we’re all in the construction business. Not only are we building the Kingdom of God through the ministries of our church, we’re building something else personally significant to each and every one of us. Our thoughts, emotions, words, and actions […]

Living With Purpose 

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    Through my military assignments I have been called upon to deliver deployment ceremony invocations, as well as thanksgiving prayers at homecoming celebrations for particular returning army units.    The homecoming events are very special. Newspapers, television stations, and families get tremendously excited, and for good reason. The bells ring, the whistles blow, the […]

Local Writer Has Second Book Published 

Local writer, Susanna Ranae, of Jay, has written a book entitled, In Tune With God: Living by the Hymns of Faith. It is certain to provide comfort and encouragement to all believers in their daily walk. This is Susanna’s second book, following her testimonial of perseverance and praise, Susanna’s Psalm. You may purchase a copy […]

Living With Purpose 

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    This is the time of year when crops are being planted and gardens are being cultivated. The plowing and the fertilizing are faithfully done with the hopeful expectation there will be a great harvest. All the elements of successful agricultural planning doesn’t happen automatically. There’s a marked intelligence that is brought to bear […]

VBS at Cornerstone Christian Church

VBS at Cornerstone Christian Church is June 19-23 for ages 4 – 12. Registration starts at 5:30 pm nightly. VBS is from 6 – 8:30 pm.A meal will be served each night. Please let your child join us for a fun-filled week while we “Discover the God of the Universe”! Please contact 850-512-6379 if transportation […]

VBS at Cobbtown

Cobbtown Holiness Church will host VBS, Campin’ Out – Getting S’more of Jesus, July 19-21 from 6pm-8 pm for ages 5-12. A light meal will be provided each night. Church address is 4700 Greenwood Rd. Jay, FL 32565 Come have fun with us as we learn that Jesus is the Light! You have the option to […]

Living With Purpose 

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    Many years ago I entered the so-called “real world” of professional employment. I was fresh out of graduate school and hired as a director of a YMCA in a small Alabama town. Attending a leadership and certification conference was the first directive given to me by my supervisor. This program school was held […]