Focus Pay attention to the tension in your body. Let go of it and any expectations to do anything, but God’s will today. Prepare yourself to hear God’s word. Read Acts 8:9-25 New Revised Standard Version 9 Now a certain man named Simon had previously practiced magic in the city and amazed the people of Samaria, […]
MCKENZIE, Tenn. April 15, 2021 – Bethel University is planning to return to near-normal operations for the fall 2021 semester. Plans being developed on the McKenzie campus for the College of Arts & Sciences this fall include a return to in-classroom instruction as the default mode of instruction and a more robust campus life experience, […]
According to WREG television reporter, Melissa Moon, “Jack Brewer of Memphis Ghost Hunters, recently got the deed to the Old Raleigh Cemetery on Old Raleigh LaGrange Road” in Memphis, Tennessee, and intends to raise funds to restore the property. It is not clear what WREG means by Brewer’s claim of ownership or of “got the […]
Neely Gwen McCain, 93, of Lexington, Alabama, died April 25, 2021. Born January 29, 1928, to Richard Coleman and Verna Blanch Thomas McCain in Lexington, Neely became a member of Nebo Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Hope Presbytery) in his youth. He married Mary Olene Putman and they had four sons. The Nebo church became like an […]
Focus Slow your breathing and become aware of the taking in and letting out of your breath. Focus on putting things aside so you will be open to what God is saying to you today. Read Acts 8:1-8 New Revised Standard Version 8 1 And Saul approved of their killing him. That day a severe persecution began […]
Reflect John 12 records Jesus’ effort to explain that death will soon claim him. In an attempt to describe the meaning of his death, Jesus utilized the image of the grain of wheat. He reminded them that the grain of wheat that falls into the earth will die, but spring forth again to bear much […]
Focus Prepare yourself to discern what is and what is not of God today. Still yourself so you can hear how God is calling you. Read Mark 14:26-31 New Revised Standard Version 26 When they had sung the hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives. 27 And Jesus said to them, “You will all become deserters; […]
Focus As you quiet yourself for this brief time, be willing to be open to God in whatever way that may take place. Read Revelation 7:13-17 New Revised Standard Version 13 Then one of the elders addressed me, saying, “Who are these, robed in white, and where have they come from?” 14 I said to him, “Sir, you […]
Ruth Ann McClaran Kelly,87, widow of the Reverend Lawrence Kelly (Columbia Presbytery), died Sunday, April 18, 2021 in Crossville, Tennessee. She was a member of Green Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Columbia Presbytery) in Bell Buckle, Tennessee.
Bidwell Allen Green, 91, of Kosciusko, Mississippi, died April 21, 2021. He was a member and elder of the Steam Mill Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Grace Presbytery). He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.