Change good, as long as message of salvation remains

By Debra Whittington: The Church Lady “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, and forever.” — Hebrews 13:8

God left behind instructions for following plan

By Leonard Lauriault: Religion columnist Men have disagreed about humankind’s role in salvation since before the reformation began in the 1550s. The reality, according to Scripture, lies between the extremes of faith and works. It’s likely more on the side of faith than works because there must be some level of faith causing us to […]

God source of power

“For who is God, save the LORD? and who is a rock, save our God? God is my strength and power: and he maketh my way perfect.” — 2 Samuel 22:32-33 Where were you when the power went out in Tucumcari? Were you like me thinking it would be back on in a matter of […]

Sins are weeds that threaten soil of our souls

By Leonard Lauriault Have you noticed there are many more non-grass plants than there used to be along our roadways? Some of these species are invasive (also called noxious because they’re so harmful to the environment and society) and have moved from the roadways into agricultural, recreational, and even wildland areas, reducing the value of […]

Friend made deep impact on many lives

By Debra Whittington: QC Sun columnist I thank my God upon every remembrance of you. — Philippians 1:3

Winning our independence from sin

By Leonard Lauriault Well, this year is half over, almost. Yes, we’ve completed six months, but January through June account for only 181 of the 365 days. Consequently, while the year is half over for most all practical purposes, there’s still a day or so to be completed before it’s really half over. By the […]

From this moment you can live with Jesus for the rest of your life

By Debra Whittington That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; Colossians 1:10

June 21, Begin a new season of adventure as a member of God’s family

By Leonard Lauriault This coming Sunday is June 21st, which all recognize as the first day of summer and a new season giving many the opportunity for new adventures. This year it also is Father’s Day. For my family there’s a lot of other significance attached to the day as well as the date. Two […]

Take time to be still, hear the small voice

By Debra Whittingon Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. Psalm 46:10

Old Testament festivals remind of us God’s continuing gift of salvation

by Leonard Lauriault Much of what Israel did in the Old Testament was symbolic of life in the Christian era and eternity (Hebrews 8: 5; 9: 23; 10: 1). One example of that is the annual feasts of Passover, Pentecost (also known as the Feast of Weeks or Harvest), and Feast of Ingathering (a.k.a. Booths […]