Giving comfort to those in need

By Debra Whittington Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. 2 […]

Choices: How do you decide what’s next?

By  Leonard Lauriault In the movie, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” there’s a scene, or rather a line I’ll not soon forget. An old knight who’d been guarding the holy grail for several centuries is in a room full of cups when Indiana Jones arrives followed by the bad guys. As they’re wondering which […]

From cradle, to cross, to second coming

by Leonard Lauriault Throughout this year’s Christmastime, I’ve been reminded of the familiar saying, “Jesus is the reason for the season.” We need reminders of Jesus’ historical life because so many people are trying to distort it, taking the “Christ” out of Christmas and all of life (1 Timothy 4: 1, 2; 2 Peter 2: […]

Be the sixth man in your faith

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist Well, the March Madness of college basketball is over. I played football in high school and I still like the sport, but I’m more of a basketball fan. In my home state of Kentucky, football is viewed as something to do until basketball season starts. Anyway, my favorite college […]

Book of Jude warns of false teachers

By Leonard Lauriault There’s some speculation about who wrote the book of Jude (a fairly inconspicuous treasure hidden between 1, 2, & 3 John and Revelation; go ahead and read it, it‘s only 25 verses). Some believe the author is Judas, son of James, the apostle also known as Thaddeus (Luke 6: 12-16; Mark 3: […]

Hebrews tells of new covenant

By Leonart Laurialt: Church of Christ The short (13: 22, unless otherwise indicated, scripture references are from Hebrews) Hebrews letter, mainly demonstrates the superiority of Jesus and his new covenant over the old covenant (8: 6-13). Today, God speaks through Jesus, who’s equally God and provided purification for our sins (1: 1-14). Sin results in […]

Trustworthy (Faithful, True) Sayings to Timothy

By Leonard Lauriault Much taught in the Christian sector today is useless for salvation (promoting sincere faith, a clear conscience, and a pure heart (Timothy 1: 3-7) It should be avoided because it promotes controversy, turning people away from the faith (Titus 3: 9; 2 Timothy 2: 14-16, 23; 1 Timothy 1: 18, 19; 6: […]

Some days are more important

Leonard Laurialt I’ve certainly missed or misused opportunities. This time, the significance of a 5-Sunday February didn’t occur to me until I didn’t have time to write another article before the newspaper deadline. Life presents us with lots of what seem to be “once in a lifetime opportunities.“ Many people experience a year ending in […]