Christ thread that ties us all together

By Judy Brandon: Local columnist At times I am able to tune in to Ravi Zacharias on the radio. A dynamic speaker, he is also a wonderful teacher and a Christian theologian who has a worldwide ministry. He is highly educated and a visiting scholar at Oxford. Zacharias speaks to scores of college groups and […]

Thank God Christians sing the same hymns — mostly

Curtis K. Shelburne It was none other than the venerable Charles Wesley, writer of hundreds of grand hymns, who in the introduction to one of his hymnals pronounced stern words against anyone who would mess with the words (and thus the theology, not to mention the beauty) of his hymns. He had little use for […]

Being ‘preacher’s kid’ reason to be thankful

By Judy Brandon: Local Columnist I have many things this September day for which to be thankful. In an era where sometimes cynicism surrounds preachers and evangelists, I must say that I am most thankful for my upbringing and thankful for my role as a “preacher’s kid.” The experiences Susie and I had as preacher’s […]

Religion briefs: May 14, 2004

Women from N.M. to attend convention Women throughout New Mexico will be coming to Clovis Tuesday through Friday for the state women’s convention of the Church of God in Christ, hosted by Bishop W.C. Green. The convention will open at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday with a musical including choirs and soloists from around the area with […]