Opinion

Faith Perspectives – November 15, 2017

Faith Perspectives – November 15, 2017 By Scott T. Sharp, Pastor First Baptist Church, Nashville Each year when Thanksgiving rolls around, most people take time during the holiday week to think about all they have to be thankful for. At the same time, there are also many who feel they have no reason to thank

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Submission: A Perspective Of A Person Who Did It The Right Way

Submission: A Perspective Of A Person Who Did It The Right Way The town of Prescott Valley, Ariz., hosted a Freedom Rally. Quang Nguynen was asked to speak on his experience of coming to American and what it means. He spoke the following in dedication to all Vietnam Veterans. Thought you might enjoy hearing what

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Poem: The Colors Of Our Pride

Poem: The Colors Of Our Pride By Rachael Dziaba Red, white and blue the colors of our pride The colors that adorn our veterans as they Come home; war-battered and broken With somber faces that only smile when They see everything they left behind Is there, waiting for them Red for the blood shed and

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Letter: What Is A Veteran?

Letter: What Is A Veteran? A veteran, whether active duty, discharged, retired or reserve is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to the United States of American for an amount of up to and including his or her life. Signed, A Veteran Edmund Pasziewicz Nashville

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Faith Perspectives – November 1, 2017

Faith Perspectives – November 1, 2017 By Rev. John Campbell, United Presbyterian, Oakdale As this column comes out it is All Saints Day for the Church. A day to remember the saints that have gone on before us to glory. The origin of this day came about as the early church remembered those who were

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Faith Perspectives – October 25, 2017

Faith Perspectives – October 25, 2017 By Rev. John Campbell, United Presbyterian, Oakdale Recently on a trip to Indiana, I enjoyed seeing the variety of stages of the harvest, seeing fields ready for harvest, others in the process, many finished, and others showing sprouts of new growth. Seeing the diversity made the trip more interesting.

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Letter: Why is There a “Life Chain”?

Letter: Why is There a “Life Chain”? A heartfelt thank you to all who took part in the national “Life Chain.” Held annually in October, this visual assists in the consciousness-raising of the sanctity of human life, and the loving option of adoption. Participants are silent witnesses, holding pro-Life signs and silently praying to end

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Faith Perspectives – October 4, 2017

Faith Perspectives – October 4, 2017 By Scott T. Sharp, Pastor First Baptist Church Nashville I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that the division which exists among the people of the United States is worse today than it’s been at any time since the Civil War, and it doesn’t seem to matter what

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Letter: Sheriff’s Calendar Proceeds To Go Towards New D.A.R.E. Program

Letter: Sheriff’s Calendar Proceeds To Go Towards New D.A.R.E. Program This week, beginning Tuesday October 3, Mike Edwards of National Law Enforcement Press will be in Washington County putting together the Washington County Sheriff’s Office calendar. He will be visiting businesses throughout the county for a few days. Last year was a success and I

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