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Sometimes, you win when you wait

Rulers, scholars, and commoners — history shows people from all walks of life have made errors in judgement that cost them something. In the Shakespearean…

What harvest can you expect?

A favorite hobby of mine, that I share with many others, is working in a garden. There’s a wonderful feeling as you get out on…

Many are underdogs at some point

Everyone loves an underdog story; A tale of someone who had the odds stacked against him, surrounded by people telling him it can’t be done,…

Portrait donated to First Baptist

After a donation last week of a formal portrait of the late Isaac Martin Gordon, First Baptist Church of Pilot Mountain will be able to…

Day of Prayer service to be broadcast

For the second straight year, the COVID-19 pandemic will keep area residents from gathering in public to mark the National Day of Prayer on Thursday.…

Mark Chapter 5: The other two

In last week’s column, we looked at how Jesus healed the possessed man of Gadera, delivering him from demonic influence. That man’s life was dramatically…

Mark Chapter 5: What did Jesus do?

The Lord’s character is clearly displayed in all four of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. In Mark chapter 5, Jesus encounters three…

We are the apple of God’s eye

The New Testament is packed full of evidence of God’s love for us, and His great desire to bless us, His beloved children. I like…

The Lord, our healer

Psalm 103:2-4 is an instruction to the believer, saying “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: Who forgives all your…