Category: Churches

Bible Questions

By: James Potter, Oakwood Church of Christ 1. Jude 1:6; What type of darkness is this verse talking about? Physical or spiritual? Ref. 2 Peter 2:4 2. Jude 1:6; Will physical chains hold spiritual beings? 3. Jude 1:6; Will light penetrate the darkness of hell? Yes or no? 4. Jude 1:6; What is the great…

Bible Questions

By: James Potter, Oakwood Church of Christ 1. 3 John 1:1-14; Thought questions; name three points to consider in this small chapter? 2. 3 John 1:1; Who did John address this letter to? 3. 3 John 1:1; Who was Gaius? 1st Corinthians 1:14. 4. 3 John 1:1; Who was Gaius? 1 Corinthians 1:14. 5. 3…

Women Of Worship

God’s Word calls us to “worship in spirit and truth” in John 4:24. Worship can be defined as “extravagant respect, or admiration for, or devotion to an object of esteem”. As Christians we worship our Lord in many ways, but the most common way is through songs of praise and adoration. Did you know there…

The Crowd and The Cross

By: Rev. Gerry Weesner, Maples United Methodist Church “The disciples went and did as Jesus had instructed them. They brought the donkey and the colt, placed their cloaks on them, and Jesus sat on them. A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them…

Parson to Person

By: Dr. James Bachman Dear Parson, Some people are telling us the American dollar is going to collapse. How should we prepare for that possibility? First, start paying off your debts. “…the borrower is servant to the lender” (Proverbs 22:7). In the time of financial collapse you can lose what you do not totally own,…

Resurrection

By: Rev. Gerry Weesner, Maples United Methodist Church “Jesus, once more deeply moved, came to the tomb. It was a cave with a stone laid across the entrance. ‘Take away the stone,’ he said. ‘But, Lord,’ said Martha, the sister of the dead man, ‘by this time there is a bad odor, for he has…

HOLY WEEK ACTIVITIES AT WOODBURN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

There will be many opportunities for worship during Holy Week at Woodburn United Methodist Church. The Holy Week services begin with a Maundy Thursday Service on Thursday, April 13 at 7:00 p.m. This will be a traditional worship service including Communion. Communion at Woodburn Methodist is open to any who wish to come to the…

Parson to Person

By: Dr. James Bachman Dear Parson, In John 14:12, Jesus said to His disciples that they would do greater works than His. How can that be? Jesus was explaining to them why He had to ascend to His Father. He would pray to His Father to send the Holy Spirit to indwell each believer (v.16-17).…

The Man Born Blind

By: Rev. Gerry Weesner, Maples United Methodist Church “As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind.’ ‘Neither this man nor his parents sinned,’ said Jesus, ‘but this happened so that the work of God might…

Local Churches Are Preparing for the Harvest

Beginning in April, the revival ministry Beautiful Feet, will be conducting a training seminar called Preparing for the Harvest. It is in advance of a Beautiful Feet Celebration coming in this summer. Three 2-hour training sessions will be conducted over a three-week period, beginning on April 20. Each of the three will be taught twice,…

Spring Break Vacation Bible School

Don’t have plans for Spring Break??? Holy Trinity Lutheran and Harlan United Methodist Churches will be sponsoring a Spring Break Vacation Bible School Monday, April 3 – Wednesday, April 5 from Noon – 3:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity, 18330 State Rd. 37, Harlan, IN. The theme is Animals of the Bible. We will be looking…

The Devil Tempts Me To Do It!

By: Rev. Gerry Weesner, Maples United Methodist Church ‘Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him… Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms…