Religion

The Foundation For Faith In God
Faith does not come out of thin air; it must have a reason for why we trust God. In our relationship with other people we must have reasons for why we love and trust them....
God’s Will to Heal No. 2
In Arkansas County our number one source of revenue is farming. It is approaching the time of the year for the farmers to plant their crops. Once again it’s believed that...
The Saving Of A Man
  God used Saul of Tarsus as an example of how one is adopted into God’s family. Acts 9, 22, and 26 record Saul’s conversion. God was providing a way to measure ourselves,...
Prayed Up and Ready
In the early 1900s, in Los Angeles, California, God sent a Holy Ghost Revival. In these meetings some people received the true Baptism of The Holy Ghost. It was the same...
As The Deer Pants
I have a necktie which I love to wear.  It is a beautiful mixture of brown and green.  It has a stream, with four deer standing beside it.  Psalm 42:1, “As the deer pants...
Setting Hens and Rotten Eggs
Perhaps some of our younger generations will not know what a “setting hen” is. People that raise chickens know that at certain times of the year a mother chicken will lay...
But God!
“But God” are two of the greatest words ever written. They are found in Ephesians 2:4 and other places in the Bible. God spells out man’s condition very clearly in the...
Doubts
Have you ever doubted yourself? A decision that you made?  Have you ever felt all alone?  Has your faith ever been weak? Have you ever wondered if your big mouth said too...
Two Little Boys and a Turtle
Two small boys were playing on the creek bank one day and came across a turtle that was crawling along on the bank. They thought it was a strange sight, the way the turtle...
“Life’s Greatest Foundational Truth”
It’s the one on which everything else depends. Life’s greatest foundational Truth. In some ways I’ve always been interested in knowing what makes things (and people)...
Life is Sacred
Most humans will concede in theory that life is sacred.  However, many people will, under pressure, give in to ignoble desires and proclaim that exceptions ought to be...
Concerning the Salvation of Souls
It is a privilege to be able to speak to my brother ministers about soul winning. What does it mean to bring a soul to Jesus? I hope you believe in the old fashioned way of...
A New Year’s Resolution
A new year has dawned; it’s time for setting goals and making resolutions. It is time for taking stock of our spiritual progress, our walk with Christ.  Do we know Him, or...
“Pilgrim Reflections”
“Five Great New Year’s Exercises” Doing these will help you get in the best shape of your life in 2018. Five great exercises. I know, I know, you’ve heard all of this...
Left to right: Jaxon Ward, Mackenzie Stroh, Tory Rodgers, Carson Mitchell, Makayla Counce, Rev. Tony Hill DeWitt UMC Confirmation Class 2017
The 2017 Collaborate Methodist Confirmation Class was recognized during Sunday morning worship on December 17 at the Dewitt United Methodist...