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Sometime back, the children at church and I were talking about where people turn for power. I had a small LED (light emitting diode) attached to leads which I held up and asked, “I would like for this to emit light; how can I make that happen?”

With the 250th anniversary of the American colony’s declaration of independence from the British crown soon approaching, we can use this time to remember the individuals from that era and how they lived, particularly those in the Albemarle region.

I know this time of year keeping your plants watered can be a daunting task. We spend so much time and energy on making sure our gardens, flowerpots and flower beds look beautiful, but they can dry out so easily during the late spring and summer. It can almost feel like you can’t even go awa…

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“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men who suppress the truth in unrighteousness. ... For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions, for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural, and in the sam…

As a youngster I wanted to be a paleontologist. You know, study dinosaurs. I read books by Roy Chapman Andrews. I talked my way into graduate classes of Historical Geology. I now own an impressive collection of fossils — dinosaur eggs, footprints, gastroliths, coprolites and petrified bones.

A good journalist answers the who, what, where, when, why, and how of every story when conveying details to an audience. Jesus used this same approach when communicating the Great Commission to His followers. The Great Commission is recorded five times in the gospels and Acts. Each telling o…