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Read the Bible in context

As we approach 2017, some of you may be planning a New Year’s resolution. I’d like to recommend that one of the best resolutions is to renew your commitment to reading and studying God’s Word. And as you study the Bible, allow me to offer a tip on how to correctly understand what you read.…

Shine

        Recently, the Leverings got all bundled up and went to see some Christmas lights.  As we ventured from display to display, we observed that there are clearly three types of Christmas light attitudes: Scrooge: These homes are totally void of any Christmas festivity.  Not even a Festivus pole.  They are the…

New Members

Justin & Misty Farmer live in Halstead. He was born in Newton, raised in Halstead, and studied construction science at K-State. She was born in Princeton, IL, and raised in Tennessee and Missouri. Justin is a sales rep for Ark Valley Roofing and has been in that line of work since 2003. He enjoys playing…

Death Warning

DEATH WARNING Recently a KYB viewer asked “Does God have a way of warning us when we are about to die?” My answer was that although God did warn a few people that their time was up, it isn’t His usual practice. I pointed out that God does provide us a “general” warning in Psalm…

The Card

When I arrived home yesterday evening, there was a stack of mail on the table. I thumbed through it and saw a bright red envelope that was addressed to me. I pulled it out and after opening the envelope, I gently pulled out the card with a beautiful   sparkly Bethlehem scene on the front. It…

Meet the Deacons

On Sunday, December 4, a total of 14 men were appointed to serve as deacons for at least two years at Northside. Three of those men are new deacons, and over the next few weeks we’ll use this space in the bulletin to help you get to know them and their families and better understand…

Quality Revelation

Recently I wrote a brief “article” in an email to youth group parents pertaining to the importance of being dedicated to God’s Word at home. Although I originally wrote it in response to a Wednesday night class of disengaged and disinterested teens, I later decided that perhaps the overall message of that “article” could benefit…

New Members

Bill & Treatha Foster are long-time Wichita residents. He was born and raised in northwest Missouri on a farm. Bill has worked as a truck driver most of his life except for a two-year stint managing Treatha’s family’s business, Brown’s Fish Shop, which closed in 1998. He currently gets up at 2:15 every morning and…

On Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving isn’t just a holiday; it’s an attitude we should practice every day. As our nation pauses to give thanks, I encourage you to consider these thoughts on thankfulness and gratitude. “God has promised to supply all our needs. What we don’t have now, we don’t need now.” – Elizabeth Elliot “In happy moments, PRAISE…