The Graceful Marriage

The Graceful Marriage By Chris Garner Grace; receiving what we don’t deserve, is the ideal that sets Christianity apart from all other religions and philosophies. It is a principle that, hypothetically, is lived out in the church and every Christian’s life. But as we know, too little grace is found in the Church and in…

Preventive Medicine for the Bitter Divorce

Preventive Medicine for the Bitter Divorce By Pamela Donison We are all familiar with the horror stories about nasty divorces, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars, taking years to complete, and leaving the family in ruins.  Unfortunately, that scenario (or one similar) is pretty much the norm in our society.  The emotion-fueled “intimate war” is promoted…

Benefits of Vitamin C

 Benefits of Vitamin C Vitamin C is the most popular single vitamin. Besides taking it to treat colds, people pop vitamin C capsules hoping that it will cure numerous ailments. There is now scientific evidence to support some of that hope. Scientifically controlled studies using vitamin C for colds show that it can reduce the…

The Streets of Gold Leadership Program

The Streets of Gold Leadership Program Rev. Dorothy Wellington began the Once-A-Month Church community outreach to the poor and homeless at the Burton Barr Library and the Margaret T. Hance Park in October 2006. “They were a people who had lost everything, but, yet, I watched them help each other and those who were new…

Men; Love Your Children’s Mother

Men; Love Your Children’s Mother by Chris Garner A noted theologian once stated; “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” It is incredibly important that fathers demonstrate Godly love for their children’s mother and too often today, men do not love their wives as they should….

Unrealistic Expectations: A Relationship Destroyer by Chris Garner

Unrealistic Expectations: A Relationship Destroyer by Chris Garner Everyone enters marriage with expectations. They range from housekeeping (‘this is the way my mother always did it.’) to the way one celebrates holidays to how a couple communicates. We generally enter marriage expecting to continue doing the things we have always done in the ways we…

Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners

Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners-Angela Montgomery Currently, five artificial sweeteners are approved by the FDA: Aspartame, sold under the brand names NutraSweet and Equal Saccharin, sold under the brand name Sweet’N Low Sucralose, sold under the brand name Splenda Acesulfame K (or acesulfame potassium) widely used in foods, beverages and pharmaceutical products around the world. Neotame,…

Financial Matters – Stuart Burns

Financial Matters – Stuart Burns Every January we hear the President give a speech to summarize the current “State of the Union” and set goals for our country in the coming year. It’s important that we, as individuals, do the same thing annually and take a look at the current state of our finances to…

The Murder of My Daughter

The Murder of My Daughter The murder of one of our daughters, Kaitlyn Marie Sudberry, on January 28, 2008 at the age of 17, was and has been our inspiration for actively doing out part in breaking the cycle of abuse. One day in April 2008, my sister Lorie, daughter Yvonne and I were visiting…

A Loving Marriage; a Choice, not a Feeling by Chris Garner

A Loving Marriage; a Choice, not a Feeling by Chris Garner Throughout history marriage has been about choice, not feelings. It is interesting that even today; the majority of marriages occurring in the world today are “arranged” marriages. Parents choose their child’s future mate and the children learn to love their spouse. Western culture has…