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Tabitha Who?

You’ve heard of Tabitha, right? She also occasionally went by the less-appealing Greek version of her name: Dorcas. Both names meant gazelle, which suited her because Arab people appreciated the animal for its grace. In Arabic literature it was a symbol most commonly associated with female beauty. Tabitha was more than just a pretty face, though. She also…

Monday Morning Leftovers – Acts 5

Series introduction: Good sermon preparation means over-preparing. Therefore, I tend to learn much more than I can share during the message. Sometimes it’s too much information and other times the material just doesn’t fit in the with the flow. This series of blogs is to address things left “on the cutting room floor” or questions that naturally arise out…

River City Preschool Co-op Press Release

Fall Enrollment Parents want the best education for their children. Many families desire preschool before entering kindergarten, but too often the high cost and high commitment requirements keeps families away from jumping in full time. As an alternative solution, some children have found an exciting first-step into the world of education at River City Preschool…

Men Wanted for Hazardous Journey

Ernest Shackleton was a British explorer who led expeditions to the South Pole during the early 1900’s. The story goes that he placed an ad in the London Times in 1912 that simply read: “Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event…