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Christian club speaker now at peace with her life

Sometimes change is as simple as sitting in a different pew at church. But sometimes, change can be as life altering as the end of a 43-year marriage.

Lessons from our dogs

Not so long ago I was browsing in a gift shop featuring lots of “touristy” merchandise.

Risk getting contaminated

When I lift weights at the club, I always hope I don’t get an itch on my face or lint in my eye. I sure don’t want to touch my face and risk an infection from whatever cooties are residing on the weights that hundreds of people have handled and sweated on.

Sign-ups ongoing for live simulcast

Sunnyside Christian Reformed Church at 700 N. 16th St. will host a live simulcast on Saturday, Sept. 13, featuring national bestselling Christian author Beth Moore.

Vacation Bible School includes soccer clinic

It’s time again for the Sunnyside Grace Brethren Church Vacation Bible School/Soccer Clinic.

Walk, work and rest: the unforced rhythms of grace

For my column I would like to share some insights using the SOAP method of Bible study and journaling. I learned this tool from the writings of pastor and author Wayne Cordeiro and his Life Journal method of devotions.

Sunnyside church to host piano concert

Kenny G and Jose Feliciano are some of the musicians who accompany Seattle native John Nilsen.

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Faith can help meet life’s challenges, says Christian ladies club speaker

Nancy Stolz of Tacoma has experienced a number of challenges throughout her life.

Honesty is really the best policy

The purpose of my column today is to fully examine the principle of honesty, including the challenges of living this principle today, and the benefits we can receive from being honest as individuals, families, a nation and as Christians.

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Unique lessons

Learning how to appreciate people who are different, via a balloon game in the photo above, are 5 and 6-year-olds attending the “Weird Animals” Vacation Bible School at Sunnyside’s Cornerstone Assemblies of God Church.

Get in spiritual shape!

Summer brings summer activities. Whether it is cheering for your kid’s Little League baseball team, playing some tennis or golf, or following the teams competing in the World Cup. Summer means summer games.

Sowing peace for a righteous harvest

Jesus said to his disciples, “If the home is deserving, let your peace rest on it; if it is not, let your peace return to you.” [NIV]

The sweetest fruits: self-control

A reading from Paul’s letter to the Galatians, the 5th chapter: 22…The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, 23gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things. 24And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25If we live by the Spirit, let us also be guided by the Spirit. 26Let us not become conceited, competing against one another, envying one another.

Local parishioner presented special award

A recent Sunday morning mass at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Sunnyside offered a surprise for Carol Johnson.

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