A Priceless Holiday

By Eunice Porter But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you news of great joy that will be for all people” (Luke 2:10). Christmas means many things to us—a time of joy, nostalgia, family, excitement, busyness, feasting, benevolence, etc. The list could go on and on, but one thing it […]

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Hymnody Through the Ages

By Eunice Porter The sunbeams shine through stained glass windows, the organ swells the introduction, and it seems Heaven opens when the congregation bursts forth with “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty . . .” How did hymns come into being for corporate worship? One only has to read the Old Testament to hear of […]

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Forgiveness—Decades Later

By Eunice Porter This story is about forgiveness many years following the incident. It spans two continents separated by the Pacific Ocean and is between two ethnicities who were enemies during World War II. It has a bit of a personal meaning for me because my family lived only 65 miles away, and even as […]