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By Heather Davis Last summer, my family of five traveled to my hometown to be a part of my baby sister’s wedding. While in town we joined another sister, along with her family and several members of our extended family, for Sunday worship. But we did not gather at anyone’s home church. Instead we drove […]

Fun for the holidays

Home Life by Bev and Phil Haas I want Christmas to be special. Childhood Christmas memories are not pleasant for my husband and me, and it would be easy for us to ignore the holiday. But we’d like to turn this around for our children. We don’t have a treasure chest to pull ideas from […]

Our Christmas star

The Editor’s Desk by Shawn McMullen I’ve shared every Christmas of my life with the old star that sits atop our family’s Christmas tree. I inherited the ornament years ago when my parents decided to downsize for the holidays. Manufactured by the NOMA Electric Corporation in the 1940s (makers of the once popular Christmas tree […]