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Craig couple volunteers on hospital ship

With help from the community, A Craig couple is bringing much needed medical care to some of the poorest ports in Africa aboard the world’s largest charity hospital ship.

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Pig roast, project day highlight Craig community’s faith

Some were there for the meal, some were there to serve it, and some were present just for the company, but all who were at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion Sunday afternoon were lending a hand to their community. The annual pig roast by Love In the Name of Christ of the Yampa Valley fed the hungry and raised some funds while bringing together people of all walks of life.

Faith Column: Who or what is Satan?

In our tradition we have a set prayer, or collect, that is designated for every week of the year, as well as for special saint’s days and other days of national observance.

Faith Column: Avoiding temptation, letting go of sins

If you are anything like me, at least once in your life you have woken up in bed drenched in a cold sweat thinking, “I want to catch a monkey.”

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St. Michael's Community Kitchen seeks volunteers

Hundreds of Craig residents rely on St. Michael’s Community Kitchen for a meal or two every week, however a shortage of volunteers is putting a strain on the operation.

Faith Column: How you believe does matter

John 3:3 (NASB), “Jesus answered and said to him, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

Faith Column: Having faith that everything will be alright

Worrying about a missing friend, coming together in faith

On Tuesday evening of this week, my son-in-law received word that a good friend was missing. The missing man was a family friend that was bowing hunting in Utah with my son-in- law’s brother. He had not been seen since Sunday morning.

Faith Column: The second half of life

In the first article I wrote Our Two Halves of Life, we learned about what we do in the first half of life where we spend much of our time filling the vessel with possessions, power and prestige, often referred to as the three “P’s.

Faith Column: Trust in faith to get through uncertain times

Life for us in Northwest Colorado has had more than its share of opportunities to give in to fear and panic.

Faith Column: How do you spell faith?

I guess that’s sort of a trick question. Maybe a better question is how do you live faith? Either way, the answer, for me, is something one of my pastors said….often: Faith is spelled R-I-S-K.

Faith Column: His amazing hand

Just take a moment to look at your right hand. Then with your right hand touch your fingers to your thumb one at a time and count to four and then count your thumb.

Faith Column: Deal with today's issues to enjoy the future

We are in charge of our own happienss

What I feel this scripture means in a simple way is “handle today’s difficulties today” no matter if it is in marriage or in life. Don’t allow the problems of today to affect tomorrow. Handle the issues today so you don’t have to wade through them tomorrow.

Faith Column: Jesus’ miracles are profound

In the tradition of denominations, which designate set readings for set times of the year, known as the Lectionary, the reading from the Gospel according to Mark denotes the time when there was a miracle within a miracle as Jesus Christ returned to the Galilean side of the Sea of Galilee.

Faith Column: Jesus and all his works

As Christians we are all really the same, but we spend a lot of time dwelling on the differences between our religions.

Faith Column: Our two halves of life

Our first half of life is about creating an identity, who are we, finding some boundary markers through traditions, trustworthy authorities and structures, making money and wealth, getting an education, marrying, and raising children which we spend the rest of our lives defending. In other words, it’s about filling the empty vessel that the Creator gave us. It’s all about me, that “Life is about me.”