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Choose… to be Fruitful!

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014

Choose… to be Fruitful! by Steven James     As my final installment as this year’s Conference President, and keeping on track in sharing some thoughts about each...

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It Feels Like Winter on a Summer Day

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014

It Feels Like Winter on a Summer Day by Rob Appel       Saying goodbye to the people who make a difference in our Conference work is not easy. I have been trying to...

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About a Rev named Kev

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014

About a Rev named Kev     My adult (?) children got together (collaborated, conspired) by e-mail and Facebook to generate this wild tribute to their Old Man. Janet, honey,...

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Posted by on Jun 25, 2014

Breathing, Being and Benedictions by Kevin Butler   After my Korner in June, some people were hoping to hear my plan for what I’ll be doing next. Here it is: Breathing. I...

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Breathing, Being and Benedictions

Breathing, Being and Benedictions by Kevin Butler   After my Korner in June, some people were hoping to hear my plan for what I’ll be doing next. Here it is: Breathing. I want to pull back from a quarter-century of deadlines and just breathe for a bit. I want to concentrate on “being” more than doing. In April, I was immensely blessed to participate...

The Editor gets the final word:

The Editor gets the final word:

Jun 24, 2014

The Editor gets the final word:     THANK YOU!   To the Creator and Sustainer of the universe To the SDB Conference for your patience and trust To Leanne, the Center Staff, and writers for your faithful and excellent work   As I dedicated my first issue to my Dad, I gratefully dedicate this one to Janet Davis Butler Thank you for being my...

About a Rev named Kev

About a Rev named Kev

Jun 24, 2014

About a Rev named Kev     My adult (?) children got together (collaborated, conspired) by e-mail and Facebook to generate this wild tribute to their Old Man. Janet, honey, what have we created?? My guess is some grateful and creative and funny kids. Thanks, guys and gals!—Editor         Hey Pappy!   Here’s what your family...

Family Flux – July/August 2014

New Members Full Gospel SDB Cumberland, MD Ron Higson, pastor Joined by letter Sandi Clark Daniel Pikora   Shiloh, NJ Don Chroniger, pastor Joined after baptism Jonah Charles Bond   Marriages Bond – Williams.  Richard Aaron Bond and Katherine “Kate” Williams were united in marriage on May 17, 2014, at the home of the bride’s parents in Bridgeton,...

Shiloh Church Honored

Shiloh Church honored by Donna S. Bond, Shiloh, N.J.   Too often we hear the cries of separation of Church and State from those who wish for “freedom from religion” rather than “freedom of religion” as envisioned by our Founding Fathers. It was therefore refreshing to attend Ranch Hope’s* Founder’s Banquet celebrating their Golden anniversary on...

It Feels Like Winter on a Summer Day

It Feels Like Winter on a Summer Day

Jun 24, 2014

It Feels Like Winter on a Summer Day by Rob Appel       Saying goodbye to the people who make a difference in our Conference work is not easy. I have been trying to figure out how to write about Kevin Butler and his 25 years serving as Director of Communications of the American Tract and Communication Council. His contributions to the betterment...

Choose… to be Fruitful!

Choose… to be Fruitful!

Jun 24, 2014

Choose… to be Fruitful! by Steven James     As my final installment as this year’s Conference President, and keeping on track in sharing some thoughts about each passage in our Scripture Memory program for 2013-2014, we have one last passage—the “big” one—to tackle. It’s John 15:1-17. Perhaps it’s “big” not just because it is the...

What Do I Do Now?

What Do I Do Now?

Jun 24, 2014

What Do I Do Now? By Seth Osborn        Well, here I am. My last Beacon article. After serving for two years as the editor/most-of-the-time-writer, I’m now at the end. Similarly, I’m at the end of my high school career; I graduated on May 25. And I’m also at the end of a romantic relationship. Actually we broke up just a few hours...