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‘It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ was written to celebrate some of the traditions many people take part in each year during the Christmas season. This song was released over fifty years ago but remains a much-requested song year after year.

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In the 9th chapter of Mark, we find the account of a boy who was possessed by an evil spirit. The boy’s father brought the boy to Jesus to drive the spirit from him. The father said to Jesus, “If you can do anything, take pity on us and help us.”

Psalm 100 says, “Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto himand bless his name.”

Over the years, the George Washington Carver Elementary School has seen a lot of history. Under the direction of Pastor Kenneth and Angelita Jackson and Anointing Grace Ministries, the school building will make history of its own by being repurposed into the George Washington Carver Communit…

Both commercially and culturally Thanksgiving is one of the most ignored holidays of the year. Sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas, thanksgiving is not the most lucrative of seasons. Turkeys are not the most romantic birds (understatement of the year), so not much appeals to the adver…

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. [James 1:2-4]

Psalm 42:1 says, “As the hart (deer) panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.” Today is the opening of deer season for many folks and is eagerly anticipated by hunters of all ages. Someone said this: “Roses are red, violets are blue, attention all deer, I’m comin…

A recent survey asked Americans what they would do for $10 million dollars. Some said they would abandon all their friends. Some alleged they would murder a stranger or withhold evidence so a murderer could go free. Many responded they would give up their citizenship, and a few reported they…

There is no doubt that there are great doctors, but there are always some who could be considered worthless. Almost everyone could mention a name who they could put into the bad doctor category. Maybe they are worthless in your eyes because of poor treatment, high prices, misdiagnosis, or lo…