Monthly Archives: August 2017

New director of Connecting Caring Communities doing ‘Kingdom Work’

              MEET TERRY CAGLE Position: Executive director, Connecting Caring Communities Family: Wife Becki Ellis Cagle, married Sept. 1, 1979; two daughters, Courtney Drysdale of Denver and Carlee Kumler of Dallas; 11-month-old grandson Clark Drysdale of Denver Education: Abilene High School 1975; bachelor of science in all levels of physical education and health education, 1980,

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The art of a sermon: Abilenian paints what she hears

Click on link to read Loretta Fulton’s article in the Abilene Reporter-News about Jennifer Crawford, a member of Southern Hills Church of Christ who paints the sermon as the minister delivers it. http://www.reporternews.com/story/life/faith/2017/08/26/art-sermon-abilenian-paints-what-she-hears/596275001/ See Jennifer at work in a time lapse video by Stephen Corbett, communications minister at Southern Hills Church of Christ. https://www.jennifercrawfordartist.com/painting  

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Eclipse provides awe and inspiration

(Editor’s Note: The Aug. 21 eclipse provide more than just an opportunity to view an extraordinary event in the sky. For many, it provided moments of inspiration and awe. Following are some examples) By Rick Hammer Biology professor Hardin-Simmons University The TV images from locations that experienced totality were amazing but somewhat eerie.  Abilene’s 71% “totality” was nothing in comparison,

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You’re invited to join the (Cafe) conversation

The first Cafe Conversation of the 2017/2018 academic year will be held 7-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at Mezamiz Coffee House, 3909 S. Seventh, in the Cloisters shopping center. Cafe Conversation is a spinoff of the Abilene Interfaith Council. It is geared toward college-age students but is open to anyone interested in participating in the dialogue. The event will explore

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