Monthly Archives: November 2017

‘LET’S SHARE HIM,’ YWAM MISSIONARY URGES AT McMURRY CHAPEL SERVICE

      By Loretta Fulton Irena Bytyqi didn’t believe in the resurrection until she experienced it. Her husband, Burim Bytyqi, found it hard to deny God, although he said he was an atheist. They took different paths, but both ended up in the same place, as Christian missionaries, thanks to meeting during a training session for Youth With a

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THANKSGIVING AT LUCY’S

    By Loretta Fulton “Happy Thanksgiving! Jesus loves you! Long lines of hungry diners were greeted with well wishes and a blessing Thursday at the sixth annual Thanksgiving dinner hosted by Robert and Amy Graven in their restaurant on South 27th Street, Lucy’s Big Burgers. Instead of big burgers, hundreds of guests feasted on the traditional Thanksgiving fare, including

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NEVER TOO EARLY FOR CHRISTMAS

  By Loretta Fulton Just days before Thanksgiving, Santa’s elves were already busy in Abilene, getting Operation Christmas Child boxes packed with goodies and ready to ship. First Baptist Church and Wylie United Methodist Church served as dropoff locations for churches and organizations in the Abilene area. On Dec. 15 volunteers will tow trailers loaded with packed boxes to a

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BEING THE HANDS AND FEET OF JESUS

      Click on link below to see Allison Ball, a Hardin-Simmons University physical therapy student, in a promotional video for Joni & Friends, a foundation to raise money and awareness about disabilities. Ball also was invited to speak to donors to the foundation in October. https://youtu.be/iLa7WHbqbRA Click on link below to learn more about funding a Hardin-Simmons University

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THANKSGIVING AT IHOP

By Mike Patrick Nancy and I decided to get away for a few days at Thanksgiving because of our busy schedules—her grading English papers at the university and me starting a new teaching series at the hospital. We chose simply to go with no specific plans other than to relax—read, watch movies, eat. We left Wednesday afternoon and managed the

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