Author Archives: Loretta Fulton

‘The Creator Created Only One Race–The Human Race’

By LORETTA FULTON Opening a speech with the “N” word normally wouldn’t be advisable for the featured speaker at a Martin Luther King. Jr. Day gathering. But the Rev. Matthew Lubin, pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church, did just that and followed the slur with racial epithets that covered just about all of humanity. As a preacher, Lubin knows the importance

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LDS Members Provide Gifts for Refugees

Kristy McDonoughChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Local and area members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made sure the “First Christmas in Abilene” was one to remember for refugees who are resettled in Abilene through the International Rescue Committee. LDS members, primarily youths, collected brand new and much needed household supplies for refugees during December.

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Only Love Can Do That

By DANNY MINTON The names Dwight Eisenhower, George Patton, Chester Nimitz, Jimmy Doolittle, and Douglas MacArthur retain their place in military history years after these men served and passed away. The awards and honors exist in abundant numbers. Even those not students of military history will recognize some of these names. Over and over through the years following WWII, America

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Words Fitly Spoken

Editor’s Note: The following column was written by Dr. Lanny Hall when he was president of Howard Payne University. It was published in “College Faith,” a publication of Andrews Press in 2004. Its message is relevant today. Hall also is past president of Hardin-Simmons and Wayland Baptist universities. By DR. LANNY HALL My university years represented a time of searching

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Redeeming the Time

By MARIANNE WOOD Ephesians 5:15-16 says “Be very careful, then, how you live–not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity because the days are evil. (NIV) The NKJ versions translates “make the most of every opportunity” as “redeeming the time.”  Colossians 4:5 says “Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of

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