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GETTING OVER THE ‘ROUTE 66 PROBLEM’

By LORETTA FULTON It’s not just Darryl Tippens or others with ties to Route 66 who have a “Route 66 problem.” That problem falls on the shoulders of people all over the world who suffer from self-centeredness, Tippens said as guest speaker for the August meeting of the Abilene Association of Congregations. Tippens, retired University Distinguished Scholar at Abilene Christian University, was

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BAPTISM

By JIM McDONALD Baptism is a sacrament that John the Baptist performed for many and later baptized Jesus and this was firmly approved by God. Baptism is by water. Water is a component created by God. It is essential and useful in many applications. One interesting example is that fire must have fuel and heat to burn. Water (H2O) contains hydrogen, a

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THERE IS A ‘SOMEONENESS’ IN US

By LORETTA FULTON The only thing missing from the Feb. 27 meeting of the Abilene Association of Congregations was an altar call. Otherwise, it would have been “church,” not a “meeting.” The presentation by Dr. Kelvin J. Kelley, who was a church pastor before he was a professor, was that powerful. Kelley, associate professor of theology in Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon

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PUBLIC INVITED TO AAC, AIC MEETINGS

Two upcoming meetings, sponsored by the Abilene Interfaith Council and the Abilene Association of Congregations, will feature topics of interest to the general public. Both meetings are free and open to the public. The Abilene Interfaith Councill will meet at noon Jan. 21 at the Abilene Public Library branch in the Mall of Abilene. Mike Kelly will speak on “Baha’i

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