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THE LORD IS RISEN INDEED

  By LORETTA FULTON What began on Palm Sunday was completed on Easter Sunday. From March 25 to March 30, Christians observed Holy Week rituals, including Maundy Thursday, with the institution of the Lord’s Supper and foot washing, and Good Friday, when the light of Christ was snuffed out. Some traditions held all-night vigils. Many churches hosted Easter egg hunts,

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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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POVERTY IS LACK OF HOPE, KENYAN NATIVE TELLS HSU AUDIENCE

For more information on Compassion International and Youth Arise Africa, go to the following websites: http://www.compassioninternational.org http://www.youthariseafrica.org By Loretta Fulton The message projected on the screen was bleak. “Poverty is not a lack of material wealth; it’s lack of hope.” The speaker behind the PowerPoint presentation was David Kirika, 27, a native of Kenya who knows all too well what

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