Make a Difference

Today is the easiest time to make a differenceFAITH MATTERSBy Nathan Day WilsonColumnist Recently my daughter reminded me of a phrase I used in a sermon a few years ago:”Four things you cannot recover in life: the stone after it is thrown; the word after it is said; the occasion after it is missed; theContinue reading “Make a Difference”

CROP Hunger Walk

Column: Help the hungry with communityFAITH MATTERSNATHAN DAY WILSON Let me tell you a story about a man. I’ll call him Thomas, only since that is his name. Thomas was a child of the Great Depression. He recalls what his father did after the Depression to help keep his family nourished, including spending many longContinue reading “CROP Hunger Walk”

Read about important Swaziland HIV and AIDS work

DISCIPLES TAKE UNFORGETTABLE MISSION TRIP TO SWAZILAND Disciples from Indiana and Kentucky have powerful memories of a mission trip that took them to Swaziland, whose population has the world’s highest infection rate of HIV and AIDS in the world. The 11 Disciples, who were mostly from First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Shelbyville, Ind.,Continue reading “Read about important Swaziland HIV and AIDS work”

Words That Create Community

This is from Henri Nouwen’s Bread for the Journey and is titled “Words That Create Community.” The word is always a word for others. Words need to be heard. When we give words to what we are living, these words need to be received and responded to. A speaker needs a listener. A writer needsContinue reading “Words That Create Community”