Genuine Worship Is Not a Matter of Externals

By Curtis K. Shelburne Most of us know that our lives are not made up of continuous “mountain top” spiritual experiences. We have valleys, plateaus, and lots of days when we are called simply to hike onward and just put one foot in front of the other, when the order of the day is simply […]

Easter Sunday sermon schedule

• 6 a.m.: Protestant Easter Sunrise Service at Cannon Air Force Base at Whispering Winds Golf Course. • 6 a.m.: Sunrise service followed by breakfast at First Christian Church, 1700 North Main. • 6:30 a.m.: Community Easter “Son” Rise Service at Greene Acres Park with the Rev. Brad Reeves of Kingswood United Methodist Church preaching […]

Churches combine for Holy Week

Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer While many area churches are sponsoring their own Good Friday or Easter Sunday services, three events are jointly sponsored by groups of churches. At 7 p.m. today, four Clovis churches will jointly host a Good Friday service at First Church of the Nazarene in Clovis under the auspices of […]

New Mexico convention for all kinds of Christians

By Darrell Todd Maurina When Larry Tedrow, the pastor of Central Christian Church, explains his fellowship of churches to others, he sometimes calls it a “nondenominational denomination.” “ I think one of the things people will find is the distinctive approach that we are trying to be Christians only, not the only Christians,” Tedrow said. […]

Reader disagrees with columnist on gays

From time to time, columnist Leonard Pitts expresses good ideas. However, his Wednesday column was possibly emotionally appealing to some, but lacking in rationality. The fact something “is” seldom justifies what it “ought” to be. There is corruption in politics, but I strongly deny it ought to be that way. There is immorality in some […]