Friday, October 25th, 2019
"Come see a large variety of beautiful handcrafted items made by local artisans and crafters."
AURORA, Ill., Oct. 17, 2019—Handmade items by 28 vendors will be offered in “Trees and Treasures,” an eighth annual craft show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Wesley United Methodist Church,14 N. May St. in Aurora. The public is invited. Admission and parking are free. Sponsor is Wesley’s United Methodist Women. Mari Curless, UMW president and show coordinator, said, “Come see a large variety of beautiful handcrafted items made by local artisans and crafters.” Vendors will display items in the church parlor, Gathering place room and a hallwayRead More
On Friday, Nov. 1, the store will make its debut appearance in Downtown Aurora's monthly First Friday celebration...
AURORA, Ill., Oct. 21, 2019–Hope Chest resale store, 34 N. Lincoln Ave., Aurora, will hold a grand re-opening with a revamped sales floor, expanded merchandise and community events. The store, an operation of Wayside Cross Ministries in Aurora, recently reorganized and transformed its displays of furniture, glassware, books, clothing and other items. On Friday, Nov. 1, the store will make its debut appearance in Downtown Aurora’s monthly First Friday celebration, an evening showcase of business-district offerings. In a pre-grand reopening, Hope Chest will invite visitors from 6 to 9 p.m.Read More
But most agree that President Donald Trump’s personal conduct is an issue.
by: Bob Smietana Oct. 22, 2019 (RNS) — Americans disagree over just about everything — from gender roles and immigration to impeachment to whether the country is on the right track. But most agree that President Donald Trump’s personal conduct is an issue. Three-quarters of Americans (73%) say they wish “Trump’s speech and behavior were more consistent with past presidents,” according to a new report from the Public Religion Research Institute. Faith groups agree, including a majority of black Protestants (81%), Hispanic Protestants (74%), white mainline Protestants (72%), Catholics (70%)Read More
He added: “They need to have a holistic agenda that addresses the variety of issues that are important to us, both as evangelicals and Hispanics.”
by: Jack Jenkins Oct. 24, 2019 (RNS) — When asked what it would take for candidates to court the Hispanic evangelical vote in 2020, the Rev. Gabriel Salguero, president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition, refused to limit his answer. “We’re pro-life. We want criminal justice reform. We want educational equity. We want a healthy economy,” he told Religion News Service this week, noting that members of the faith group also feel strongly about immigration and foreign policy. “Because we’re not one-issue voters, people think if they come to usRead More
This Christian preacher was then a devout Muslim.
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. “You will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free.” (John 8: 32) Before I was called to faith by the power of the Gospel, I had not only experienced slavery to sin like anyone else, but also bondage to a false religious law; Islamic law. It is ironic that the Jews, while they were under Roman occupation, answered Jesus saying: “We are offspring of Abraham and have never been enslaved to anyone. HowRead More