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Playing fun games, working on scripture memory verses and performing children’s Christian songs with accompanied motions, the Good News Club at Carolyn Wenz School is bringing children closer … more
KANSAS – The extremely small, but very, active congregation at Pleasant Hill Christian Church is working diligently to raise funds for a new roof and small improvement projects to the country … more
David Laborde has pastored Community Bible church since 1985. He was straight out of seminary, CBC was his first church and he’s never had any desire to leave.“The people didn’t … more
While many Americans will celebrate New Year’s Eve with champagne and parties or an evening around the TV with a bowl of popcorn, some Christians choose to wave in the New Year at church.The … more
Rick and Karie Beauchamp, of Paris, started traveling the country in a recreational vehicle  19 months ago for a serious purpose.They are traveling the entire country, going to various churches … more
Mike Slaven has been a magician for almost 40 years, and it is a tool he finds useful for talking about his faith.His interest in magic started from watching Mark Wilson's “Land of … more
Gospel singer Glenna Hiett, from Marshall, has just released her second album, “Little Mountain Church House.”Hiett has loved singing her entire life, though she never thought it was … more
Chili and soup brought out a crowd for Faith in Action’s annual chili cook-off Saturday at Lake Ridge Christian Church.The annual event drew in just over 200 attendants and 17 chefs brought … more
The new year has always been a time for setting resolutions and goals, making big plans and fresh starts.Some people face these new beginnings starry eyed and excited for all they'll accomplish … more
The annual Faith in Action of Edgar County Chili Soup and Chili Cookoff and the upcoming Trivia Night are important fundraisers for the local non-denominational ministry.The cookoff at Lake Ridge … more
Paris natives Elgin and Christina Combs knew they needed to listen to God’s calling shortly after he clearly gave a message to Elgin Combs.“I was going to sleep and kept seeing three … more
Kevin Levellie, pastor at Nevins Christian Church for 17 years, has always been a natural public speaker and active in the church from a young age.When he was 15, youth in Levellie’s home … more
Paris native Kathy Gleckler, missionary to Kenya for 39 years, is back in the U.S. on furlough, and will be in her hometown Sunday.Her goals while on furlough are to meet with people who have … more
Navy veteran Mike Field has always been mindful of security everywhere he goes. As a church member, he takes that even more seriously.He is a member of a large church in Southern Illinois with around … more
The Paris High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes held the annual Field of Faith fellowship and worship service Wednesday evening, Oct. 10, at the school. The student-led event provides a … more
Mike Slaven, former pastor of Community Bible Church, magician and ventriloquist, recently returned from a trip to New Zealand, where he put his skills to use teaching at a family Bible … more
Heritage Family Church of Paris has a tradition of hospitality.  The congregation is welcoming and always ready to make new friends. The church even has guest quarters built onto the church to … more
The Compassionate Food Ministry in Paris is looking up after receiving some extra support, but the group still has ways for community members to pitch in and help things run smoothly.Last weekend the … more
Signs are everywhere and come in all shapes and sizes serving as an important visual communication tool to create a message for a specific audience. They are so ubiquitous even the group Five … more
Final plans are being put in place for the weeklong eighth annual Totus Tuus for children and teens in the St. Mary’s Church parish, according to Cherise Murphy, who is one of the local … more
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