Lag B’Omer What?

Lag B’Omer What?

We all saw the sad news from Israel last Thursday (April 29) when 45 people were crushed to death and 150 others injured during a Lag B’Omer festival in Meron, a town in upper Galilee, about 18 miles northwest of Capernaum. An estimated 100,000 people had gathered for...
Lessons from the Legend of C.B. Pierce

Lessons from the Legend of C.B. Pierce

My great-grandfather, Calvin Berry Pierce, was a strapping man who wasn’t particularly patient, so my dad told me during one of our front porch conversations many years ago. Therefore, I’m living proof that a less-than-positive trait can travel at least four...
Church, Health Dept. Team Up for Vaccine Clinic

Church, Health Dept. Team Up for Vaccine Clinic

Everyone else was on vacation when our church became mixed up with the state. I was notified during Holy Week that someone from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) might contact me while other members of the ministerial staff were away following Easter Sunday....