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The Shepherd Calls
by Dr. H. Wade Paris  A New Heart Yesterday’s edition of the Kansas City Star tells the story of Baby Jack, an eight-month-old child who has a...


Open Arms Baptist Church
Can Do If you have been reading our devotions each week, you may have noticed that I usually end with a happy with Philippians 4:13 written...


Bucklin Bits
JERRY DALE HEAD TO BE HONORED: Jerry Dale Head, son of Raymond and Ruth Head and a graduate of Bucklin High School Class of 1957 has been chosen to...


Recipe Box
1939 Home Press Banana Bread 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoonful sour milk 1 teaspoonful soda 2 cups bread flour 3 larger or 4 small mashed ripe...


La Plata Christian Ministries, Clothing Center
by Wanda Dodd 660-342-3336 On the morning of Tuesday, September 18, 2018, the Volunteer Staff of the La Plata Christian Ministries Clothing...


Take off Pounds Sensibly
TOPS MO877 La Plata met Tuesday August 21 at 6pm in the La Plata Christian Church Fellowship Hall with 5 members weighing in Janet led the meeting. Roll call was, “Did you...
Open Arms Baptist Church
I didn’t do it Many years ago there was a TV show called Candid Camera. One episode was about how kids would respond if they caught doing wrong....


News & Notes from the Macon County Ministries
Jesus talks about caring for and helping the “least of these.” That is the “call” and “task” of the Macon County Ministries. We are truly in the...


Bits from Bucklin
THIS AND THAT: Every so often there is a week with few meetings or scheduled events and that is a good time to do a bit of this and that.  For...


Do you remember sending in box tops to get special bracelets like this Roy Rogers' one? Step Back in Time for September
Do you remember a time when cereal boxes came with box tops? Not box tops that you give to schools to help them raise money, but box tops that you...


Recipe Box
1939 Home Press Recipe Drop Fruit Cookies 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup butter 2 eggs 1 cup cold coffee 1 teaspoon baking...


The Shepard Calls
Vacation Bible School---It’s Never Over   The church where I serve as interim pastor just completed Vacation Bible School. It is the first one...


Tim Remole
It’s been so nice to travel the district talking to so many people this season, and attending parades that will continue throughout the remainder...


Heartland Headlines, August 14
By Kathy Nickerson We are enjoying a new service in the Heartland community. C&R Landscaping employs gentlemen who are taking part in the Men’s Recovery Center, and they...
GIFFORD ITEMS
“ A real scorcher” is a good way to describe the intense heat and little rain at this time. The ground is experiencing large cracks. We have to...