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  • gracenotes

    Last week my husband and I took a short trip to Winter Garden, a town not too far from Orlando.
    We went to the historic downtown district with its trendy businesses housed in restored storefronts from as far back as the early 1900s.
    A restaurant we went in was originally Cappleman Brothers Grocery Store, built in 1912.
    As my husband read the menu, I read about the history of the building -- the original brick, the gothic stained glass panels in the front window that came from an old Presbyterian church.

  • Eclipses, omnipotence, and faithfulness

    We have just witnessed a natural marvel, the total eclipse of the sun. It was amazing to watch the new coverage and the darkness that Madras, Carbondale and Hopkinsville witnessed.
    It was equally impressive to see the event unfold in South Carolina during a lightening storm. How can this event be described except with words like astonishing, amazing or unbelievable.

  • Am I my brother’s keeper

    By Lonnie Love,
    Guest columnist
    Robinson Christian Church
    Cain’s insolent and arrogant response to God’s question is a sign of his inward, unacknowledged guilt. This is always the way of guilt—to disclaim responsibility. Cain replies, My brother? What have I to do with my brother?  
    Am I my brother’s keeper? Is it my responsibility to know where my brother is? The hypocrisy of that is most evident.

  • Grace so amazing

    I am a marketing person’s dream.
    Slap a clever label on a $1 tube of lip gloss or bottle of shampoo, especially if you use a trendy font and especially especially if the name of the product is all in lowercase lettering, and I won’t think twice about paying $20 for it.
    Take grace, for example.
    Made by a company called philosophy, “amazing grace” is the name of their shampoo. (They also offer “hope” in a jar.)

  • Church News

    CYNTHIANA BAPTIST
    Cynthiana Baptist Church invites your family to join us for Wednesday Night Live this year beginning Sept. 6. We will kick off the year with a surprise, so you don’t want to miss it! We will meet Wednesdays each week, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the church.

  • Church News

    CITY ON A HILL
    City on a Hill evening services are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky.
    For more information call 859-954-1573 or 859-954-0579.

    OAKWOOD BAPTIST
    Wendell Perkins will be the guest speaker at the 11 a.m. service at Oakwood Baptist Church, Cynthiana, on Sunday, Aug. 20. Come worship with us.

    ROBINSON
    CHRISTIAN
    Robinson Christian Church Homecoming Weekend will be held Aug. 19-20.

  • Stars in the Universe

    One of nature’s beloved scenes is twilight when the moon and the first star of the night appears against a darkening blue sky.
    Most of us probably learned to wish upon that star: “Star light, star bright, first star I see tonight...”
    Both my granddaughters are very empathetic. I imagine them looking at that lone star and feeling sorry for it; feeling sorry that it is up there all by itself.  

  • Grace Notes

    It was a warm summer night in a town near Washington, D.C.
    A group of friends sat around a backyard table eating dinner when a young man with a gun appeared and interrupted the dinner party, according to a 2016 NPR story.
    “Give me your money or I’m going to start shooting,” he said, pointing the gun at one of the women.
    The people believed him; however, no one had any money on them.
    So, they started talking to the man, first trying to play on his guilt: “What would your mother think about you doing this?”

  • What brings people to church?

    Do you ever wonder what brings people to church?
    Not just on Christmas and Easter or Mother’s Day because it’ll keep your mom off your back, but week after week week -- willingly. Because you want to.
    Chances are, many of you who are reading this attend church regularly, although some of you don’t.
    If you don’t, do you ever wonder why others do?

  • The waves of North Topsail Beach

    By Patrick Whyte

    Cynthiana Baptist