What’s In a Name?

Names…they can mean a lot. My parents–who had to come up with a LOT of names (I’m one of 13 kids)–always tried to name us after Biblical characters. They took the names seriously. My name–David Matthew Joseph Johnson (‘Joseph’ was my Confirmation name) means “Beloved, Gift of God, Increasing Faith, God is Gracious”. Now that’sContinue reading “What’s In a Name?”

December 8             The Angel-Bell Ornament / Fear Not                 Nicole Perry      

Have you ever been frightened to the point you couldn’t move?  My first semester at college I experienced that very thing. I was fresh out of high school, living on campus and away from home for the first time. It happened between Thanksgiving and Christmas break. My roommate and I put up a few ChristmasContinue reading “December 8             The Angel-Bell Ornament / Fear Not                 Nicole Perry      “