12 April, 2024

Christian Standard

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: ‘Prayers at the Table’ (1984)

THROWBACK THURSDAY: ‘Prayers at the Table’ (1984)

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“Is there a church that has no story to tell about prayers at the Lord’s table?” William S. Boice asked in 1984. “We of the New Testament order often find our­selves criticized by our denominational brethren of a more liturgical custom who find our somewhat casual approach to Communion to be nearly offensive. It bears thinking about.” . . .

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Ministry Help Wanted

Ministry Help Wanted

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Recent postings: Michigan City (Ind.) Christian Church is seeking a senior minister. Impact Christian Church (Moon Township, Pa.) looks to hire an executive pastor. The Christian Campus Foundation (CCF) at the University of Illinois is seeking a full-time director of campus ministry. New Brighton (Minn.) Christian Church needs a new senior minister. And more . . .

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‘Evidence to Indicate Foul Play’ in Women’s Disappearance

‘Evidence to Indicate Foul Play’ in Women’s Disappearance

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The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation believes foul play may have been involved in the disappearance of a western Kansas pastor’s wife and another woman. The women—Julian Kelley, 39, and Veronica Butler, 27—have been missing since Saturday. Kelley is the wife of Heath Kelley, pastor of Hugoton First Christian Church. . . .

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Preacher’s Wife, Another Woman Missing Since Saturday

Preacher’s Wife, Another Woman Missing Since Saturday

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A preacher’s wife and her acquaintance who left Hugoton, Kan., together on Saturday morning to pick up the second woman’s children haven’t been seen since. Missing are Jilian Kelley, 39, and Veronica Butler, 27. Jilian’s husband, Heath, has been serving with Hugoton First Christian Church, but recently was called to minister with Willow Christian Church in Indianola, Neb. . . .

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