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Pilot Club gives out awards

Pilot Club gives out awards

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Worm-Campbell Engagement

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TONY ELDER: Take time to say thanks to God, willingly and sincerely

One of the most common prayers of thankfulness some of us offer up is that of "saying grace", or the blessing, or the giving of thanks before we eat our meals. It has been a joy at times to hear my grandchildren recite such a prayer as the family has prepared to eat together.

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JAMES BEHRENS: Find time to express gratitude during the hectic holiday season

In Walker Percy's "The Message in the Bottle" there is an essay titled, "The Man on the Train." The man is a long-time commuter, riding the same train every morning, to the same job he has had for years. The routine has deeply settled him into the realm of ordinariness. He is a man of habit, going through the same routines every day, year after year.

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New Life Family Christian Center settles into new location

New Life Family Christian Center will celebrate the upcoming holidays in its new home off Salem Road in Covington. The church, which was founded in 2008, has moved from the A.R. "Gus" Barksdale Boys and Girls Club in Conyers, the location where it has been meeting for the past two years, into a larger space in the Salem Square Shopping Center.

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Giving thanks to Christ for many things

Psalm 118 invites us to "Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His steadfast love endures forever."

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JOHN PEARRELL: Put your faith in Christ and become a brand new person altogether

I'm ungodly. Before you start gloating over that statement, let me assure you, so are you. Ah, now I have your attention if not your ire. Let me explain my statement in terms we can all agree upon. God is perfect. You and I are not. Therefore, we are in our basic nature unlike God; we are ungodly.

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ORRIN MORRIS: Dog-fennel offers us a field of dancing, glistening sunlight on frosty winter mornings

Psalm 149 begins with an encouragement to sing a new song of praise to the Lord.

Newton Citizen Poll for Nov. 25, 2012

The Newton Citizen Poll for Nov. 25, 2012.

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