As a Believer do you ever get discouraged? Elijah did

When battling a crisis, I often think of the story in the Old Testament about the Prophet Elijah calling fire down from heaven demonstrating God’s greatness. He was proactive, he sought God for wisdom. He heard from God and took care of business. Yet after it was all over and the enemy was actively after […]

Sharing joy verses happiness

Sharing joy verses happiness

Can one have the joy of the Lord and not feel happy? Happiness and joy are often confused, this wisdom from Billy Graham explained it perfectly when he said, “The word joy has all but disappeared from our current Christian vocabulary. One reason is because we have confused joy with happiness, and have come to […]

What to expect

What to expect

Robert Williams Columnist Last article I explained my death experience. So what would you expect, if you were a theologian in good standing with the church? Exactly! When people experience death they acquire the highest state of awareness, every facet of life seems to change. Individuals who work their way back from death experience are […]

Faith for You

This is a saying from “Live and Learn and Pass It On” that a very concerned 14-year-old wrote’ It may well be a good thought for adults as well. “I’ve learned that when someone is looking sad, or says something bad happened, never say, “What’s the matter? Or “What’s wrong?” Always say, “What do you […]

Memory verse of the week

“Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.” 1 Timothy 2:1-2 Courtesy of Living Hope Christian fellowship. Living Hope can be found […]

A smile and a kind word don’t cost anything to share

During November in years past, I would take to my Facebook page and every day list something I was thankful for. My daily postings varied from family things involving my husband and kids, to work things or even health and faith based items. You name it and I am thankful for it. While I didn’t […]

Valley Gospel Chapel honors local Cahuilla elder

Valley Gospel Chapel honors local Cahuilla elder

This fall, at Valley Gospel Chapel’s VGC business meeting, Nella Heredia was made an official honorary elder of the church. She is a VGC member and Cahuilla Tribal Elder. She founded the Cahuilla Chapter of the Native Lighthouse Ministry in Anza and has been instrumental in the successes of VGC over the years. It is […]

Body, mind and soul, the power between our ears

Who are we? That is the question human kind has asked thoughout time. We are a triune being, body mind and soul. We are not just a body that changes – it gives out, grows old and dies – it is only our mobile home. Our mind can be complicated. It is ever learning, exchanging […]

The Manifold Wisdom of God

Dick Mills Special to Anza Valley Outlook “The manifold wisdom of God should be made known by the church.” Ephesians 3:10 God is a God of variety. He doesn’t put us all through the same cookie cutter. We are not carbon copies, clones, or a ditto of His making. Each human being has his own […]

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