Unity for a Purpose

Unity for a Purpose I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.  1 Corinthians 1:10 On April 26, 1847...

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Linda Dressler Obituary

Linda Dressler January 28, 1953 – July 21, 2022 Linda Kay Dressler, 69, of Altenburg, Missouri passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 21, 2022 in Perryville, Missouri. Linda was born January 28, 1953 in Wood River, IL to Delmar A and Marcella C (Smith) Schoenleber. She and Steven L Dressler...

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Martha’s Mistake

Martha’s Mistake Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord,...

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Ordinary Time

Ordinary Time And he said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground.  He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows; he knows not how.  Mark 4:26-27 Pastors love preaching the life of Christ.  From the prophecies of the...

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“When the Strife is Fierce, the Warfare Long…”

“When the Strife is Fierce, the Warfare Long…” Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. Colossians 3:16 It used to be that Christian students might have...

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Craig Busseau Obituary

Craig Busseau July 26, 1957–June 14, 2022 “Let this be recorded for a generation to come, so that a people yet to be created may praise the Lord.” Psalm 102:18 Craig Robert Busseau, age 64, of Columbia MO, left us suddenly to meet his Savior. Busseau was born on July...

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Dale Fisk Obituary

Dale Fisk April 26, 1940 – June 3, 2022   Dale Fisk, age 82, died peacefully in his sleep at Southdale Hospital in Edina, Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Alvina Fisk and his younger sister, Darlene Fisk. Fisk was born in Williston, North Dakota...

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Encouraged and Strengthened

Encouraged and Strengthened So when they were sent off, they went down to Antioch, and having gathered the congregation together, they delivered the letter.  And when they had read it, they rejoiced because of its encouragement.  And Judas and Silas, who were themselves prophets, encouraged and strengthened the brothers with...

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Church Meetings and the Word of God

Church Meetings and the Word of God  The apostles and the elders were gathered together to consider this matter.  Acts 15:6 St. Luke’s record “The Acts of the Apostles” is not intended to be a prescription for the Church of every age, but does describe how God was at work...

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