Heartbreak and Glory in El Salvador

Last month, I went on a mission trip to El Salvador. I went with Chi Alpha, the campus ministry that I am part of at the University of North Texas,

High Desert Pastors Collaborate for Faith and Freedom Festival

Faith and Freedom go hand in hand. And what better time of the year to celebrate both than in July when we celebrate our nation’s freedom. Pastor Jeff Mosley...

Breaking Chains Through Art

Breaking Chains Through Art – An Interview with Aeron Brown By Cindy Powell Aeron Brown knows a thing or two about the healing power of art. A professional artist for the...

Weighing In On Death of John Allen Chau

As news cycles go, the death of young adventurer-missionary John Allen Chau is old news but it keeps coming to mind.

Missionary Pastor Celebrates 100th Birthday

They say age is only a number. And they would be correct given the opportunity to meet 100-year-old Pastor Joseph Francis Penn. Saturday, April 22— a perfect Spring day— 150...

God’s Hand Extended Reaches High Desert Community with Food, Clothing, Furniture and More

Reaching out with God’s love to families and individuals in the High Desert community is at the heart of a much larger vision for the nonprofit God’s Hand Extended...

Shepherd’s Gate: Living in a House of Hope

 Shepherd’s Gate is the fruit born of a woman named Alice Ann Cantelow and her dream to help the homeless. Thirty-four years ago, Alice Ann was a naturalist at Sunol...

But For the Grace of God

The desire to engage in worthwhile dialogue is sometimes more nutritious than a meal.

World Vision Sends High Desert Mom to Ethiopia

This October, one of Crystal O’Rourke’s dreams will come true. She will join a team of a dozen going to Ethiopia to participate in hands-on training by the global Christian humanitarian organization, World Vision.

Jacob Berry is Truly an Inspirational Man of God

Jacob Berry amazes me. The 28-year-old preacher from Oklahoma considers a rare form of muscular dystrophy a gift from God. He has lived with this condition his entire life. He maintains an incredible attitude, displays a charming sense of humor and is armed with a quick wit despite being confined to a wheelchair and dependent on a breathing machine.