Monthly Archives: August 2012

THE PERSONAL TOUCH

Recently I answered the phone and heard a voice on the other end of the line inquire, “Is this Norman L. Bales?” People don’t ordinarily use my middle initial when they call me on the phone, even though I sign … Continue reading

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August 26, 2012

This week A single combined worship is planned today with Bible classes starting at 9:30 a.m., worship at 10:45 and a potluck to follow.  (No further meetings are planned for the day and no evening worship.) (update: Our combined worship went … Continue reading

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NO FABLE

It is not infrequently that I read in a newspaper an article by some young writer who dabbles with past events with which he is not familiar. That which we have not experienced we have the tendency of relegating to … Continue reading

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August 19, 2012

This week Picture taking for the picture board is planned for today in room 9. A stage version of C.S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters is scheduled at the Pabst Theatre Saturday October 6 at 4 and 8 p.m.  Please contact … Continue reading

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WORSHIP IS A HABIT

Yes, worshiping God is a habit! Not just a habit, for it is much more than that. We worship not as a routine, but in accordance with the divine will. Still, worship is a habit. Almost everything we do is … Continue reading

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August 12, 2012

This week The food theme for Praise and Palate this evening is Summer Salads. Coming up A picture day for the picture board is planned for August 19. The annual Labor Day Encampment at WCYC is planned for August 31 … Continue reading

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PLAYING POSSUM

It was mealtime at Fallhall Glen. I was directing junior camp. The campers were unusually boisterous. We put up with a lot of things in the dining hall – bad jokes, singing to one another, and a decibel rating that … Continue reading

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August 5, 2012

Announcing Baptized – Selena Zuniga was baptized at Fallhall Glen at the recent senior session of the Wisconsin Christian youth Camp. She is the daughter of Nicole Ivers. We welcome into our fellowship Ally Brown who is placing membership with Southside. … Continue reading

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IF THE FOUNDATIONS ARE DESTROYED

When King Solomon died, Israel splintered into two parts. Though Judah was still faithful to the house of David, most of the tribes chose Jeroboam as their king. He led Israel away from God. In spite of brief periods of … Continue reading

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