Religion

She's back where it all began

DANVILLE — When Gail Lewis attended Holy Family School, she told the principal that one day, she would come back and take her job.

That was said in jest, and she never dreamed it actually would happen.

Perhaps that's why Lewis is still pinching herself that she's the new chief of Danville's Catholic schools.


Don Follis: In leadership, trust is way more important than popularity

At age 14, rather unhappily, I learned the difference between popularity and trust. My parents decided to let me follow the wheat harvest with one of the men in our Northwestern church. The wheat in the High Plains ripens in Texas in early June and then in Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and by mid-July, South and North Dakota.


Religion calendar, July 26, 2013

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Religion calendar July 19, 2013

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Don Follis: Pastors — well, most of us — need same challenges

"Choose your friends wisely," I said to a pastor this week, encouraging him to let more people into his circle. "But choose them." I told him, "If you attempt to lead alone you'll isolate yourself. You might get hurt by being transparent but at least you'll be real."

During my first year of being a pastor an older pastor told me that pastors can have few friends.


Religion calendar July 12, 2013

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Vacation Bible schools/summer camps


Never give up: The constant message at Restoration Urban Ministries

By Candice Norwood


Religion calendar July 5, 2013

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Newman church event to raise money to fix wall

NEWMAN — The long-standing congregation of the Newman First Christian Church is working hard to keep the walls of its historic church from falling down.


Don Follis: Church folks can spin lies with the best of 'em

Over the years, I've been told lots of lies by church people. I've told them myself. We church folks can really spin them. Here are a few of my favorites:


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