Faith

Volunteerism benefits local schools, groups

The Assist Local Foundation held an Impact Serve day on Saturday focusing on numerous projects and organizations around the region. One of those was Theodore Judah Elementary Schoo ...

From Where I Sit: Eternal life in our mortal bodies

I am sitting here writing this on a laptop that Carol gave me in 2004. It’s been through the ringer. The technological landscape has changed in nine years to the point that, ...

From Where I Sit: Baseball cards are not just for kids

One of the first steps out of a problem is realizing that you have one. I thought the chains were broken, but here lately, just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in and i ...

From Where I Sit: Has anyone seen my glasses, pen or $20?

From time to time all of us lose things – temporarily or forever, expensive or cheap. In the past, I used to get obsessive about trying to find even the smallest things that ...

From Where I Sit: Festering about sequestering

Isn’t it funny how a word can worm its way into our vocabulary and suddenly it’s all we hear? Where’s that “fiscal cliff’ we heard so much about? For ...

From Where I Sit: Prayer is as natural as breathing

Someone once defined prayer as “the verbal part of our relationship with God.” Like most definitions, it is not intended to say all that there is to say about the subje ...

From Where I Sit: I read the news today, oh boy

The news came out this week that the Post Office will discontinue Saturday delivery in August. It is just another step into the future and away from what used to make up life in ou ...

From Where I Sit: Dear Ethan, please go away

Recently the big story out of Alabama was how Jimmy Lee Dykes shot and killed a school bus driver and then randomly took a 5-year-old boy as a hostage. After several days, Dykes wa ...

Pastor reflects on first six months at Rolling Hills Church

Pastor Bill Search took the helm of Rolling Hills Church in El Dorado Hills a little more than six months ago and has since seen attendance at services grow and is looking forward ...

From Where I Sit: Mercy is for giving as well as receiving

On Wednesday night at church, we have been having a Bible study on what are called “the Beatitudes” in Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in Matthew chapters 5 through 7. ...