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Monthly Archives: August 2016

People of Southside – The McNairs

Monty and Linda met at the Southwest Texas Bible chair in San Marcus. Linda had been taught by her girlfriends at college and had been baptized into Christ. Monty had grown up with a church of Christ background. Monty and Linda were on KP duty after an event at the Bible Chair. Monty had heard that she already...

People of Southside – The Waltons

"The pathway is broken And the signs are unclear And I don't know the reason why You brought me here But just because you love me the Way that you do I'm gonna was through the valley If you want me to" This Ginny Owens song, "If You Want Me To," has always be a favorite of Lori Walton. She realizes that the...

There is a Tree

In his book Every Good Endeavor, Tim Keller talks about a little-known short story by J. R. R. Tolkien that comes with a deep, spiritual truth. In the story, the main character longs to make a painting of a tree; it’s his life goal. He buys a huge canvas on which to paint the tree, and even though...

People of Southside – The Brookshires

Our youngsters still enjoy singing the same animated song that generations before them have sung with gusto: "The wise man builds his house upon the rock..." [caption id="attachment_4095" align="aligncenter" width="604"]Brookshire-1 Image by Olaf Growald (www.growaldphotography.com)[/caption] Jonathan and Chelsea Brookshire are attempting to do just that. Jonathan grew up...