Scarcely more than a week ago, ominous tornado activity was reported bearing down on Oklahoma City – rapidly. Within 20 minutes or so, a massive twister grabbed hold of the ground surface and tore across Moore – on Oklahoma City’s south side – and chewed
In the United States pencils are not a big deal. But according to Jennifer Chappell, an inexpensive pencil can provide a child living in extreme poverty in Nicaragua an opportunity to receive an education.
By Bill Webb, Word&Way EditorThe program is called Swords Into Plowshares -- and it is no accident that the name has a decidedly agricultural sound to it. It is a program where limited investments in farm animals, farm implements and seeds continues to make a
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor The last few days around Jefferson City have been marked by prayer. As new Gov. Matt Blunt and the state legislature geared up for inauguration, at least three prayer meetings were held -- one sponsored by Missouri Baptist Convention last