The Voice of Hope speaks this Christmas

“And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will […]

Defeat confusion with faith

Lynn Donovan Special to Valley News “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John 14:27 A great spirit of confusion has come upon the land. Its assignment is division, worry […]

F-I-G-H-T the spiritual fight, Part Two ‘I’ntentional prayer

Last week, we learned that to F-I-G-H-T the spiritual fight we must first and foremost have faith in Jesus Christ. Our next weapon in the fight is intentional prayer. Prayer is powerful. Intentional prayer is life changing. Over and over again, God’s word encourages us to be “faithful in prayer,” according to Romans 12:12, and […]

F-I-G-H-T the spiritual fight, Part One: ‘F’

The “F” stands for “Faith in Jesus Christ.” There’s no getting around it. We are in a spiritual war. We aren’t in a war with people, although that happens, but with our scheming, vile, enemy: the devil. The apostle Paul was perfectly clear about what kind of war we’re in when he wrote to the […]

Congregation B’nai Chaim invites community to take part in Hanukkah celebrations

Congregation B’nai Chaim invites community to take part in Hanukkah celebrations

Every year Congregation B’nai Chaim of Murrieta celebrates Hanukkah, but this year will be extra special according to spokesman Irv Michlin. “There will be services and Hanukkah parties, and the entire community is invited,” Michlin said. Congregation B’nai Chaim is well known for its openness to interfaith families and to those who are curious to […]

The divine exchange heals

Lynn Donovan Special to Valley News “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden […]