After the November 2019 Oceana-Mason County Jail Ministries newsletter was sent out, the board was notified by Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast that Forgotten Man Ministries (FMM) will be in c…

While the speaker at a Wisconsin church Bible conference, I met a discouraged visiting minister who said he had just resigned as pastor of a church he had served for eleven years. During his t…

Since our new year begins with the annual college bowl games and proceeds through the NFL Playoffs that culminate in the Super Bowl, January is often considered the greatest football month of …

SHELBY – The Supper Club at the Seventh Day Adventist Church will be meeting January 20, at 6:00 p.m.

Fear is a monster that stalks us all, bringing depression, stifling abilities, draining energy, diminishing courage and robbing life of adventure and success.

On this “winding down” day of 2019, we’re still alive; so for you and me, it’s the most important day of the year. What shall we do with it?

A long email arrived from a discouraged woman. Like many during this festive feasting season, she’d been losing the battle of the bulge; and this after a year of successful weight loss. Using …

Dr. Gary Chapman, author of the best-selling book, “The Five Love Languages,” was once asked to name the number one challenge facing married couples today. He answered, “The greatest challenge…

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MONTAGUE – Journey of Joy, an 8-scene presentation of events leading to the birth of Jesus Christ, will be held at Ferry Memorial Reformed Church this coming Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7-8.

Thanksgiving is usually the response of people to God’s faithfulness in times of extreme need. This was true when the Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621 after being blessed wit…

The White Lake Beacon will publish a calendar of Advent services and activities at churches in our area.

A four-week Advent Book Study, "Light of the World," will be held at White Lake Congregational United Church of Christ.

SHELBY – The Thanksgiving Supper Club at the Seventh Day Adventist Church will be held Monday November 25, at 6:00 pm.

FRUITPORT – On Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m., famed contemporary Christian artist Steven Curtis Chapman will perform Acoustic Christmas! at Calvary Christian School, 5873 Kendra Rd., Fruitport.

A free presentation for empowering faith-based organizations to serve those who are struggling with addition will be held Monday, November 18, 7:30 p.m., at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Hall, 1…

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MUSKEGON – “Let Your Light Shine,” was the theme of Thursday’s annual dinner for M.A.D. House Make A Difference Ministries, which is celebrating its 30th year serving the teens of the West Mic…

A Fresh Hope for Mental Health support group meets at Ferry Memorial Reformed Church on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month beginning Nov 25.

During his teen years, Yu Chen Kun was a member of the infamous Red Guard, a group inspired by the late Mao Zedong to destroy what the Communist government considered corrupting influences in …