When 85-year old Bruce Heilman spoke to the motorcyclists who gathered at Eagle Eyrie Baptist Conference Center Sept. 30-Oct. 1, they listened with interest. When they discovered that he had ridden his own Harley to the event, they were all ears.
WISE, Va. -- More than 1,500 people, all of them needing some kind of medical attention, converged on the remote area medical clinic (RAM) held July 23-25 in Wise.
If the new governor gets his way, Virginians will be buying their booze from privately-owned liquor stores rather than from the state-operated ABC stores we have currently. At least those Virginians who buy booze in the first place will be.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Calvin Miller, writer in residence and research professor at Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham, Ala., Miller points to Jesus’ narrative parables as proof of the power and potential of stories to be remembered and to move their hearers. It comes as no surprise, then, that when he addressed the 2009 Pastors’ Conference, Miller, 73, challenged them to preach narrative sermons.
O.K., Richmond churches, listen up. The city wants some money. Finance committees, brace yourselves for an added expense. Along with families, churches and businesses, cities also are feeling the financial crunch. Perhaps that’s why the city of Richmond has followed the example of Hampton Roads municipalities in instituting a stormwater utility fee.