Bringing Narnia to Life

Lynne Young and Marcia Beat have been working every weekday night for a month, painting panel after panel—a forest in winter, a glorious springtime, witch trees with eyes. All of this work is in preparation for vacation bible school at St. John’s Epicopal Church, Fort Smith. The theme is “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,” C.S. Lewis’ fantasy novel about … Read More

Wheat and Weeds

Rev. Mike Lager St. John’s, Fort Smith, Ark. July 17, 2011 Proper 11 Year A “No; for in gathering the weeds you would uproot the wheat along with the weeds …” Matt. 13 Hester was new to the town. She was a lovely young woman; strong and industrious. She was devout and found her place in a “conservative” Christian church … Read More