Everything listed under: Spiritual Life

  • Expressing your faith

    By Bill BowlesHere is something for each of our own understanding! What a privilege this is in our own society and nation! Granted, we may almost take this freedom as a commonplace everyday experience.   Read More...

  • Bill Bowles Challenge: Let yourself be surprised from time to time

    This little story may remind you of someone you have met on your life journey. There is a twist to it though.When moving up from grade school to junior high school, we often meet a new group of friends. So, I want to warn you about a fellow named “Hard Head Smith.” For a while, most of us were not worried about “Hard Head Smith,” until one day on the playground when I was learning to play soccer.One of our new friends was a champion on the field, when the big ball came in...  Read More...

  • In memory of a couple

    When you visit with long-standing members of the Presbyterian Church and reminisce on the history of the Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor, the work of Dr. Frederick Maier, a retired Presbyterian minister from Arkansas City, will play a key role in the conversation.It was Dr. Maier who originally outlined the vision for the community and issued a challenge to the citizens of Arkansas City in a letter he sent to the Arkansas City Traveler in 1962.   Read More...

  • Living Together - A Call to Action

    By Bill BowlesLove must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love.   Read More...

  • Why Your Funeral Director Will Likely Be Female

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