• By Art Hall, publisher
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What are our desires and expectations for our lives here in Cape May County, whether we live here year-round or only part of the year? The Cape Issues group ponders this every month.

  • By Art Hall, publisher
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Cape May County was shocked Jan. 21 to learn of the sudden and tragic death of one of her sons, Mike Walter, in a terrible automobile accident while on a golf outing in Myrtle Beach, S.C. with his friends.

  • By Al Campbell, editor
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From the first job I ever had, working in a Christian bookshop on Mechanic Street in Court House for 50 cents an hour, three hours a day, paid with a silver dollar and a 50-cent piece, to the present, payday has changed in practice and meaning.

  • By Dr. Judith Coche
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Kelly and Todd love each other as deeply as humanly possible. Married at ages 30 and 50, they live and love to full measure, decade after decade, in their historic, suburban and local beach homes.

  • By Pastor Rudy Sheptock
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This year at The Lighthouse Church, I have challenged everyone within the sound of my voice to choose a word for 2018.

  • By Pastor Rudy Sheptock
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Miraculously I returned to the mission field a few weeks ago by leading an amazing group of 18 people from The Lighthouse Church, a team consisting of a variety of individuals of all ages, to Quito, Ecuador.

  • By Patricia Hall
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Just about the time my husband, Art, and I were saying “Wesley will be our last grandchild,” events were unfolding to prove us wrong. 

  • By Pastor Rudy Sheptock
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In the Book of Joel 2:20, the second half of the verse going into verse 21 reads, “Surely God has done great things. Do not be afraid, land of Judah; be glad and rejoice. Surely the LORD has done great things.”

  • By Dr. Judith Coche
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As I write this, I see the date, Jan. 9, and I remember. Twenty-six years ago today, my first late husband died at about 7:30. I should know. I lovingly closed his eyes and became his too-young widow after just about a quarter of a century of the best marriage one could wish for.

  • By Al Campbell, editor
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The homeless population in Cape May County and elsewhere is growing. There are various "camps" that view the problem from vantage points that seem untenable to the others.

  • By Pastor Rudy Sheptock
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For the past several years, because of a practice that I first picked up on from my daughter Abbie, I have chosen one specific word to act as identifying my primary goal and hope for the New Year.

  • By Pastor Bill Laky
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I wanted to start off 2018 with a personal year in review, answering the question, “What has 2017 meant for me?”

  • By Al Campbell, editor
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As the new year starts, so do new terms in office for elected officials who either survived or won the right to their seats in the November election.  

  • By Pastor Bill Laky
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This time of year I always get a few people who ask me about starting to read the Bible, where to begin, how to do it and what they should do if they don’t actually believe it anyway.

  • By Pastor Rudy Sheptock
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We need to understand that when God looks at the world and sees the selfish sin and surrounding degradation that is so prevalent, He chooses to bring us a solution to the problem. 

  • By Al Campbell, editor
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"Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me." In a grand imagining, with the words of that song echoing in my ears, I envision myself shivering when getting off a sleek jet plane in Pyongyang, North Korea.

  • By Pastor Rudy Sheptock
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The Judean Province where Jesus was born actually lay beneath a double curse. Their primary burden was the fact that the Romans dominated the Israelites in just about every area of their lives.

  • By Pastor Rudy Sheptock
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Hello, Family. This is my absolute favorite time of the year. I am a lifelong card-carrying hopelessly devoted fan of Christmas.

  • By Pastor Bill Laky
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I just finished a series on a healthy church, and I thought it would be an appropriate time to bring out a letter I received a month or two ago that was filled with some rapid-fire questions about heaven.

  • By Rabbi Ron Isaacs
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This year the festival of Hanukkah and Christmas will occur within two weeks of one another.

  • By Pastor Rudy Sheptock
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A coach without a team is just a glorified sports fan. A teacher lacking students is a master of soliloquies. A conductor without an orchestra is just a madman waving his hands in the air.