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Just Jesus
By CASSIE DOWNS relentlessloveministries.com Do you ever find yourself overwhelmed by all the striving, working, chasing and doing? Always trying to earn your way to...
Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT Jazmine spent the night Saturday and we ended up going to my Aunt Opal’s basement when we heard the police going up and down the street. I can’t get up...
Boundless
By SHARON WINGERT Another busy month. Now that the grass is growing, it just means I have one more thing to do, mowing our yard which is like mowing a park. Bob and...
Thoughts by Willis
By WILLIS STRONG Guten Morgen Freunde. This has been a fairly good week. Monday night and early Tuesday morning we received around an inch of rain in a storm that...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Son Jud is between sports seasons, so he has been “Mr. Mom” quite a bit as his wife Meghan finishes up her...


Thoughts by Willis
By WILLIS STRONG Guten Morgen Freunde. After a good rain last Wednesday the weather has been more spring like with warmer temperatures. Farmers can’t get into the...
Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT What another beautiful weekend. Summer finally arrived. Jamey mowed my yard Friday evening. I love the smell of freshly mown grass. I poured some...
Metzger’s Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Middle grandson Landon had his first t-ball game last Tuesday evening at King Jack Park in Webb City. It just...


The descent of Christ into hell (Part 2)
By REV. GALEN FRIEDRICHS Lamar Grace Lutheran Church There are two aspects of Jesus’ descent into hell that give the church particular comfort. First, Jesus, who leads...
Thoughts by Willis
By WILLIS STRONG Guten Morgen Freunde. Another nice weekend. The weather was just right for the Farmers’ Market and Truman Day festivities. A light breeze most of the...
Metzger's Mutterings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat I had the opportunity this week to find out just how valuable Richard is at our office. First of all, I will...


Journey to the palace
By CASSIE DOWNS relentlessloveministries.com I am a dreamer. I have a long list of dreams and visions. Some of them are God-given dreams, the ones I know are...
Finding good
By CASSIE DOWNS relentlessloveministries.com We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God, who are called according to His purpose. (Romans...
On call
By CASSIE DOWNS relentlessloveministries.com One a.m. the phone rings. Nothing good ever comes from one o'clock in the morning phone calls. Fortunately, we know that 99...
Donna's Dialog
By DONNA WESCOTT I think Spring might actually be here. This weekend was very nice. I saw lots of shoppers at the Lamar city wide garage sales. Jazmine spent the...