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Acts 11:25-26: “Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul. And when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So, for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.”

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Ezekiel 33:1-6 (NIV) — “The word of the Lord came to me, ‘Son of man, speak to your people and say to them: When I bring the sword against a land, and the people of the land choose one of their men and make him their watchman, and he sees the sword coming against the land and blows the trump…

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Nehemiah 1:5-6a — “O Lord, God of Heaven, the great and awesome God who keeps His covenant with those who love Him and obey His commands. Let Your ear be attentive and Your eyes open to hear the prayer Your servant is praying before You day and night for Your servants.”

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Psalm 118:13-15 (NIV): “I was pushed back and about to fall, but the Lord helped me. The Lord is my strength and my song; He has become my salvation. Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: The right hand of the Lord has done mighty things.”

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Rev. David Baldukas, pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Kodiak, has gone from one island adventure to another. He and his wife, Lisa, an emergency room nurse, came here from French Island in Wisconsin. 

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Hebrews 3:12-14 (NIV) — “See to it brothers, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God. But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called today. So that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. We have come to share in Christ if we…

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Mark 13:1-4 (NIV) — “As He was leaving the temple, one of His disciples said to Him, ‘Look, Teacher! What massive stones! What magnificent buildings!’ ‘Do you see all these great buildings?’ replied Jesus. ‘Not one stone here will be left on another, every one will be thrown down.’ As Jesus …

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In 1985, I wrote a Mother’s Day article for the Kadiak Times, asking local residents what they appreciated most in their mothers. Julia Naughton honored her mother Christina Lukin for teaching her the importance of promptness, especially at meal time. She also taught her daughter how to cook…

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Hebrews 12:1 — “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.”

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Galatians 5:1-6 (NIV) — “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Mark my words! I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no value to you at all. Again, I declare to…

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Long-time Kodiak resident Rosabel Baldwin has become somewhat of a legend in the region of Ryazan, Russia, which is the location of the city of Kadom. One of the local poets, Andrei Kruchkov, has written a poem — set to music — about her.

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Galatians 6:9-10 (NIV) — “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.”

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Isaiah 59:19 (NIV) — “So shall they fear the name of the Lord from the west, and His glory from the rising of the sun; when the enemy comes in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against him.”

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Exodus 34:10 (NIV) — “Then the Lord said, ‘I am making a covenant with you. Before all your people I will do wonders never before done in any nation in all the world. The people you live among will see how awesome is the work that I, the Lord will do for you.’”

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Crab Festival 2021 is now history. At least it registered in the history books, unlike last year when in-person Crab Festival was largely canceled — a casualty of the COVID crisis. This year’s traditional welcome to summer went on as planned, in spite of rainy, windy weather. Food booths wer…

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Isaiah 12:1-3 (NIV) — “In that day you will say, I will praise You, O Lord, although You were angry with me, Your anger has turned away and You have comforted me. Surely, God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord is my strength and my song; He has become my salvation. Wit…

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1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 (NIV) — “May God Himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful, and He will do it.”

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Philippians 3:20-21 (NIV) — “But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who by the power that enables Him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like His glorious body.”

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Eli Griffin has been a familiar face and voice in local theater productions. He endeared audiences to him in “Les Miserables” and “Tarzan.” He was a boy in those days. But now he’s a young man with a vision: He seeks to share the Gospel.

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Leviticus 23:10-11 — “Speak to the children of Israel, say to them, when you come into the land which I give to you, and shall reap the harvest, then you shall bring a sheaf of the First Fruits of your harvest to the priests. He shall wave the sheaf before the Lord, to be accepted for you; o…

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1 Timothy 5:24-25 (NIV) — “The sins of some men are obvious, reaching the place of judgment ahead of them: The sins of others trail behind them. In the same way, good deeds are obvious and even those that are not cannot be hidden.”

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Matthew 7:24-27 (NIV) — “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wiseman who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house: Yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on…

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Acts 1:3 (NIV) — “After His suffering, He showed Himself to these men and gave many convincing proofs that He was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the Kingdom of God.”

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Matthew 26:27-29 (NIV) — “Then He took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, saying, ‘Drink from it, all of you. This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for the many for the forgiveness of sins. I tell you; I will not drink of this fruit of the vine from now on until tha…

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Galatians 2:11-13 (NIV) — “When Peter came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he was clearly wrong. Before certain men came from James, he used to eat with the gentiles. But when they arrived, he began to draw back and separate himself from the gentiles because he was afraid of t…

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1 Corinthians 15:1-2 (NIV) — “Now, brothers, I want to remind you of the Gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. By this Gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word, I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain.”

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Jeremiah 51:20 — “‘You are my battle axe and sword,’ says the Lord. ‘With you I will shatter nations and destroy many kingdoms.’”

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Jude 1:17-23 (NIV) — “But dear friends, remember what the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ foretold. They said to you, ‘In the last times there will be scoffers who will follow their own ungodly desires.’ These are the men who divide you, who follow mere natural instincts and do not have th…

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Matthew 4:1-4 (NV) — “Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. After fasting for 40 days and 40 nights He was hungry. The tempter came to Him and said, ‘If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.’ Jesus answered, ‘It is written, ‘Man doe…

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It can get pretty rowdy at Oceans Church United on a Wednesday night. But it’s a good kind of noise. Youngsters, from middle schoolers to high schoolers, engage in high-energy activities that are part of Oceans’ Anchor Youth program.

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Matthew 24:3-8 (NIV) — “As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately. ‘Tell us,’ they said. ‘When will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?’ Jesus answered, ‘Watch out that no one deceives you. For many will come…

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It won’t be too long before patrons of Monk’s Rock will be able to enjoy their cappuccino and pastries in the haven of the coffee shop, which has been closed due to church holidays, reorganization of merchandise and the usual annual staff winter break.

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1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 (NIV) — “Brothers, we do not want you to be ignorant about those who fall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men, who have no hope. We believe Jesus died and rose again and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in Him. According …