Women of Bible overcame trouble with faith

Many wonderful women characters are chronicled in the Bible. Many women were strong, were creative and, with faith, overcame very difficult predicaments. One such woman was Jochebed. She is not as well known as Mary and Sarah and Rebekah of the Old Testament. Still her story is amazing. The years had passed. In fact, 400 […]

In Search of Ponies: Unorthodox relationship good for both parties

Sharna Johnson Ah, Moses and Jael, now theirs was a love like none other. It was an arranged relationship, born of necessity and convenience. It didn’t start with a spark or a glance across the room that stirred butterflies into action. In all reality, the dainty, leggy blond suffering from depression and the small dark […]

Women in religion inspiration for today

By Judy Brandon: Local columnist Many wonderful women characters are chronicled in the Bible. When we look at their lives, women of today really have much in common with those women of long ago. Despite differences in the culture, dress, times, customs and places, they both exhibit strength to show how creativity and faith can […]

Chavez, Moses

Moses Chavez Services: Have been held. Mr. Moses Joseph Manuel Chavez, 20, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 28, 1984, in Pueblo, Colo., to Ruby Lynn Chavez and Juan Lucero. He has lived in Clovis for 17 years and worked for the […]

“Make Me a God!” Is a Strange But Common Request

By Curtis K. Shelburne “Make me a god!” It seems like such a strange request — until we realize how often we probably make this same request ourselves. Israel’s children were waiting in the desert at the foot of Mt. Sinai. Moses had been summoned up the mountain by God himself. Jehovah was about to […]

Annie Moses Band to perform

CNJ Staff The Annie Moses Band from Nashville, Tenn., is coming to Clovis on Monday and Tuesday for a series of four concerts sponsored by First Christian Church of Clovis. The teenage team of one sister and three brothers, Annie, Alex and Benjamin Wolaver, are classically-trained violinists and singers who were formerly scholarship students at […]

Gonzales, Martin

MARTIN GONZALES Services: Have been held. Martin B. Gonzales, 50, of Moses Lake, Wash., died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003. He was born on May 28, 1953, in Clovis, to Benito and Isabel Gonzales. He grew up in Portales. He moved to Washington state when he was 15. He began working for Brown and Root at […]