A view from under the pew: bertie s graduation woes

By Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist amos the churchmouse:

A view from under the pew: the best mother’s day gift

By Gary Mitchell CNJ Religion Columnist Editor’s Note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation marks – except hyphens and dashes. the best mother s day gift

A view from under the pew: the saga of joey cricket

By Gary Mitchell: CNJ Religion Columnist Editor’s note: Since the observing of the National Day of Prayer, Amos has been reflecting on freedom and its relation to spiritual life. He ran across two Scriptures – Joshua 24:15, which states: “… choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve …. But as for me and […]

A view from under the pew: the transformation of grodey

By Gary Mitchell: Religion Columnist Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation marks – except hyphens and dashes. the transformation of grodey boss there s a grumpy oldcuss who s always up fora fuss

A view from under the pew: how not to start a church

By Gary Mitchell: CNJ Religion Columnist Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the keyboard shift keys, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens. how not to start a church life took a strange twistthe other day here in thechurch pew […]

A view from under the pew: amos on perseverance

By Gary Mitchell: Religion Columnist Editor’s note: In response to a reader’s request, Amos asked we reprint a favorite column. Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hurling himself at the keys, but he can’t operate the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens. amos on perseverance boss i […]

One woman’s view of Tucumcari

We’ve received one response so far to the guy who e-mailed to ask “Can someone out there tell me all the good, the bad and the ugly about living in Tucumcari?”

A view from under the pew: Easter part two

By Gary Mitchell: Religion Columnist Editor’s note:

Disharmony can spread from earthly to spiritual life

By Clyde Davis: Local columnist On the Wednesday just past, much of the Christian world observed Ash Wednesday, a day of repentance and self-examination on which begins the season of Lent, the six weeks preceding Easter. Much about this particular observance contradicts the way in which we view ourselves but not the way in which […]

Strangers to each other, but not to God

Judy Brandon: CNJ columnist I can still recall the man who used to roam the streets of Clovis. Our children named him the “strange guy.” The first time we noticed him was on one of our usual trips to the grocery store. He was peculiar, we thought, as he held his chin high, holding his […]