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Pastor's Corner - Jan. 16, 2020

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman statesman who lived from 5 BC-65 AD, made a statement that should be written and remembered in 2020. He said, "We become wiser by adversity; prosperity destroys our...

 

Couch's Corner - Jan. 16, 2020

Much thanks to the Valley Ag Voice for their article “Local Leaders React to Passage of USMCA,” in their January issue. For those of you who may not know, USMCA is an updated NAFTA, and stands...

 
 By Jamie Stewart    Opinion    January 16, 2020 

Editor's Note - Jan. 16, 2020

Well, 2019 is in the rear view mirror, and the next decade is underway. This past year has been such a busy one for me. It has been full of some great times, like having a job that I just love,...

 

Pastor's Corner - Jan. 2, 2020

Years ago (more years than I care to remember) I started an Insurance agency with my main company being one that was less than 15 years old at the time. It was a company rather unique in its...

 

Couch's Corner - Jan. 2, 2020

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a great 2019 and am looking forward to 2020. It’s that time of year to look back at what we’ve accomplished, and look forward to things we can do to make things...

 
 By Jim Neal    Opinion    December 12, 2019

Pastor's Corner - Dec. 12, 2019

“…forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus…” --Philippians 3:13, 14 George Bernard Shaw once wrote, “A life spent making...

 

Couch's Corner - Dec. 12, 2019

As I met with my staff to discuss this week’s Couch’s Corner, we found it hard to pick a subject to write about, not because so little had happened, but because so much was happening. So we...

 

Conch's Corner - Nov. 21, 2019

On Nov. 15, a group of us traveled to Fresno to testify at a hearing of the California Transportation Commission. I was in attendance with Councilmember Cathy Prout of Shafter and Councilmember Olivia...

 

Couch's Corner

I recently learned of the Housing Authority of Kern’s concept of using farm labor camps they own in Shafter and Lamont to house about 50 homeless women from Kern County temporarily this winter....

 

Pastor's Corner - Oct. 3, 2019

James, the half-brother of Jesus, shared a bold statement that causes one to question whether he was in His right mind: "Count it all joy, brothers, when we face various trials” (James 1:2-3). Has...

 

Pastor's Corner - Sept. 26, 2019

"Be still and know that I am God...” --Psalm 46a No, I am not going to preach you a sermon this morning; this verse is just apropos to what I have been thinking about and dealing with -- thought...

 

Pastor's Corner - Sept. 12, 2019

“Do unto others as you would have Them do unto you.”--The Golden Rule “For you will be treated as you treat others. The standard you use in judging is the standard by which you will be...

 

Pastor's Corner - Sept. 5, 2019

Do you find it difficult to find peace in a chaotic world? At the rhythm that our world is spinning it is difficult to pump the brakes and simply breathe. I know that I have been there various times...

 

Couch's Corner - Sept. 5, 2019

The Board of Supervisors adopted the fiscal year 2019-20 budget last week. In addition, we also adopted a resolution declaring the end of the County of Kern's fiscal emergency. By the end of this...

 

Letter to the Editor - Aug. 15, 2019

To the editor: We arrived in Wasco from Mesa, Ariz., for the first time in late May 2019 to drop my son Max Williams, #34, off on another leg of his baseball adventure. This was the inaugural season o...

 

Pastor's Corner - Aug. 15, 2019

A lawyer once asked Jesus, “Teacher, what is the greatest commandment?” Jesus replied, “Love God with everything in you, and secondly love your neighbor as yourself” (Matthew 22:36-40). Who...

 

Letter to the Editor - Aug. 8, 2019

Filmmaker and environmental activist Lito Tejada-Flores said it best, “You never climb the same mountain twice, not even in memory. Memory rebuilds the mountain, changes the weather, retells the jokes, remakes all the moves.” As a Latino...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    Opinion    August 8, 2019

Editor's Note | Toni DeRosa - Aug. 8, 2019

I was lucky to meet John Wooner in 2005-06 when he worked for the City of Wasco. What I remember about him was his great personality, warm, friendly smile and easy manner. He was so nice to me when I...

 

Pastor's Corner - Aug. 8, 2019

“…Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” Psalm 30:5 This is one of my favorite Psalms and one that has helped me through some tough bumps in the road of life. We all have...

 

Pastor's Corner - Aug. 1, 2019

A lawyer once asked Jesus, "Teacher, what is the greatest commandment?" Jesus replied, "Love God with everything in you, and secondly love your neighbor as yourself" (Matthew 22:36-40). Who are our...

 

Pastor's Corner - July 25, 2019

“But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.” --Genesis 6:8 I am not going to bore you with how I happened upon this verse concerning the time of the great flood and righteousness of one man;...

 

Couch's Corner - July 25, 2019

This week I would like to remind the community about different steps being taken to prepare for the 2019 wildfire season, especially power outages. Even though you may not be near a fire, the...

 

Pastor's Corner - July 18, 2019

In the fall of 1958, it was the day of our an annual athletic physicals in our small rural community. On this appointed day every would-be athlete walked down to the local clinic to see Dr. Helmut...

 

Pastor's Corner - July 11, 2019

PASTOR JIM NEAL “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” -- Abraham Lincoln Doesn’t it seem as you look around, read the newspaper or listen to or watch the daily news that one of the key concepts missing in...

 

Pastor's Corner - July 4, 2019

Sunday at Westside Family Fellowship is always filled with fellowship, family, amazing worship and the Word of God. This Sunday we had a special guest speaker, Bishop Jan Lake. Lake is the bishop over the Southern California Pentecostal Church of...

 

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