Category Archives: Notes from Debra Chew

The Power of Faith on Health

  Last Wednesday, I was doing errands and was so surprised to see a banner-type sign in front of our local Catholic church that read:  Healing Service Tonight.  I thought about that sign all day.  I realized that while I … Continue reading

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Is Christian Science the Same as Scientology?

  Today, I read an online article in the Washington Post entitled:  Is Scientology a religion? by Janet Reitman.   http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/guest-voices/post/is-scientology-a-religion/2011/07/17/gIQATEnSKI_blog.html.  As the Christian Science Committee on Publication for Tennessee, I am constantly confronted with questions like, “is Christian Science the … Continue reading

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After The Storm……

  Last month’s storms – the storms of 2011 – are still very fresh in my mind.  Even though it was only two weeks ago, it seems like an eternity has passed since then.  Twenty-four hours of rain and wind and hail … Continue reading

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He Is Risen!!

I hope some of you are wondering where I have been for the past couple of weeks. Well, I have been on the road….correcting the misconceptions about Christian Science out there in the world. One of my favorite misconceptions to … Continue reading

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World Peace

  There is hardly a more precious, sacred event in Christian history than the virgin birth of Christ Jesus.  Isaiah foretold the coming of the Prince of Peace, Christ Jesus.  And, it is this peace of the Christ that is … Continue reading

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Grateful or Grumbling??

“In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” (I Thessalonians 5:18)  All my life, including my time as First Reader in a Christian Science church, I read that Bible verse as … Continue reading

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Using the Christian Science Calculator

  Much is reported daily about the economy; much emphasis is placed on financial reports coming out monthly, quarterly, yearly, etc.   Ask yourself….wouldn’t it be better to deny the claim of the laws of economy that say our supply is … Continue reading

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Healing Injustices with the Law of Love

  When I heard, “Mama, will you have lunch with me on Wednesday?” I had to smile.  Here she is –  growing up, experiencing new things and seeming to not need me so much…yet, she wants me to have lunch … Continue reading

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One With God

  Tonight my daughter had to write a story for her fifth grade class.  She was to write an adventure-type story and pretend she was a raindrop.  We talked about how it would feel to be a raindrop…things like what a raindrop does for … Continue reading

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From Pentecostal to Christian Science….the Completion

  PART 2:  If you read Part 1 of my story, “an Intro,” you will remember that I was introduced to Christian Science and had read Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy.  I had … Continue reading

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From Pentecostal to Christian Science….an Introduction

Photo by Steve and Sara Emry It is hard for me to believe 20 years ago, I was a Holy Roller!  I went to church 3-5 times per week, directed a 100-voice youth choir, and frequently soloed in my very … Continue reading

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