Pastor Ruby L. Hopper was born in Harrison, Ar., May 21, 1950, the youngest of four in a minister's family. Ruby was raised on a dairy farm, and loved the rual country life. After high school, she married Alfred Hopper, and they settled in Hollister, Mo., where they still reside. In 1983, she was first licensed to preach by the Evalgelistic Messengers Association, of Huntingdon, Tn.(www.emai.org), and was Ordained by them in 1991. She has taught Sunday School(various classes) at the Sycamore Log Church, Branson, Mo., Ridgedale Community Church(adult Class), and Mt. Branson Church of God. On April 15, 2012, she accepted the position of Pastor at the Sycamore Log Church, branson, Mo.. She is currently a student at Christian Bible College and Seminary, Independance, Mo., working toward a Doctor of Divinity. Ruby enjoys all church related activities. In her spare time, she has written three historical novels, enjoys reading, music, travel, history, baseball and amateur radio(KC0PY). She and Alfred have visited many historical sites along the Oregon Trail.
Alfred Hopper was born December 3, 1941, in Branson, Mo. Except for two years in California, he has always lived in the Branson area. Alfred is the oldest of four children, and loves to play guitar and sing. He married Ruby Eddings in 1970, and they live in Hollister, Mo. Alfred worked 31 years as custodian for both Hollister and Branson Public Schools. For 6 years, he owned and operated a tv repair shop in Hollister. Alfred has a First Class General Radiotelephone Liscense(lifetime), and is amateur radio operator KD0PE. Alfred enjoys travel, reading, Facebook, music, visiting family and friends, geneology, and he enjoys life. Alfred and Ruby are dedicated to the Sycamore Log Church, and appreciate your prayers.
Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. For what children are not disciplined by their father? If you are not disciplined—and everyone undergoes discipline—then you are not legitimate, not true sons and daughters at all. Moreover, we have all had human fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it. How much more should we submit to the Father of spirits and live! They disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, in order that we may share in his holiness. No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.
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Leviticus 23:17 (KJV)
Ye shall bring out of your habitations two wave loaves of two tenth deals: they shall be of fine flour; they shall be baken with leaven; [they are] the firstfruits unto the LORD.
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