Latest Ephesus Stories

2009-07-10 11:53:00

HARLEM, N.Y., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ephesus Seventh-Day Adventist Church, a landmark in the Harlem Community (123rd and Lenox Avenue) is preparing to awaken the Harlem community with a three week series titled, THE AWAKENING. The series will serve as an answer to several of the questions and issues plaguing several members of the community within these trying times that include: the economic collapse, job loss, swine flu, global warming and wars. THE AWAKENING will awaken our community to...

2009-06-30 07:52:00

U.S. television talk show diva Oprah Winfrey has been honored in Turkey with a traditional Ottoman Mehteran band and whirling dervishes, observers say. Winfrey arrived in Istanbul Monday aboard the ship Norwegian Gem along with all 1,600 of her employees, including some part-time contractors and their families, whom she had taken on a Mediterranean cruise, the Anatolian News Agency reported. Winfrey threw a party for them at the Ciragan Palace Hotel as part of a sea cruise that started in...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.