When I was growing up in the church, we used to quite often sing a song called, "Count Your Blessings." It goes something like this: "Count your blessings, name them one by one; Count your blessings, see what God hath done."
One definition of legacy is something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past, according to Webster's Dictionary.
We live in a world that is fueled by agendas. Man, by nature, tends to look out for himself. Occasionally, (it is one of the rarest occurrences) you come across a person who's only true agenda is the success and betterment of those to whom he or she is related. There is a person who is never quite understood. There is a person who is often rejected on the basis of trust. A pure heart often leads the bearer to be alone, even among thousands.
It just amazes me how the stock market operates. It changes at the drop of a hat. Investors react both positively and negatively when a particular news story breaks.
As I write this column, I am sitting in the waiting room of a car dealer. My wife's car was recalled, and the work is being done to fix the issue.
Last week, it was shown that Christians are to "seek those things above" (Colossians 3:1). Why should the Christian seek to do these things?
October is Clergy Appreciation Month, and I encourage everyone reading this article to spread the word to say "thanks" to a pastor.
The Pleasant Grove AME Church will celebrate its annual camp meeting Oct. 26-Nov. 2.
New Covenant Presbyterian Church, led by Pastor Nick Batzig, reconnected with its roots by having a service at the historical Midway Congregational Church on Oct. 19.
The Scripture says about marriage, "What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate."
One of the most fascinating books in the Bible is Revelation. Many books have been written and movies produced in attempts to better understand the end times.
How does one live the Christian life?
This month has been deemed Pastor's Appreciation Month, a time designated to show your pastor that you appreciate him or her.
"And he said unto them, Take heed what ye hear: with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you: and unto you that hear shall more be given.
RICHMOND HILL - With an abundance of prayer and then a flip of shovels, Richmond Hill's St. Anne Catholic Church broke ground on its future during a ceremony Thursday at the site where a new 26,000-square-foot sanctuary will be constructed.
David Boudia and Steele Johnson qualified for the Rio Olympics after the 10-meter platform finals of the diving trials on Thursday.
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The world didn't end during the early years of the Christian community, despite the apostle Paul's imminent predictions.
I will be the first to admit that on any given today, I promptly forget that my children are really God’s children. And in ...
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American television and movie viewers love watching the world end.
In Matthew 18, Peter asked Jesus about the appropriate number times to forgive a person when they sin against you.
Well, it had to happen sooner or later.
Love for family is taught in God's word, and must be practiced. However, love for God must come first.
Marla Frederick once wanted to be a lawyer. But in college, she fell in love with discussing religion, reveling in opportunities to debate with her ...