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Anticipate the return of the true King

This week, it seems the entire world was anticipating the birth of Britain's future king.

July 30, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Treasure the important stuff

Today is my birthday. I'm older than a lot of you, and that is all I will tell you about that.

July 30, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Back-to-school service on Aug. 4

The Liberty County United Ministerial Alliance will host a community back-to-school prayer service at 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at Baconton Missionary Baptist Church at the crossroads of Dunlevie and Talmadge roads in Walthourville.

July 30, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Faith


How to be successful in God's eyes

How can a person be successful? Notice this passage: "Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon Earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal. But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal" (Matthew 6:19-20).

July 30, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Learn to serve each other in humility

"….whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave- just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many." Matthew 20:26-28 (NIV)

July 29, 2013 | By Rev. Katrina E. Deason Columnist | Faith


An average worship experience

The other day, I was sitting in a parking lot in Savannah when a church sign caught my attention.

July 23, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Trusting God in hard times

For the last two weeks, I have shared with you the latest trial facing my family. A little more than three weeks ago, my youngest son was in a horrific accident in his work truck. In one brief moment, our lives were dramatically changed.

July 23, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Best life is one helping others

Many people believe that being a Christian is a life that is dull and unfulfilling. Instead of looking to the Lord, they spend their time doing activities that the world says comprise the great life.

July 23, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Ladies retreat ready to launch

The ladies of the Ministries of Jesus Christ in Midway are excited about their first retreat.

July 22, 2013 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Awake, sleepy church

"And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed." - Romans 13:11

July 22, 2013 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


The meaning behind the portrait

Many people have in their homes or offices the famous painting of Jesus knocking on the door. As with many paintings, most people don't look at the details, and if asked about them would be clueless.

July 16, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


We need an 'even if' faith

For almost 31 years, I have preached and taught the truths of the Bible. "Trust in the Lord with all your heart…," "We walk by faith, not by sight…," and so on. I have emphasized that God can be trusted, no matter the circumstances, and have done so with conviction.

July 16, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Make God the priority in life

Jesus said, "But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you. Take therefore no thought for the morrow, for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof" (Matthew 6:33-34).

July 16, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Getting on the road to humility

"What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don't they come from your desires that battle within you? You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God. When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives that you may spend what you get on your pleasures. You adulterous people. Don't you know that friendship with the world is hatred toward against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of ...

July 15, 2013 | By Pastor Kendall Paige Columnist | Faith


Summer revival set at Fleming Baptist

"Will you not revive us again that your people may rejoice in you?" - Psalm 85:6

July 15, 2013 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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You won't get lost following God

From time to time, it is reported in the news that someone is lost. It may be a child or even an adult.

May 05, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Priest, protester and poet Daniel Berrigan shaped what it means to be an American Catholic

Daniel Berrigan, a Jesuit priest famous for his anti-war protests, died Saturday at age 76. The Nobel Peace Prize nominee will be remembered for reshaping ...

May 05, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


51 distinct ideas for celebrating the Sabbath

According to a recent study by Deseret News National, the majority of Americans believe it’s important to observe the Sabbath. In the survey, 62 ...

May 04, 2016 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Faith


USCIRF calls for government to resettle 100,000 Syrian refugees

The U.S. government should do more to help families facing persecution and the threat of genocide in countries like Syria and Iraq, according to ...

May 04, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Satan's new favorite sin (it's not what you think)

Exodus 20:8, "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy."

May 03, 2016 | David Snell FamilyShare | Faith


Are you sold out for Jesus?

Where your treasure is there your heart is also. - Matthew 6:21

May 02, 2016 | By Pastor Roland Banks Columnist | Faith


Find answers to life's questions

Most everyone has questions that pertain to life's issues. We desire to know the best ways to raise our kids, how to have successful ...

April 30, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


How religion affects U.S. foreign policy

Religion is a powerful tool in global political negotiation, but many policymakers don't acknowledge how it works to promote good in the world, according ...

April 30, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Q&A: Becket Fund founder has a unique solution for religious freedom debates

Religious freedom advocate Kevin Seamus Hasson wants to end ongoing conflict at the border of church and state. His proposed solution will surprise you.

April 30, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Forgiveness isn't for the offender

Each of us at one time or another have been the victim of someone else's bad choices.

April 30, 2016 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


Getting to know Jesus

Recently I finished reading biographies of two preachers.

April 29, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Americans less likely to keep Sabbath, but majority still say it's important to society, new poll fi

The Sabbath may be losing its religious significance in the eyes of many Americans, but a majority still believe taking a day of rest benefits ...

April 29, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Judgment Day is coming

One of the most intriguing questions is, "Will there be a Judgment Day."

April 28, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


How to remove your masks and live your authentic life

Finding myself after 35-plus years of hiding behind a mask was frightening.

April 28, 2016 | Norma Zaugg FamilyShare | Faith


Oprah will appear in scripted megachurch drama

A new television series about a megachurch already has a high-profile fan: Oprah Winfrey.

April 28, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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