"Count your blessings, name them one by one. Count your blessings, see what God has done." Those words first were written in 1897 by a man named Johnson Oatman Jr. But they remain wonderful words of truth even today.
The apostles suffered many things because of their desire to proclaim the message of Jesus to the world.
Sarah Steward Izzard started playing piano in churches at the age of 12 - and still is playing more than 50 years later.
From the moment I read Philippians 1: 20-21, I knew this verse would be my "new standard."
Many feel that if anything is going to be accomplished for God, then God is going to have to get the job done.
In recent weeks, I have thought a lot about the word tribulation.
Last week, we began looking at occasions when false teachers had tried to rob God's people of their salvation. Continuing the discussion of Paul speaking to the people at Galatia, he had shared the good news with them, shown them the way of salvation and now they were following a different way.
"Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light." - Matthew 11:28-30
Recently, I was listening to a sports-radio program on which the discussion was about a baseball player named Alex Rodriguez.
In this column through the years, I have shared with you a great deal about my own life.
Through the ages, there have been false teachers who tried to keep those who would follow God from doing so.
"For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ." - 1 Corinthians 12:12
Attention all males ages of 10 and older: You are being summoned to an empowerment workshop.
This week, it seems the entire world was anticipating the birth of Britain's future king.
Today is my birthday. I'm older than a lot of you, and that is all I will tell you about that.
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 ...
Society holds mothers in high esteem, and rightfully so. But it sometimes overlooks the very important role fathers play. Fathers are special, too, and they ...
The phrase “Better a man should be considered a fool than to open his mouth and remove all doubt” was probably referencing an extrovert from ...
Helen Scott, a McIntosh community elder who turned 90 in December, was honored March 22 at the Georgia Capitol when state Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway ...
There are 62 animals and plants on Georgia's list of endangered species.
It took trips to Germany and Florida, an interpreter, dozens of phone calls, lessons on spotting forgery and a very persistent journalist, but the mystery ...
The Orlando nightclub shooter, Omar Mateen, pledged allegiance to ISIS before his killing spree. And yet officials and the man's father think he had ...
President Obama met with the Dalai Lama on Wednesday morning for the fourth time during his presidency. The White House didn't allow press coverage ...
Modern fatherhood can be at once exciting and overwhelming. Family scholars are questioning old assumptions about how dads should interact with their kids, and dozens ...
Matthew 5:11 says, "Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me."
By the time you read this, I will have returned from my second trip to Haiti in the last two years. I have been honored ...
Christ was different from men; he was totally submissive to God.
Interest rates could soon begin to climb. And, odd as it may sound, this could ultimately prove a net positive for the typical American consumer.
Nine men and women died in a Charleston church nearly a year ago, after a gunman opened fire during a Bible study on June 17.