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Count your blessings in tough times

"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.

August 20, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Don't let your salvation be stolen, part 3

The apostles suffered many things because of their desire to proclaim the message of Jesus to the world.

August 20, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Church musician praised for work

Sarah Steward Izzard started playing piano in churches at the age of 12 - and still is playing more than 50 years later.

August 19, 2013 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


You need courage

From the moment I read Philippians 1: 20-21, I knew this verse would be my "new standard."

August 19, 2013 | By Pastor Alan Darsey Columnist | Faith


God depends on you to touch lives

Many feel that if anything is going to be accomplished for God, then God is going to have to get the job done.

August 13, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Jesus leads us through trials, tribulations

In recent weeks, I have thought a lot about the word tribulation.

August 13, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Don't let your salvation be stolen, part 2

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.

August 13, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Give your problems to the Lord

"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

August 12, 2013 | By Pastor Richard Hayes Columnist | Faith


Don't strike out with the Lord

Recently, I was listening to a sports-radio program on which the discussion was about a baseball player named Alex Rodriguez.

August 06, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Be grateful for your church

In this column through the years, I have shared with you a great deal about my own life.

August 06, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Hold fast to your salvation, part 1

Through the ages, there have been false teachers who tried to keep those who would follow God from doing so.

August 06, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Praying for educators

"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

August 05, 2013 | By Pastor Hermon Scott Columnist | Faith


Men's workshop focues on success

Attention all males ages of 10 and older: You are being summoned to an empowerment workshop.

August 05, 2013 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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


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Who is most important in your life?

Love for family is taught in God's word, and must be practiced. However, love for God must come first.

June 23, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Q&A: How the relationship between African-American churches and social justice activism is evolving

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 ...

June 23, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Recognize spiritual and biological fathers

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 ...

June 21, 2016 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


5 ways to deal with extroverts at church when you are an introvert

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 ...

June 21, 2016 | Lydia Taggart FamilyShare Publisher | Faith


House honors Liberty native

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 ...

June 20, 2016 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Fathers become endangered species

There are 62 animals and plants on Georgia's list of endangered species.

June 20, 2016 | By Pastor K.E. Brown Columnist | Faith


How one journalist exposed the unbelievable origin of 'The Gospel of Jesus' Wife'

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 ...

June 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Orlando shooting illustrates how ISIS affects communities around the world

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 ...

June 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite objections

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 ...

June 19, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


A father's faith: How modern dads pass on their religious traditions

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 ...

June 19, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Jesus represents what is holy and right

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."

June 18, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Prayer leads children to Christ

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 ...

June 17, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Jesus gave greatest example of living for God

Christ was different from men; he was totally submissive to God.

June 16, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


How rising interest rates can help the economy and consumers

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.

June 15, 2016 | Kevin Dobbs Deseret News | Faith


Marking the anniversary of the Charleston church shooting with words and action

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.

June 15, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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