Pastor Dr. Dennis Patterson has been a pastor for just a few months, but he is not new to the ministry.
How many of us, while trying to apologize, have run smack into a stone wall?
"Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." - Galatians 6: 8-9
They are reaching back and helping the community. Every summer, members of Baconton Missionary Baptist Church volunteer their time to assist with two of the church's outreach programs.
Many of us "people watchers" have an interest in what others are living, doing and, maybe most of all, going through in their lives. Many of us do that for good reason; we are facing issues ourselves, and we feel like "why is this happening to me?" or "What am I going to do?" or "I feel so lost and alone, and no one really cares."
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines trust as "assured reliance on, ability, strength of someone."
As the summer vacation began in Long County, tragedy struck.
The Fourth of July is so much more than just cookouts, concerts, the beach and fireworks.
Psalm 90:17: "May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us - yes, establish the work of our hands."
Members from the Elim Baptist Church recently joined more 900 kids at the Superwow Christian Youth Conference on Jekyll Island. During their stay, the teens saw illusionist Brock Gill, minister of music Aaron Keyes, youth minister Stewart Hall and Christian rappers Pkponeday (Promises Kept One Day).
We serve an excellent God, and He wants us to render excellent praise and service.
There seems to be a mistaken notion in our society that God hates fun.
When we were younger, most everything was good.
Instead of standing alone, they work together in building up the kingdom of God.
Two weeks ago, I wrote about how June could be called "the love month," relationships between men and women, marriage and "surviving the self-fulfillment ethic, part 1."
Stop judging me.
In his first appearance at a U.S. mosque, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he wanted to refute “inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim-Americans" from ...
God's word has been given to man so that he might come to understand God's love and God's terms for forgiveness.
The Gregorian calendar was arranged in reference to the ancient Roman calendar. Each month had a meaning.
Worshipping together may not be a family activity.
Religion is an important aspect of people’s lives. In fact, more than half of the country says religion is “very important” to them. Christians ...
Americans may be stepping away from religion, but their interest in spirituality is way up.
Donald Trump spoke at Christian and conservative Liberty University last week, continuing his efforts to earn the support of America's evangelical Christian community.
Lindsey Stirling’s new book, “The Only Pirate at the Party," claimed the 10th spot on the Jan. 31 New York Times' hardcover nonfiction best-seller ...
"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the ...
It’s easy to fear what’s different from us.
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to put faith communities — and their canned-food drives, potlucks and volunteer teams — to work to save the environment.
When religious freedom activists survey the global religious landscape, they find many reasons to be pessimistic. People of faith are under attack from ISIS, Boko ...
Last Tuesday, President Barack Obama spoke about how many Americans, including those who are running for president in the 2016 election, are speaking negatively about ...