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Make God-based resolutions for the year

It's a new year, and I'd like to welcome you to 2012! This will be a year full of opportunities, challenges and changes in each of our lives.

January 09, 2012 | By Pastor Alan Darsey Columnist | Faith

Ludowici church looking to do great things

The new year is off to an exciting start for members of First Baptist Church of Ludowici.

January 09, 2012 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith

Hinesville area residents receive Gartland Awards

Two local residents recently received 2011 Bishop Gartland Awards for outstanding service to the Catholic Church in South Georgia.

January 01, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Faith

Make your move in 2012

Lose weight, take a cruise, save money, relocate, reduce debt, go back to school. As you read this article, people around the world are making New Year's resolutions or setting goals to achieve this year. Some of us have dreams and visions that we've never taken a step to accomplish. I challenge you today to make a move. The results may change your life for the better, but you will never know until you try.

January 01, 2012 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Religion columnist | Faith

Observing tradition and history with New Year’s services

As the clock slowly inches toward midnight on New Year's Eve and noon on New Year's Day, black Americans experience a sense of extra excitement and anticipation. Watch night services on New Year's Eve and the Emancipation Proclamation Observance Day services on New Year's Day are two traditions that still are prevalent in the black community.

January 01, 2012 | By Edith Anderson Religion columnist | Faith

Celebrate King Jesus today

Sound the alarm, blow the trumpets and horns and go tell everyone that it's high time to celebrate our King.

December 27, 2011 | Pastor Richard Williams | Faith

Much to be grateful for

Today, millions of people around the world are celebrating Christmas, the birthday of Jesus Christ, God's only begotten Son.

December 27, 2011 | Edith Anderson In the pulpit | Faith

Don't fear the Lord's surprises

There are only seven more shopping days left. What do you mean you haven't started yet? Are you going to wait until the last minute?

December 20, 2011 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith

God acts to bring Himself glory

During the birth of Jesus Christ, an angel appeared to the shepherds and said, "Glory to God in the highest." This meant that God the Father would get glory, honor and praise through the birth of his Son.

December 20, 2011 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith

Always obey the gospel of Christ

The writer of Hebrew speaks of the life of a Christian as a race.

December 20, 2011 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith

There's a new pastor in Fleming

While no stranger to the office of a pastor, he is new to Liberty County.

December 19, 2011 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith

God is always with us

The Christmas season is one of the most celebrated times of the year. Immediately after Thanksgiving, the commercialism of Christmas is advertised. Jesus is the real meaning of Christmas and he is the reason for the season. This is a time when we celebrate Christ our Savior's birth.

December 19, 2011 | By Pastor Richard Williams Columnist | Faith

Church calendar for Dec. 19

This week: Midway Presbyterian Church has a food pantry for needy families from 10 a.m.-noon every fourth Thursday of the month at 672 North Coastal Highway in Midway. Next is Dec. 22.

December 19, 2011 | Staff compiled | Faith

This season should be peaceful

There are many words people often use to describe the Christmas season, including busy, hectic, frustrating and expensive. That's the way it is for many American families. So many people say they are glad when the season ends.

December 13, 2011 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith

Celebrate, worship the Savior's birthday

The controversy seems to raise its head every year about this time.

December 13, 2011 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith

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Gifted musician serves two churches

The Rev. Victor Brewton Sr. is a native of Evans County. He serves as pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Ludowici, as well as ...

November 24, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith

5 tips for digitizing photos

There is nothing more heartbreaking for us than to talk to someone who has spent hours and dollars digitizing their photo collection, only to find ...

November 24, 2015 | Tom and Alison Taylor Deseret News | Faith

Fighting the "Word Thief" — Life Writing with Dementia

My father is undergoing a heroic struggle. (“Heroic is a bit strong,” he says, “but I am enjoying it.”)

November 24, 2015 | Tom and Alison Taylor FamilyShare | Faith

Churches should involve young adults

"Then he said to them, 'The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out ...

November 23, 2015 | By the Rev. DeRon Harper Columnist | Faith

Professor’s explanation of why we shouldn’t paint all Muslims with the same brush goes viral again

One year later, a professor’s call to not paint all Muslims with the same brush stroke is making headlines again.

November 23, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

Want to date someone who shares your faith? There's an app for that

Online dating is often awkward, but young Muslim singles in America may have it worse than most.

November 23, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

Psst … there’s already a religious test for Syrian refugees

After a group of attackers spread terror across Paris last week, there’s been some debate among politicians about whether or not to allow Syrian ...

November 23, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

A man for all seasons of the heart

Thomas Moore has a new book out.

November 23, 2015 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith

U.S. Catholic leaders approve new plan to address pornography

Catholic leaders adopted a more proactive approach to pornography use during this week's fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

November 21, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

17 surprising similarities between Muslims and Christians

There are some well-known differences between Muslims and Christians. Muslims study the holy Quran, do not believe Jesus was divine or that He died on ...

November 21, 2015 | Emily Christensen FamilyShare | Faith

Why this Syrian refugee crisis looks similar to World War II

In the wake of last week's Paris attacks that left more than 120 dead and 350 injured, U.S. politicians have offered many different ...

November 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

The Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman

Here’s an interesting fact of the day — the Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman.

November 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

7 celebrities who may surprise you with their faith in God

Entertainment is our world, so it is fun and inspirational as believers of Jesus Christ to see entertainers who also believe. Consider these celebrities from ...

November 18, 2015 | Valerie Steimle FamilyShare | Faith

Studying science at seminary: How learning about new research helps pastors preach

Casey Cole wants to be a priest. That means attending five years of seminary classes, where he studies theology, philosophy and — evolution.

November 18, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith

World shows solidarity with Muslims, despite ISIS attack

The world went into shock Friday night as at least seven gunmen opened fire throughout the city of Paris, killing at least 129 people and ...

November 17, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith

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