I hear it all the time: "I am spiritual. I just don't go to church." Or, "I believe in God. I just can't handle how church people act." They are some of the most common explanations people offer to me when I ask them about their spiritual lives. Another version of this is: "Why do I need to go to church? God loves me as I am. I can worship Him (Actually, they seldom use that phrase.) and I can experience Him anywhere."
There was a time when I could eat anything, at any time and lots of it, without any repercussions at all. In high school, I probably consumed 3,000 or more calories a day during basketball season.
Recently, my wife and I went out to eat at a restaurant in the Savannah area. After being seated, the waitress said to us, "Today, I am going to be taking care of you."
Man, it seems, has always been looking for answers since the beginning of time. Some have sailed the oceans to search for new lands just to get an answer to the question, "What is out there?" Others have searched the world over to find the answer to the questions of life.
Pastor Richard Williams Jr. served 29 years training soldiers in the military. Now he is training men and women for the kingdom of God.
In 1926, Dr. Carter G. Woodson started National Negro History Week to educate the American people about African-Americans' cultural backgrounds and notable achievements. This action led to what we currently celebrate as Black History Month.
Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers fans will be drawn together tonight thanks, in part, to the legendary smorgasbords that have come to be associated with Super Bowl parties. At gatherings around the country, sports enthusiasts will huddle around wide-screen televisions, savoring pizza, nachos and wings along with every last play in the big game.
In a lot of ways Retha Rowe is like any other high school junior: She likes to hang out with her friends, she likes to sing, likes to play the guitar and she likes dancing with her Wii.
A little more than a month ago, I happened to be in the Atlanta area on Christmas day, celebrating with my dad. And it snowed!
The Bible is a one of the great blessings mankind has been given. It covers the entire spectrum of man's life.
Like many of you, I have a favorite professional football team, and then I have teams that are my next favorites and then those I enjoy seeing lose.
One of the oldest churches in Liberty County, the Walthourville Baptist Church, was founded in 1809 as the North Newport Baptist Church.
Our society seems to like people being exposed. Television shows and tabloids grow as they parade the darkest sins of people in front of us.
Today is a special day in my family. It is my daughter-in-law's birthday. In fact, it is her first birthday as my daughter-in-law.
I recently finished a book that indicated Christians are no different from non-Christians except that Christians have the hope of eternal life.
"For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son…" (John 3:16).
Nearly 500 years after a Roman Catholic priest named Martin Luther famously broke with the Vatican by nailing a list of grievances to a German ...
When the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in June that same-sex marriage was a constitutional right, dissenting opinion author Chief Justice John Roberts ...
Nine decades after a Tennessee jury found science instructor John T. Scopes guilty of teaching evolution, both sides can claim victory in the ensuing religious ...
Later this month, thousands of Catholics will converge on Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, celebrating family life and welcoming Pope Francis to the ...
To be honest, when my wife, Anita, said we were going to rent an auger, I was stumped.
In the wake of the recent string of fires that have destroyed predominantly black churches across the South, a number of Muslim organizations have come ...
Gospel 94.9 FM WHNL, Hinesville's first 24-hour FM gospel-radio station, is on the air.
Fragments of the oldest version of the Quran were found in Birmingham, England, last month inside another Quran from the late seventh century, BBC reported ...
I am excited about the possibility of and the blessings of unity (Psalm 133).
It's hard to put an exact number on how far people must go to meet their goals and how long it'll take, but ...
Local authorities in Indonesia are asking a 42-year-old man to change his name.
If you’re a fan of ancient artifacts or the Bible, you may want to book a flight to Britain, as the Codex Sinaiticus, the ...
In 2 Timothy 2:2, I see what I would describe as a teaching cycle, where those being taught turn around and teach others what ...
I love to sing. I grew up going to church and singing with my parents.