Pastor Joseph Michael Morgan is a native of Shamrock, Fla., but grew up in Liberty County - and now, he is pastoring in his home area.
PERDIDO KEY, Fla. - On a balmy Sunday morning at the Flora-Bama Lounge, Package and Oyster Bar, barkeeps set up their stations as churchgoers filtered in under a Jack Daniels banner.
Joel 2:12-17: "But even now," says the Lord, "repent sincerely and return to me with fasting and weeping and mourning. Let your broken heart show your sorrow; tearing your clothes is not enough. Come back to the Lord your God. He is kind and full of mercy; he is patient and keeps his promise; he is always ready to forgive and not punish. Perhaps the Lord your God will change his mind and bless you with abundant crops. Then you can offer him grain and wine. Blow the trumpet on Mount Zion; give orders for a fast and call ...
Ever since they arrived in the U.S. as farmers and lumber mill workers in the late 19th century, Sikhs have struggled with how little Americans knew about the faith.
July 15 marked the official beginning of a new assignment for Dr. Sinclair Thorne.
When we were children in Sunday school, we heard the story of Jonah, which centered on a disobedient prophet who was swallowed by a big fish while trying to make a getaway. When adults told us that story, maybe they hoped we would be impressed by the scary cost of disobedience and not even think about disobeying our parents and teachers, let alone God.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.- A new Bible translation tackles the challenge of turning ancient Greek and Hebrew texts into modern American English and then adds a twist: It's written like a screenplay.
Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, has spent most of his life as a servant to his church and community. He started serving at a young age, and the years have not dampened his enthusiasm for helping others.
"So if the son sets you free, you will be free indeed."- John 8:36
WASHINGTON - Most of America doesn't relate to Mitt Romney's religion, but that may not matter in his race against President Barack Obama.
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."
According to a recent study by Deseret News National, the majority of Americans believe it’s important to observe the Sabbath. In the survey, 62 ...
The U.S. government should do more to help families facing persecution and the threat of genocide in countries like Syria and Iraq, according to ...
Exodus 20:8, "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy."
Where your treasure is there your heart is also. - Matthew 6:21
Most everyone has questions that pertain to life's issues. We desire to know the best ways to raise our kids, how to have successful ...
Religion is a powerful tool in global political negotiation, but many policymakers don't acknowledge how it works to promote good in the world, according ...
Religious freedom advocate Kevin Seamus Hasson wants to end ongoing conflict at the border of church and state. His proposed solution will surprise you.
Each of us at one time or another have been the victim of someone else's bad choices.
Recently I finished reading biographies of two preachers.
The Sabbath may be losing its religious significance in the eyes of many Americans, but a majority still believe taking a day of rest benefits ...
One of the most intriguing questions is, "Will there be a Judgment Day."
Finding myself after 35-plus years of hiding behind a mask was frightening.
A new television series about a megachurch already has a high-profile fan: Oprah Winfrey.
Even in the midst of her day of rest, Judith Shulevitz is reminded of the work she's left undone.
A few weeks ago, I returned to the gym after what we’ll call a “personal hiatus.” It was just long enough to be awkward ...