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The year when ministries unite

"Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore." - Psalm 133:1-3 KJV

January 07, 2013 | Pastor Richard D. Hayes Guest columnist | Faith


It’s time to take a look back

As this year slowly comes to an end, we'll hear of parties, resolutions and celebrations of a new beginning. "Happy New Year!" will ring throughout the streets as people greet each other with smiles. Churches will have Watch Night services, and many people will watch the countdown broadcast live from Times Square in New York. The occasion has become a common event, and most of us treat it as just another day. But let this year be a time of reflection to see exactly who you are in Christ. One year is a good standard of measurement against which ...

January 01, 2013 | Pastor Richard D. Hayes Guest columnist | Faith


When days are over, make sure you’re ready

The year 2012 is almost over, and Jan. 1, 2013 is on the horizon.

December 31, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


Questions of ‘why’ and ‘how’ fill pews in Newtown after shootings

NEWTOWN, Conn.- Six-year-old Jennifer Waters came to Mass on Dec. 16 at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church with a lot of questions.

December 25, 2012 | Allen G. Breed and Pat Eaton-Robb The Associated Press | Faith


$500M in checks left at holy site

JERUSALEM - Worshippers usually leave notes to the Almighty at one of Judaism's holiest sites. But half a billion dollars?

December 25, 2012 | The Associated Press | Faith


The dedication foretold a greater deliverance

"And she shall bring forth a son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sin." (Matthew 2:21)

December 24, 2012 | Pastor Bernard Harper Guest columnist | Faith


Celebrating 150 years of the Proclamation

The year 2013 marks a historical celebration.

December 23, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


What Christmas is really about and the legacy you can leave

As we move into the Advent Season, we look forward to the joys of Christmas. It certainly is more complicated today than in the time of the wise men from the East carrying gold, frankincense and myrrh.

December 19, 2012 | John Scherer Columnist | Faith


Choose to believe in the Lord

"Jesus said to him, 'If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.' Immediately the father of the child cried out and said with tears, 'Lord, I believe; help my unbelief!'" - Mark 9:23-24

December 18, 2012 | Pastor Ashley Morris Guest columnist | Faith


Ayala building a new ministry

Pastor Kathleen Ayala is excited about the area and Christ Tabernacle of Faith, the new ministry she has been assigned to launch.

December 17, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


Pope joins tweeting masses with @Pontifex name

VATICAN CITY - Benedict XVI, the pope known for his hefty volumes of theology and lengthy encyclicals, now is trying brevity: spreading the faith through his own Twitter account.

December 11, 2012 | Nicole Winfield The Associated Press | Faith


Get yourself feeling like Christmas

"Behold that star! Behold that star up yonder! Behold that star! It is the star of Bethlehem, it is the star of Bethlehem." - from the song "Behold That Star"

December 10, 2012 | Pastor Hermon Scott Guest columnist | Faith


There are many ways to celebrate the season in Liberty County

The Christmas season has arrived. Every year it seems to come a little earlier than the previous year.

December 09, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


‘Locator’ chips in Texas student IDs stirs religious controversy

AUSTIN, Texas - To 15-year-old Andrea Hernandez, the tracking microchip embedded in her student ID card is a "mark of the beast," sacrilege to her Christian faith - not to mention how it pinpoints her location, even in the school bathroom.

December 04, 2012 | Paul J. Weber The Associated Press | Faith


Just be cool with it these days

During this holiday season, we should be experiencing the joys of our families and the many blessings God has bestowed upon us.

December 04, 2012 | Pastor Richard Hayes Guest columnist | Faith


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Articles by Section - Faith


Even forgiven sins can have consequences

Well, it had to happen sooner or later.

June 24, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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


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