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Give your problems to the Lord

"Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light." - Matthew 11:28-30

August 12, 2013 | By Pastor Richard Hayes Columnist | Faith


Don't strike out with the Lord

Recently, I was listening to a sports-radio program on which the discussion was about a baseball player named Alex Rodriguez.

August 06, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Be grateful for your church

In this column through the years, I have shared with you a great deal about my own life.

August 06, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Hold fast to your salvation, part 1

Through the ages, there have been false teachers who tried to keep those who would follow God from doing so.

August 06, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Praying for educators

"For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ." - 1 Corinthians 12:12

August 05, 2013 | By Pastor Hermon Scott Columnist | Faith


Men's workshop focues on success

Attention all males ages of 10 and older: You are being summoned to an empowerment workshop.

August 05, 2013 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Anticipate the return of the true King

This week, it seems the entire world was anticipating the birth of Britain's future king.

July 30, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Treasure the important stuff

Today is my birthday. I'm older than a lot of you, and that is all I will tell you about that.

July 30, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Back-to-school service on Aug. 4

The Liberty County United Ministerial Alliance will host a community back-to-school prayer service at 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at Baconton Missionary Baptist Church at the crossroads of Dunlevie and Talmadge roads in Walthourville.

July 30, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Faith


How to be successful in God's eyes

How can a person be successful? Notice this passage: "Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon Earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal. But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal" (Matthew 6:19-20).

July 30, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Learn to serve each other in humility

"….whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave- just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many." Matthew 20:26-28 (NIV)

July 29, 2013 | By Rev. Katrina E. Deason Columnist | Faith


An average worship experience

The other day, I was sitting in a parking lot in Savannah when a church sign caught my attention.

July 23, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Trusting God in hard times

For the last two weeks, I have shared with you the latest trial facing my family. A little more than three weeks ago, my youngest son was in a horrific accident in his work truck. In one brief moment, our lives were dramatically changed.

July 23, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Best life is one helping others

Many people believe that being a Christian is a life that is dull and unfulfilling. Instead of looking to the Lord, they spend their time doing activities that the world says comprise the great life.

July 23, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Ladies retreat ready to launch

The ladies of the Ministries of Jesus Christ in Midway are excited about their first retreat.

July 22, 2013 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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What this guy is routinely doing next to homeless people in New York City is changing lives

A 29-year-old musician has been on a mission to help those in need, spending the last two years routinely performing next to homeless people in ...

August 27, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Target makes a big move following furor over the company's transgender bathroom policy

Target, a popular retail chain, has announced it will spend $20 million in the coming months to add single-stall bathrooms to hundreds of its stores ...

August 27, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Expert takes aim at myths and misperceptions surrounding the refugee crisis

Matthew Soerens has worked with refugees for more than a decade without observing much controversy surrounding the people he serves and helps resettle.

August 27, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


'Ben-Hur' actor reveals on-set 'miracle' — and one big movie myth gets debunked

"Ben-Hur" actor Toby Kebbell recently revealed an on-set incident involving a stuntman who escaped potentially serious injuries, saying it was a "miracle."

August 27, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


What makes a Christian?

Several years ago I moved to this area. I ended up in a community called The Bluff at Belle Island.

August 27, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Everyone has gifts that build the church when used

This column is not intended for true confessions, but I have one to make to you. I am artistically challenged. I can't draw. I ...

August 26, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Accept God's invitation

Invitations to events are given most every day. Graduations, weddings, parties etc.

August 25, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


What inspires a burqini ban?

Five French beach towns have recently banned the burqini, a modest swimwear option associated with Muslim women. Officials have cited fears about public safety to ...

August 25, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Professor's new app helps atheists debate with believers: 'Can you support your positions about God?

A philosophy professor has launched a new app seemingly aimed at helping atheists more easily communicate with believers about tough theological issues.

August 25, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Judge who said she wouldn't marry gays fights back against recommendation she be fired

The Wyoming Supreme Court heard arguments this week in a case against a judge who is fighting to keep her job after publicly stating that ...

August 24, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


The Bible verse that has taken a prominent place in the Olympics

Retired Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes recently revealed the "prayer" that she typically had in her head just before entering into tough competitions — a Bible verse ...

August 23, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


This paralyzed bride proved doctors wrong when she walked down the aisle at her wedding

At age 17, Jaquie Goncher went from being an active teenager to being paralyzed from the neck down in an instant when she dove into ...

August 23, 2016 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Faith


College students say they care about interfaith cooperation — are school leaders listening?

Vicky Gillon grew up in a Christian household and studied Islam during her senior year of high school. In her first 18 years, she learned ...

August 23, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Football coach who was fired after refusing to stop praying on the 50-yard line sues

A high school football coach has filed a lawsuit against his former employer, alleging that his First Amendment rights were violated when he was fired ...

August 23, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Trouble doesn't last always

This morning in my devotions, I read this passage of Scripture, "Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning." Psalm 30 ...

August 22, 2016 | By Pastor Douglas Harn Columnist | Faith


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