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Making an impact in area

"God has dropped us into a little piece of heaven," the new pastor of the Midway United Methodist Church the Rev. Douglas J. Walker said. "Members have welcomed us with open arms."

September 04, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Building God's kingdom

Apostle Wilhelmenia Brown yielded to the call of God into the ministry in 1985. A native of Savannah, she came to Liberty County with her military spouse. Sixteen years ago, she began a church here.

August 28, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Satan doesn't wear dog tags

All members of the Lord's body are involved in a spiritual war. The reality of this daily war between God and Satan is undeniable. Satan's forces attack us daily. We should be on the offensive rather than awaiting the bullets and "fiery darts" of the great deceiver (Ephesians 6:16; John 8:44).

August 21, 2007 | By Richard Mansel Special to the Courier | Faith


A young pastor with a vision

Peoria, Ill., is a long ways from Hinesville, and many people have never heard of it. But Liberty County and the surrounding counties are enjoying one of her native sons.

August 14, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Special to the Courier | Faith


Women's ministry to host conference

The Progressive Missionary Baptist Women Ministry will host its third annual conference July 26-28 at First Zion and First African Baptist in Riceboro.

August 09, 2007 | Staff report | Faith


A song for her ministry

Some people love to sing - in the shower, during the course of the day.

August 07, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Entering the rest of God

Scripture tells us that there is a time and a season to everything under the heaven. God has set each season in place for our benefit. I believe the church has entered a season of "Sabbath Rest." One of the Ten Commandments is:

August 07, 2007 | By Rev. Katrina Deason Special to the Courier | Faith


Fifty-five years in the ministry

Pastor James E. Garlen, 74, started preaching at a time when gasoline was less than 50 cents a gallon and the word "baby boomer" was not a part of our vocabulary.

July 31, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Lesson stems from flower story

I wonder what the world would see if there was a hidden video camera in the kitchen of most homes. No, I am not talking about cleanliness, pots and pans. I am thinking of how common courtesies are not present in our family.

July 31, 2007 | By Doug Walker Columnist | Faith


Accepting a new assignment

Although he went into ministry late, he has a zeal and passion for working in the church and reaching out to others. A military retiree, he is embarking on yet another journey that requires him to "get on the road" again.

July 24, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Special to the Courier | Faith


Pastor's corner: Education is power

The Apostle Paul writes to Timothy, his son in the ministry, "Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." (2 Timothy 2:15)

July 24, 2007 | By Dr. Alvin L. Jackson | Faith


The price of freedom

This week we will celebrate Independence Day. As we reflect on this day, we have to be thankful for living in a country where we can enjoy freedom. But we must understand the freedom we enjoy comes at a great price.

July 17, 2007 | By Dr. Alvin L. Jackson Special to the Courier | Faith


Churches invest efforts in youth

"Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6

July 17, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Having a church beyond the walls

In the midst of a growing community, this young pastor has a church that is reaching beyond the four walls to help others. Church members are known for their mission outreach and their efforts to empower those in need.

July 10, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Teaching by example

Have you ever heard the saying, "you're so heavenly bound until you're no earthly good?"

July 10, 2007 | By Rev. Daisy Edwards Special to the Courier | Faith


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Grow your understanding of God's word

"And he said unto them, Take heed what ye hear: with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you: and unto you that hear shall more be given.

October 14, 2014 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


Catholics break ground on new RH sanctuary

RICHMOND HILL - With an abundance of prayer and then a flip of shovels, Richmond Hill's St. Anne Catholic Church broke ground on its future during a ceremony Thursday at the site where a new 26,000-square-foot sanctuary will be constructed.

October 09, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Correspondent | Faith


The promise belongs to you

"And Samuel said unto Jesse, 'Are all thy children here?' And he said, 'There remaineth yet the youngest, and behold, he keeps the sheep.' Samuel said unto Jesse, 'Send and fetch him, for we will not sit down till he come hither.' And he went and brought him in. Now he was ruddy, and withal of a beautiful countenance, and goodly to look to. And the Lord said, 'Arise, anoint him, for this is he.'" - I Samuel 16:11-12

October 07, 2014 | By Pastor Bernard Harper Columnist | Faith


Hit the greens for good cause

Get your golf clubs ready.

October 06, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Show pastor love, appreciation

"And now, friends, we ask you to honor those leaders who work so hard for you, who have been given the responsibility of urging and guiding you along in your obedience. Overwhelm them with appreciation and love." - 1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

September 30, 2014 | By Edith Anderson In the pulpit | Faith


Remember to salt the earth

I am excited about the role of Christians in today's world.

September 29, 2014 | By Rev. Dr. Hermon Scott Columnist | Faith


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