Society consistently teaches us to take all we can, build a personal kingdom and look out for ourselves. You may have heard of "gold diggers," women who take advantage of men to receive material gain, or "hustlers," people who will do whatever it takes - legal or illegal - to make sure they have what they want. But the Bible encourages God's people to have a different mindset. We are taught to be givers.
Throughout the year, different weeks or days are set aside in recognition of various groups, individuals, events, diseases and other activities.
This season is my favorite time of the year. I believe it's because the whole nation takes part in the holiday seasons, including Thanksgiving and Christmas.
ATLANTA - Roman Catholic bishops from across the South were expected to attend Thursday's funeral of retired Archbishop John Francis Donoghue of Atlanta.
The holidays are a time to bring the community together for fellowship. Every year on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, members of the Liberty County and Fort Stewart communities of faith gather at one of the churches in the area. The annual gathering, called the Mayor's Thanksgiving Service, brings leaders and church goers together in the spirit of thanksgiving for a service of songs, prayer and gratitude.
Every Sunday morning at our church, we have what we call "children's moments." It's not unique to our church, but it was something new for us when we started it a few years ago.
Veterans make innumerable sacrifices every day to protect us. The brave men and women of the armed services go beyond the call of duty to protect our freedoms and ensure we live in a safe country. Often times, they must leave their families to deploy to foreign countries so our families can be protected.
As Americans, we have been accused of being spoiled as it pertains to our lifestyles, and there probably is some truth in these allegations.
Everything changes when you set your focus on God. You filter every situation through the knowledge you have of Him.
Tabernacle of Faith Church hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 21 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce. The Rev. Kathleen Ayalas and members of her congregation welcomed city officials, chamber staff, board members, ambassadors, members and people from the community.
I am excited about the parables of Jesus. I have noticed there are multiple lessons in most of the parables Jesus used. The parable of the sheep and the goats as recorded in Matthew 25 is no exception. Jesus says there will be a day when all the nations will stand before Him and He will divide them into two groups.
Members of the First Baptist Church in Hinesville have a new pastor, and a renewed sense of excitement has settled over the congregation.
Have you ever had a time in your life when it seemed that none of your prayers were being answered? Has there been a season when you simply could not feel God's presence?
Some people try to tell us that the old way of doing things religiously will not work. They say we must be more willing to accept the ways of others if we expect to convert them.
The Men of Integrity 2011 Coed Conference has come a long way. It has evolved from a small gathering of men who occasionally met for fellowship into an annual conference.
In his first appearance at a U.S. mosque, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he wanted to refute “inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim-Americans" from ...
God's word has been given to man so that he might come to understand God's love and God's terms for forgiveness.
The Gregorian calendar was arranged in reference to the ancient Roman calendar. Each month had a meaning.
Worshipping together may not be a family activity.
Religion is an important aspect of people’s lives. In fact, more than half of the country says religion is “very important” to them. Christians ...
Americans may be stepping away from religion, but their interest in spirituality is way up.
Donald Trump spoke at Christian and conservative Liberty University last week, continuing his efforts to earn the support of America's evangelical Christian community.
Lindsey Stirling’s new book, “The Only Pirate at the Party," claimed the 10th spot on the Jan. 31 New York Times' hardcover nonfiction best-seller ...
"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the ...
It’s easy to fear what’s different from us.
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to put faith communities — and their canned-food drives, potlucks and volunteer teams — to work to save the environment.
When religious freedom activists survey the global religious landscape, they find many reasons to be pessimistic. People of faith are under attack from ISIS, Boko ...
Last Tuesday, President Barack Obama spoke about how many Americans, including those who are running for president in the 2016 election, are speaking negatively about ...
It costs a little bit extra to live a kosher lifestyle and eat foods that abide by the Jewish dietary law.