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The house the Lord has built

Sunday, July 27, will mark a milestone in the history of the Good Shepherd Missionary Baptist Church. Members will be moving from their present sanctuary at 71 Kent Road in Walthourville to 4424 Oglethorpe Highway West in Allenhurst.

August 05, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


The words from my mouth

My nephew David recently turned 5. He is extremely bright, kind and talkative.

June 05, 2008 | By Daisy Pleasant Jones Special to the Courier | Faith


Dedicating a new sanctuary

In addition to building the members spiritually, this pastor and church family have erected a new sanctuary. Established six years ago, the church is preparing for the dedication of the sanctuary.

June 05, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


New author also leads congregation

In addition to his myriad talents, this busy pastor has just released his first book.

May 29, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Family values are more than just being together

In the times that we live in, people have become so busy with the everyday affairs that it is easy for the family as a unit to suffer.

May 29, 2008 | By Dr. Timothy Byler Special to the Courier | Faith


Fighting substance abuse with faith

Besides recently becoming a shoo in for a seat on the Liberty County Commission, Gary Gilliard has been heading up a program that combats alcoholism and other drug addictions.

May 22, 2008 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Being set apart

What does it mean to be set apart? In the Christian world, there are many things said and even quoted from scripture about man. Words that should have such great meaning become clichés. They are often revalued to the point of benign rhetoric.

May 22, 2008 | By Dr. Timothy Byler Special to the Courier | Faith


Embarking on a new assignment

He has a powerful and inspiring message, yet a sense of humbleness surrounds him. From his humble beginnings in little Riceboro to his promotion to the office of bishop, this man of God says he is just a "servant of God."

May 17, 2008 | Edith Anderson Contributing Writer | Faith


2008 National Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer Key Scripture: "The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped." Ps 28:7a (KJV)

May 13, 2008 | Rev. Katrina Deason Pastor's Corner | Faith


Planning for several events

The new sanctuary is almost complete and there is a sense of excitement among members of Gum Branch Baptist, awaiting the opening of the 500-seat sanctuary.

May 13, 2008 | Edith Anderson Contributing Writer | Faith


Christians can make life palatable

I am excited about the role of Christians in today's world. Jesus said "Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt has lost his savor, wherewith shall it be salted? It is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men." Matthew 5:13

May 07, 2008 | Rev. Hermon Scott | Faith


Bookstore aspires to be community resource center

With the astronomical increase in gasoline prices in recent months, driving to Savannah is becoming a luxury. People often drive to Savannah because locally certain items are not available.

May 07, 2008 | Edith Anderson Contributing Writer | Faith


Who's at the door?

How many times have we heard someone knock at your door, saw who it was, but cleaned up a bit before we let them in?

April 29, 2008 | Minister D.S. Andrews | Faith


Pleasant Grove AME Church welcomes you

April 29, 2008 | Staff Report | Faith


Singing Shepherds readying concert

They're back! Yes, the Singing Shepherds are ready for another concert.

April 26, 2008 | Edith Anderson Contributing Writer | Faith


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What’s so special about Pope Francis?

Elizabeth Stoker Bruening, a Christian ethicist and self-described “Christian socialist,” has tackled the controversy of Pope Francis’ first two years in a lengthy and unapologetically personal essay for The New Republic.

March 04, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Faith


Global theologians rally around death-row inmate, call for clemency

The impending execution of Georgia death-row inmate Kelly Gissendaner has an international audience. Her transformation from convicted murderer to budding theologian is inspiring blogs, outcries from religious leaders and a social media hashtag.

March 04, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Jewish Purim celebration spans world, includes DUI caution

Beginning at sundown Wednesday Jews around the world will celebrate the holiday of Purim, commemorating their deliverance from an evil Persian civil servant who'd plotted their destruction.

March 04, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Anti-Jewish hatred highest in 7 years, while overall religious hostilities decline

Anti-Semitic attacks on Jews both here and abroad are showing some of their sharpest increases in years, two new studies indicate.

March 03, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Choose Christ in all things

In my youthful 41 years on Earth, I've found that my present situations or problems always give the appearance of being larger than life.

March 03, 2015 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes | Faith


This grieving mom gets a huge surprise when she hears her name on the radio



What if the deejays on the radio started talking to you inside your car?

March 01, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


Gators, crawfish and snakes: The Loopholes of Lent

It’s Lent, it’s Friday, and you’re Catholic. What can you eat?

March 01, 2015 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News | Faith


Watch your T’s in order to live better with God

"Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak." - Matthew 26:41 (KJV)

February 28, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Don’t complain – praise God instead

Anyone who knows me knows that I hate cold weather.

February 27, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Work together to honor God

Our church is in the middle of one of the biggest projects that we ever do - a two-weekend drama known as "Judgment House."

February 26, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


4 easy ways to detect lies



Have you ever had the feeling you were being lied to? Well, your instincts were probably right.

February 26, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


Did you know dishonesty can affect your health?



Have you ever been lied to?

February 25, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


This boxing commercial delivers an unexpected punch



When confronted with danger, it can be hard to see the big picture.

February 24, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


Learn to take yourself less seriously — because God does

Funny things happen in churches. People do funny things, and sometimes funny things just happen.

February 24, 2015 | By Pastor Douglas Harn | Faith


This boxing commercial delivers an unexpected punch



When confronted with danger, it can be hard to see the big picture.

February 24, 2015 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Faith


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