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Big things, little things

There is an interesting phenomenon concerning the size of things. On a recent trip to my grandmother's (Mamaw) home in the mountains of North Georgia, I thought about this in a new way. When I was young, my father pioneered a mission church in rural Pennsylvania. He worked diligently to establish that work (which continues to flourish) as well as worked a second and even a third job to provide for his family. During that season of our lives, we lived in a mobile home. This was not a modular home like you see today. This was the '70s ...

May 22, 2007 | By Dr. Timothy Byler Columnist | Faith


Spending Sundays in classroom too

"My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment." (NKJ Version)

May 22, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Liberty hosts its first moderator conference

Members of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia converged in Liberty County April 24-26 for the seventh annual Moderators/Ministers Conference.

May 15, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


A ministry of love, compassion

Pastor Willia Mae Wesley started out in ministry with her husband, and continued the ministry after his death.

May 08, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Young, but still willing to serve

Most people his age are only thinking about assuming a position of leadership he recently assumed. For the past year, Danny Eason had filled the pulpit in the absence of a pastor, but recently was appointed as interim pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Hinesville.

May 01, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


'Homeless cross carrier' bound for salvation

In 1987, Chuck Johnson started walking on weekends and telling others about Jesus.

April 26, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Faith


Blind but still doing God's work

We often allow things or conditions to hinder us from accomplishing tasks or assignments in life. Sometimes, we use these situations as a crutch to complain and keep from doing what we are supposed to do.

April 24, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


An Easter message

For many, Easter is a time of Easter baskets and colorful eggs. And even though all of the coloring kits have a variety of bright colors, at least one egg in the batch will turn out gray from your little one dipping it in all the dye containers.

April 24, 2007 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Faith


Sacrifice must cost something

"But King David replied to Oman, 'No, I insist on paying the full price. I will not take for the Lord what is yours, or sacrifice a burnt offering that costs me nothing.'"

April 17, 2007 | By Rev. Hermon Scott Columnist | Faith


Pastors rely on deacons' ministry

"So the 12 called a meeting of all the believers. They said, 'We apostles should spend our time teaching the word of God, not running a food program. And so, brothers, select seven men who are well respected and are full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will give them this responsibility.'" Acts 6:2-3 (New Living Translation)

April 17, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


The reasons to believe

Christianity involves a leap in the dark, right? Wrong! You thought faith meant the absence of reasons. But if you don't have good reasons to believe in Christ, why place faith in Him? After all, the eternal welfare of your soul is at stake. So to act without any good reason is the height of stupidity.

April 10, 2007 | By Dennis Prutow Special to the Courier | Faith


McIvers, a preaching and singing family

Not only is he spreading the good news, his wife and children also proclaim the word. The multi-talented McIver Family preaches as well as sings.

April 10, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Where are we going?

Over the past few weeks I have been thinking seriously about the moral climate of our county. I have been evaluating my responsibility as a pastor.

April 03, 2007 | By Rev. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith


New day at an established church

He has served as the pastor of the Hinesville First United Methodist Church for almost a year and is enjoying the assignment. Prior to relocating to Hinesville, Pastor R. Douglas Force served as pastor of the St. Mary's Road United Methodist Church in Columbus. He has also served as pastor of Asbury United Methodist in Savannah and various other churches.

April 03, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Helpless hands

On Feb. 18, while cooking spaghetti, I accidentally spilled boiling water on my hands.

March 27, 2007 | By Minister Richard Mansel Special to the Courier | Faith


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The true meaning of Revelation

One of the most fascinating books in the Bible is Revelation. Many books have been written and movies produced in attempts to better understand the end times.

October 24, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


How to live a Christian life, part 1

How does one live the Christian life?

October 23, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Pastors are God's gifts to churches

This month has been deemed Pastor's Appreciation Month, a time designated to show your pastor that you appreciate him or her.

October 22, 2014 | By Pastor Dr. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith


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


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