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Squarely in the radical middle

In Mark 8.15 Jesus cautions his disciples to "beware the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod." This is one of those verses that are positively dense with meaning if the reader understands the background.

April 10, 2012 | By Pastor Frank Oesterheld Richmond Hill Vineyard Church | Faith


Drawing attention to Christ can change the world

Have you ever been trapped in a situation where there is no good alternative?

April 09, 2012 | By John Scherer Columnist | Faith


Area churches celebrate the risen Lord

"He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead, and indeed He is going before you into Galilee; there you will see Him. Behold, I have told" (Matthew 28:6-7 - New King James Version).

April 09, 2012 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Work continues after Easter

Today, churches everywhere will celebrate the glorious resurrection of Jesus Christ. Churches will overflow with larger-than-normal crowds. Pastors will deliver messages focused on that great day when Jesus emerged from the tomb to give us victory over death, Satan and sin.

April 09, 2012 | By Dr. Douglas Harn Columnist | Faith


Easter is about giving hope to all

For many, Easter is just another holiday with fun things for the kids to do and a time to get together with family and eat some good food.

April 03, 2012 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


The ride the disciples went on

Monday began what we commonly call "Holy Week." This is the week when Christians all over the world remember the final days of Jesus' life and his crucifixion, and it culminates in that most wonderful day of the Christian year, Easter Sunday, when we celebrate the truth of the resurrection of our Lord and savior.

April 03, 2012 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Love God enough to obey gospel

(This is the second part of a column that began in the March 24 edition of the Bryan County News.)

April 03, 2012 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Church sets annual Strawberry Festival

It seems like it was only yesterday, but it has been 20 years since the first strawberry festival was held at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Hinesville.

April 02, 2012 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Don't let opportunities pass by

An excerpt from Acts 8:26-35 says "And he arose and went: and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure, and had come to Jerusalem for to worship, Was returning, and sitting in his chariot read Esaias the prophet."

April 02, 2012 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


Holy Week focuses on Order of the Towel

Sunday was Palm Sunday and the start of the Holy Week to those of us in the Christian faith.

April 02, 2012 | By John Scherer Columnist | Faith


Have a desire to let God find you

Whenever we hear or read about someone being wanted, it usually has a negative connotation.

March 27, 2012 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Like the song says: 'Jesus loves me, this I know'

Do you understand that Jesus loves you? Yes, you - you are important to God.

March 27, 2012 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Remember to 'fear not'

I recently learned something.

March 27, 2012 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Hip-hop concert part of Easter celebration

Gospel hip-hop artist Trip Lee will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in the Savannah Civic Center.

March 27, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Faith


New ministry serves spirituall purpose

The Savannah mission started out as a small assignment for individuals to come together to pray, but it has blossomed into much more.

March 26, 2012 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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Do God's will to obtain eternal life

Jesus said, "Not everyone that saith unto me 'Lord, Lord' shall enter into the kingdom of heaven, but he that doeth the will of my ...

July 23, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


New film profiles little-known Jewish philanthropist who built African-American schools



Although credited with establishing Sears, Roebuck & Company as a leading American retailer, Julius Rosenwald's name has largely been unremembered in the decades since he ...

July 23, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Christian schools take stance on homosexuality policies

With same-sex marriage now legal across the country, the question has surfaced about whether religious-affiliated schools will accommodate gay or lesbian students, staff and faculty ...

July 22, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Pope Francis taps media-savvy priest for key Los Angeles role

Father Robert Barron may be ready for his close-up. The media-savvy Roman Catholic priest whose public television series "Catholicism" drew wide acclaim, has been named ...

July 22, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


The title of Harper Lee’s new book comes from the Bible

Last Tuesday, book readers and literature enthusiasts alike celebrated across the country as “Go Set a Watchman” — the sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To ...

July 21, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Jesus is best hope in world for Christians

What is hope? In the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it is defined as "a confident expectation that a desire will be fulfilled; wishful trust; something which one ...

July 20, 2015 | By Pastor Douglas Harn Columnist | Faith


Religious freedom experts worry about their First Amendment rights after marriage ruling

Long-held American views of religious liberty may be rapidly shifting in the wake of a June 26 Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across the ...

July 19, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Is religion failing? The Dalai Lama has a surprising answer

It isn't just American demographers and church planters who are concerned about the rise of the "nones," or the spiritually unaffiliated. Tenzin Gyatso, the ...

July 19, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


God is faithful and as assured as the sun

One time, when I was traveling by plane, we had risen above a storm system with the thick clouds below us. I had the window ...

July 18, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Muslims celebrate completion of Ramadan fasting during Eid al-Fitr

Many of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims will be spending Friday celebrating the completion of Ramadan, a month-long observance of fasting from dawn ...

July 17, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Adventists celebrate Ellen G. White 100 years after her death

Ellen G. White, whose visions helped shape the beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, was remembered worldwide on the centennial of her July 16, 1915 ...

July 17, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Follow God's book, don't write your own

Man sees the need for standards in everyday life. The mechanic knows there are standard-size parts. And the seamstress knows the number of inches in ...

July 16, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Religion doesn't exclude scientific fact

Have you heard about the so-called war between science and religion? There are many individuals in both camps who are convinced that the two can ...

July 16, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


What God, Lord Ganesha and green tea have in common with Katy Perry

Katy Perry has caused somewhat of an uproar in the news with her desire to purchase a former Los Angeles Catholic convent.

July 16, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Non-Muslims get a glimpse of Islam's holiest night of the year

Wrapping up the holy month of Ramadan, 1.6 billion Muslims around the world are amping up their worship during the last 10 days of ...

July 16, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


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