Halloween is fast becoming another big money-making holiday. It is celebrated in this country and in many countries around the world on Oct. 31.
A newcomer to the area, Marianne Hemsley and her family have assimilated quite well. Not only have they found a church, Hemsley also has found a job working in the church.
Aren't you tired of people telling you that you will never change or you will never do better? Well, I want to tell you today, "You can change." We both know that statement can be used to make positive or negative changes. We are not going to talk negative. We are going to talk about the positive change you can allow God to make in your life.
First Baptist Church of Hinesville is having a revival through Wednesday with services at noon and in the evening. Gerald Harris, editor of The Christian Index, the oldest religious newspaper in the nation, will be featured. Services will be at 7 nightly Monday-Wednesday. The noon meetings will be a Bible study on the topic How to Talk to God for area ministers on Monday, a covered dish lunch hosted by Goldenheirs with How to Listen ...
For many, medical hardships and difficulties are just too tough to deal with. But one Long County man, with the help of God, overcame his hardships and now is sharing the message of Christ with others.
He loves to talk about the gospel. Whether he is on the job at Fort Stewart or preaching on television, Apostle Willie Inman has a passionate love for the God and his word.
"Now, brothers and sisters, we ask you to appreciate those who work hard among you, who lead you in the Lord and teach you. Respect them with a very special love because of the work they do. Live in peace with each other."
In the Bible book of Ecclesiastes 5:4-5 we find these words, "When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed. Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay."
God commanded Moses to teach the people to observe His commandments in the land that they were to possess. God's commandments taught the Hebrews God's ways of how to observe and follow His ways. God declares that He is one and commands the people to love the Lord with all their heart, with all their soul and with all their strength. God told the people that these commandments were to be upon their ...
The sound of music is definitely in the air. Whether it is at the park in downtown Hinesville or in the local churches, people are enjoying a variety of concerts during this season.
It's safe to say no one living in Liberty County was alive 140 years ago. However, there are churches here that were established well over that period.
In today's world we have many challenges, including surviving the storm. When Peter got off the ship and into the storm he knew Jesus was with him. When he saw how violent the wind/storm was and he started to sink, he cried out to Jesus "Lord save me."
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; He hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord
Every Sunday morning people come together to worship and fellowship in their local churches. For most people, the church is part of their extended family. The church is not just a place to come, but a place where they can feel a sense of love and kinship.
Today's scripture, Matthew 3:13-15(NIV): Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. But John tried to deter him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?" Jesus replied, "Let it be so now; it is proper for us to do this to fulfill all righteousness." Then John consented.
"Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might." - Ephesians 6:10
In Matthew's gospel, we find a story about John the Baptist coming on the scene as a New Testament prophet proclaiming the coming of the Christ. He was baptizing those who wanted to be identified with the new coming kingdom later called Christianity.
We are in the middle of home improvement projects at our house. We have added a new room and are replacing the flooring and painting in others. Right now, the place is a mess.
We continue our thoughts on the poem of Joseph M. Scriven. His poem that later was put to music serves to encourage all who seek to follow God.
Each Nov. 11, we give our men and women of the military a special salute and shout-out.
On His journey through Galilee, Christ tried to prepare the minds of His disciples for the scenes before Him.
James 5:16 tells us to "confess your faults one with another." There are several benefits in doing this.
Last week, I went to visit my son. He is greatly improving in so many ways, though he remains in a wheelchair.
Joseph M. Scriven (1819-96), who wrote the poem "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," was no stranger to trials and sadness.
"The church has many critiques but no revivals." This anonymous quote was an opening of careful reflection for me.
A few years ago there was a popular song called, "All You Need is Love." I agree that real love is needed and it's nice to be on the receiving end, but the thing most needed is hope.
There are so many ways one can misuse the tongue. Cursing, tale bearing, gossip, boasting and lying are just a few ways that words can be misused. Cursing in our day seems to have become a way of life for so many. It is as if some people could not talk unless they used a curse word in their speech.
"So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it." - Isaiah 55:11
Recently, my wife and I went on a short trip to the mountains. We happened to be there over a Sunday, so we went to a church close to the motel.
When I was young, my mother read to me often. As I grew, the books were placed in my hands so that I could read them.