Not only does he carry his father's name, but he is also in the ministry the same as his father.
On this Resurrection (Easter) Sunday we need to search ourselves. All over the world people are celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Most churches will be full of people in their new outfits, but some are simply enjoying the holiday. How many will really give serious thought to the importance of this day, really grasps the significance of the resurrection? Somewhere in the midst of egg hunting, speeches, and wearing new ...
There is something awesome about seeing the early morning, especially sunrise. Most people miss the golden moment because they enjoy extra sleep.
"I love you." How many times have we heard these words? These three words decree a declaration that is suppose to have a lot of meaning for the one on the receiving end, though they are spoken a million times to a spouse, a family member, a friend or in many cases to a loving pastor. If these words are not accompanied by actions and coupled with the willingness to invest time these words have ...
Psalms 68:19: Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation.
We are living in fast-paced technological society. Almost everything is instant and information is beamed around the world in a matter of minutes.
After being a member of an Africa on Fire Missions missionary team from Liberty County, I wanted to write up an interview with Dr. Peggy Rayman, national director of training and mobilization from Church of the Great Commission in Orlando.
His new assignment is at the helm of an organization charged with bringing pastors and ministers together.
Over the years, I discovered that one of the greatest challenges we face as children of God is facing opposition. Many times those who have been born again feel that being saved ought to eliminate them from the troubles of this world.
In a short period of time, he has turned from being a drug dealer and user to becoming a man of God. For many years, he allowed drugs and the fast life to control him. Now he lets God control his life.
This being February in which it has been designated Valentine's Day, the whole month is tinged with love.
He grew up in Savannah, but Hinesville has become his home. A member of First Baptist Church, Charles "Chuck" Stewart is proud to call First Baptist his church home.
Our key scripture for today is Romans 8:35-37(NIV). Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? As it is written: 'For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.' No, in all things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
In the pulpit, he gives words of encouragement and comfort to his flock. As a funeral director, he consoles and comforts families experiencing the loss of a loved one.
All good things eventually come to an end. While no longer serving as pastor of one church, he is still pastoring and serving the Lord.
"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.