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Event to honor community servant

Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, has spent most of his life as a servant to his church and community. He started serving at a young age, and the years have not dampened his enthusiasm for helping others.

August 06, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


Set yourself free through God

"So if the son sets you free, you will be free indeed."- John 8:36

July 31, 2012 | Pastor Richard Hayes Guest columnist | Faith


Poll: Many people don’t relate to Romney’s faith

WASHINGTON - Most of America doesn't relate to Mitt Romney's religion, but that may not matter in his race against President Barack Obama.

July 30, 2012 | By Jennifer Agiesta The Associated Press | Faith


Jones Creek Baptist pastor also an author

Pastor Dr. Dennis Patterson has been a pastor for just a few months, but he is not new to the ministry.

July 30, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


The art of the sincere apology requires humility in us

How many of us, while trying to apologize, have run smack into a stone wall?

July 24, 2012 | John Scherer Columnist | Faith


Don’t give up on good work

"Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." - Galatians 6: 8-9

July 24, 2012 | Pastor Richard Hayes Guest columnist | Faith


Volunteers give life to outreach programs

They are reaching back and helping the community. Every summer, members of Baconton Missionary Baptist Church volunteer their time to assist with two of the church's outreach programs.

July 23, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


What we overhear can be problems common to everyone

Many of us "people watchers" have an interest in what others are living, doing and, maybe most of all, going through in their lives. Many of us do that for good reason; we are facing issues ourselves, and we feel like "why is this happening to me?" or "What am I going to do?" or "I feel so lost and alone, and no one really cares."

July 17, 2012 | John Scherer Columnist | Faith


Put your trust in the Lord

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines trust as "assured reliance on, ability, strength of someone."

July 17, 2012 | Pastor Richard Williams Guest columnist | Faith


Memorial back-to-school rally set

As the summer vacation began in Long County, tragedy struck.

July 16, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


How can we best use the gift of freedom of religion?

The Fourth of July is so much more than just cookouts, concerts, the beach and fireworks.

July 10, 2012 | John Scherer Columnist | Faith


Find favor with God for a prosperous life

Psalm 90:17: "May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us - yes, establish the work of our hands."

July 10, 2012 | Pastor Douglas Harn Guest columnist | Faith


Area youth take in Superwow conference

Members from the Elim Baptist Church recently joined more 900 kids at the Superwow Christian Youth Conference on Jekyll Island. During their stay, the teens saw illusionist Brock Gill, minister of music Aaron Keyes, youth minister Stewart Hall and Christian rappers Pkponeday (Promises Kept One Day).

July 09, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Leadership conference set for Midway

We serve an excellent God, and He wants us to render excellent praise and service.

July 09, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


God promises freedom for all

There seems to be a mistaken notion in our society that God hates fun.

July 03, 2012 | Dr. Richard M. Wright Guest columnist | Faith


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Noah's Ark theme park to search for all-Christian staff

The Ark Encounter, a theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky, modeled on the biblical tale of Noah's Ark, will soon be hiring, but non-Christians need ...

April 20, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Why some big city churches are turning into condo developments

Church buildings are being put on the real estate market across America as faith communities facing steep upkeep expenses are forced to cash in on ...

April 19, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


How much would you pay for a skullcap worn by Pope Francis?

One of the pope's old skullcaps is expected to bring in around $35,000 at auction this month, illustrating how a run-in with the ...

April 19, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Supreme Court to review proposals to resolve contentious contraception cases

Supreme Court justices want to avoid a 4-4 tie in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate, but some observers see ...

April 19, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Make each of your days successful

God gives each of us this day to use however we choose. Of course, he wants us to make the best of it.

April 18, 2016 | By Pastor Daisy Edwards | Faith


4 ways to tell if someone is highly religious

Know someone who volunteers regularly, gathers at least once a month with in-laws, but who gets angry as often as others? He or she may ...

April 18, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


God has a plan for you, everyone

A few weeks ago, I came into my office to find out that one of my daughters had put a fish tank with three fish ...

April 16, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


How long will state legislative battles over religious freedom and marriage rights continue?

Last year, the four Supreme Court justices who dissented in the landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage predicted an unsettled future for people on both sides ...

April 16, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


God is the same today and forever

As I sit here at my desk, the radio plays softly in the background. Actually, I listen to the radio online through my tablet.

April 15, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


God's way is the perfect way

Everyone has their way of doing things. Being that human beings were created in the image of God and given the ability to make choices ...

April 14, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


The religious freedom battles playing out across the U.S.

In June 2015, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, sparking a wave of legislative reactions from state and local government leaders.

April 14, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Merle Haggard turned to God more and more as he aged

Country music star Merle Haggard, who died Wednesday at age 79, made a career out of singing about drinking and prison along with paying homage ...

April 13, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Will a visit to the Vatican help Bernie Sanders?

Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Friday that he will speak at the Vatican on April 15. The Democratic presidential candidate, who is Jewish, will participate in ...

April 13, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Ask and it shall be given

Reminiscing about my childhood, I remembered all the times my siblings would put me up to ask our father for money on their behalf.

April 11, 2016 | By Pastor Sherry J. Ferrell Columnist | Faith


God allows us second chances

I am a basketball fan and do get excited when the college basketball tournament comes around each March.

April 09, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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