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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


Dealing with the chapters in our personal book of life

When we were younger, most everything was good.

July 02, 2012 | John Scherer Columnist | Faith


Working to strengthen churches

Instead of standing alone, they work together in building up the kingdom of God.

July 02, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


The effects of self-fulfillment in our relationships, part 2

Two weeks ago, I wrote about how June could be called "the love month," relationships between men and women, marriage and "surviving the self-fulfillment ethic, part 1."

June 26, 2012 | John Scherer Columnist | Faith


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The Lord is available when you need him

It recently happened to me again. I was trying to log in on some account on the computer and typed in the wrong password. And ...

August 21, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


How Arab women are fighting negative stereotypes with art

The muzzle of a rifle peeks out from between two feet in Iranian-born artist Shirin Neshat's 1994 print "Allegiance with Wakefulness." Script covering the ...

August 20, 2015 | Menachem Wecker Deseret News | Faith


God's word will save you if you follow it

There are people who refuse to follow God's word. They do not listen to the directions given by God for a good life and ...

August 20, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


How should faith–based charities spend taxpayer money? New federal regulations may please all sides

Nearly 20 years of contention over the relationship between faith-based charitable groups and federal agencies that dispense social service program grants may have moved toward ...

August 20, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


A wave of modest swimsuits is surging

As this swim season comes to an end, retail companies have seen an increase of women veering away from skimpy bikinis and sexy one-pieces, and ...

August 20, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Meet the woman who just married God as a sign of devotion to her faith

Jessica Hayes just got married in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne, Indiana, this past Saturday.

August 20, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Youth conference at Live Oak this weekend

A youth explosion is coming to Hinesville on Friday and Saturday.

August 19, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


As the U.S. returns to Cuba, Christianity rises

Friday morning was a monumental moment for U.S. and Cuba relations as the U.S. raised its flag at its newly reopened embassy in ...

August 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


'Today' show host Kathie Lee Gifford explains how faith helped her after her husband's death

NFL legend Frank Gifford died last week at 84, leaving behind his wife and "Today" show host, Kathie Lee Gifford.

August 19, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Believe in and follow God's word

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 ...

August 18, 2015 | By Pastor Bernard Harper Columnist | Faith


God is calling us to share good news

After these things, the Lord appointed 70 others also, and sent them two by two before his face into every city and place where he ...

August 17, 2015 | By Cynthia Bryant Guest columnist | Faith


This man spent an entire year taking the Bible literally. Here's what happened

What would it be like to take every commandment in the Bible literally?

August 17, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Faith


Failed expectations can be gifts from God

Recently, I wanted to buy a good used vehicle and checked on craigslist.org. I found what I thought matched my expectations, but I had ...

August 15, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Be who the Lord made you to be

I have two dogs, sisters from the same litter. They will be 9 years old in two months. They are really funny dogs. They do ...

August 14, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


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