Being the pastor of a church is an awesome assignment, but becoming the pastor of the 135-year old historic Midway Congregational United Church of Christ is quite an honor and humbling experience.
"When I was 12 years old, I rode my bicycle from Savannah to Riceboro and have lived there since. When other young children were thinking about school, I was trying to figure out how to get more horsepower out of engines," Bishop James H. McKenzie said.
I so loved and dearly prized you that I gave my only begotten, unique Son so that if you believe in, cling to, rely on Him, you shall not perish, come to destruction or be lost, but have eternal everlasting life.
Do you believe God has plans for something great to happen in your life? You know deep inside that God is able and willing, and you know that His word will accomplish what it is sent out to do.
Instead of rushing to the clubs on Saturday night, Jan. 27, young people were hurrying to get a seat at Unity Church of God in Jesup. It was a packed house, filled with young, middle age, old, white and black. More than 1,000 people attended the service, which featured international evangelist Perry Stone.
"For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than to dwell in the tents of wickedness." Psalm 84:10
When God created the heavens and the earth, He presented to us the first example of love and harmony. Every action of God includes the thought of harmony and His deep love toward us.
Last week's subject was, "You can't do it by yourself." This week we look at the situation in a different perspective.
By Edith Anderson
He is a long way from his home in Colorado, but he is enjoying his new assignment in Liberty County. This servant of God has a burden to help the people in the Hinesville area.
The Bible is God's word. Not everyone wants to follow what it says, but it still is God's word.
The Apostle Paul says in Philippians 3:14, "I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus."
It's another new year, and our county's spiritual leaders are busy implementing goals to move their churches forward.
We have just celebrated one of the most sacred times on the Christian calendar - the birth of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world.
Another new year has come.
The new year has begun and it is a great time to change your life for the better. The New Year's resolutions may not have lasted very long or may soon be only a memory. The best way to have a great year and life is to put God in your life, in the proper place.
"For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief." - Proverbs 24:16
Have you ever wished you could go back and do things differently? Have you ever wished that you could go back in time and make different decisions that took you to places that you would rather not be?
You can admit it. At the end of the day, when you see all of the wrapping paper on the floor, and all of the gifts have been opened (and some are already broken), you have at some point thought or said, "Is that all?"
As this year winds to an end, it is gives each person time to look back not only on the past year but their entire lives. To the young, it seems that life will last forever, but to those who are older, the fact that life will not last forever becomes more apparent with each passing year. In fact the years seem to be rushing by, heading to eternity.
During this season, I'd like to encourage each of us to find Christ in Christmas.
The celebration continues 151 years later.
This time of year, Christians celebrate the coming to Earth of a savior - Jesus Christ, our Lord.
We are only a few days away from Christmas Day. I have to admit a couple of things to you. I love the Christmas season, and everything about it. Even as I think about the empty chairs and dinner table, and still am enamored by the lights, trees, decorations, music and pageantry of it all.
What gift are you looking for this year? Which one would be the greatest ever? Would it be a new car, a house or maybe a trip to some exotic place?