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Bibles and booze mix Sunday mornings at iconic Florida bar

PERDIDO KEY, Fla. - On a balmy Sunday morning at the Flora-Bama Lounge, Package and Oyster Bar, barkeeps set up their stations as churchgoers filtered in under a Jack Daniels banner.

August 20, 2012 | Melissa Nelson-Gabriel The Associated Press | Faith


Learning how to repent to God

Joel 2:12-17: "But even now," says the Lord, "repent sincerely and return to me with fasting and weeping and mourning. Let your broken heart show your sorrow; tearing your clothes is not enough. Come back to the Lord your God. He is kind and full of mercy; he is patient and keeps his promise; he is always ready to forgive and not punish. Perhaps the Lord your God will change his mind and bless you with abundant crops. Then you can offer him grain and wine. Blow the trumpet on Mount Zion; give orders for a fast and call ...

August 14, 2012 | Pastor Alan Darsey Guest columnist | Faith


American Sikhs a small, misunderstood community

Ever since they arrived in the U.S. as farmers and lumber mill workers in the late 19th century, Sikhs have struggled with how little Americans knew about the faith.

August 13, 2012 | Rachel Zoll The Associated Press | Faith


Sinclair Thorne takes on new assignment

July 15 marked the official beginning of a new assignment for Dr. Sinclair Thorne.

August 13, 2012 | Edith Anderson Columnist | Faith


Give a fish a stomach ache

When we were children in Sunday school, we heard the story of Jonah, which centered on a disobedient prophet who was swallowed by a big fish while trying to make a getaway. When adults told us that story, maybe they hoped we would be impressed by the scary cost of disobedience and not even think about disobeying our parents and teachers, let alone God.

August 07, 2012 | Dr. Peggy Rayman Guest columnist | Faith


New Bible translation is written like a Hollywood screenplay

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- A new Bible translation tackles the challenge of turning ancient Greek and Hebrew texts into modern American English and then adds a twist: It's written like a screenplay.

August 07, 2012 | By Travis Loller The Associated Press | Faith


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


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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


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