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Squarely in the radical middle

In Mark 8.15 Jesus cautions his disciples to "beware the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod." This is one of those verses that are positively dense with meaning if the reader understands the background.

April 10, 2012 | By Pastor Frank Oesterheld Richmond Hill Vineyard Church | Faith


Drawing attention to Christ can change the world

Have you ever been trapped in a situation where there is no good alternative?

April 09, 2012 | By John Scherer Columnist | Faith


Area churches celebrate the risen Lord

"He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead, and indeed He is going before you into Galilee; there you will see Him. Behold, I have told" (Matthew 28:6-7 - New King James Version).

April 09, 2012 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Work continues after Easter

Today, churches everywhere will celebrate the glorious resurrection of Jesus Christ. Churches will overflow with larger-than-normal crowds. Pastors will deliver messages focused on that great day when Jesus emerged from the tomb to give us victory over death, Satan and sin.

April 09, 2012 | By Dr. Douglas Harn Columnist | Faith


Easter is about giving hope to all

For many, Easter is just another holiday with fun things for the kids to do and a time to get together with family and eat some good food.

April 03, 2012 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


The ride the disciples went on

Monday began what we commonly call "Holy Week." This is the week when Christians all over the world remember the final days of Jesus' life and his crucifixion, and it culminates in that most wonderful day of the Christian year, Easter Sunday, when we celebrate the truth of the resurrection of our Lord and savior.

April 03, 2012 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Love God enough to obey gospel

(This is the second part of a column that began in the March 24 edition of the Bryan County News.)

April 03, 2012 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Church sets annual Strawberry Festival

It seems like it was only yesterday, but it has been 20 years since the first strawberry festival was held at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Hinesville.

April 02, 2012 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Don't let opportunities pass by

An excerpt from Acts 8:26-35 says "And he arose and went: and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure, and had come to Jerusalem for to worship, Was returning, and sitting in his chariot read Esaias the prophet."

April 02, 2012 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


Holy Week focuses on Order of the Towel

Sunday was Palm Sunday and the start of the Holy Week to those of us in the Christian faith.

April 02, 2012 | By John Scherer Columnist | Faith


Have a desire to let God find you

Whenever we hear or read about someone being wanted, it usually has a negative connotation.

March 27, 2012 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Like the song says: 'Jesus loves me, this I know'

Do you understand that Jesus loves you? Yes, you - you are important to God.

March 27, 2012 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Remember to 'fear not'

I recently learned something.

March 27, 2012 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Hip-hop concert part of Easter celebration

Gospel hip-hop artist Trip Lee will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in the Savannah Civic Center.

March 27, 2012 | Special to the Courier | Faith


New ministry serves spirituall purpose

The Savannah mission started out as a small assignment for individuals to come together to pray, but it has blossomed into much more.

March 26, 2012 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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Non-Muslims get a glimpse of Islam's holiest night of the year

Wrapping up the holy month of Ramadan, 1.6 billion Muslims around the world are amping up their worship during the last 10 days of ...

July 16, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Circuit court rules contraception mandate doesn't violate religious freedom

The government's health care law mandating contraception coverage does not impinge on the religious liberty of an order of Roman Catholic nuns and Christian ...

July 16, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Pope commits to studying critiques of his criticism of capitalism

After a weeklong South American visit in which he delivered direct criticism of "unbridled capitalism," Pope Francis returned to the Vatican on Monday pledging to ...

July 15, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


Choose to love like God loves

"Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may ...

July 14, 2015 | By Pastor Richard Hayes Columnist | Faith


Japanese Buddhists celebrate Obon Festival

Japanese Buddhists around the world celebrates their ancestry Monday with the Obon Festival.

July 14, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Zion Missionary Baptist celebrating 150 years

The Zionites have been preparing for this grand celebration all year.

July 14, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


The psychology behind Islamic State group's Western recruits

In the summer of 1995, Mubin Shaikh traveled throughout Pakistan, volunteering with a missionary group in the sweltering summer heat.

July 13, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Episcopal leaders vote on same-sex liturgy, revised marriage definition

Episcopal Church leaders adopted rituals for same-sex marriage ceremonies, making it the third mainline Protestant denomination in America to do so.

July 13, 2015 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News | Faith


The significance of the last 10 days of Ramadan

Muslims throughout the world are observing Ramadan, also known as the month of fasting. Given the atrocities committed during this month by so-called Muslims, I ...

July 12, 2015 | Sohaib Awan Deseret News | Faith


Faith-based prison seminaries help 'moral rehabilitation' of inmates

Darryl Waters says he was raised by devout Christian grandparents in the quaint bayou community of Gibson, Louisiana.

July 12, 2015 | Massarah Mikati Deseret News | Faith


Experience true freedom through Christ

Last weekend, we, as a country, celebrated our freedom.

July 11, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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