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Use your talents to serve God

By the time you read this, vacation Bible school 2014 at First Baptist of Pembroke will be history. I'm already tired as I write, and I'm sure I will be fully exhausted by the end of the week.

June 10, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Get to heart of the matter for the Lord

Solomon wrote, "For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he" (Proverbs 23:7). If the heart of an individual is chained to the things of the world, then he is worldly.

June 10, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Enjoy the now as much as the future

Do you ever approach an event both excited that it is coming but also with a sense of dread? You can't wait for it to begin, but then you definitely are ready when it is over?

June 03, 2014 | Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Everyone has equal access to God

Before the Memorial Day observance the other day at the local city park, some locals were talking about rain, since that day's forecast had called for it. Someone jokingly stated that it was part of my responsibility to make sure that it waited to come until the event was finished since I had the connection with God, who controls the weather.

June 03, 2014 | Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


He declared ‘I am’ in the faces of unbelievers

In John 8:58, Jesus spoke to the Jews who were present when he silenced the Pharisees, telling them, "Before Abraham was, I am."

June 03, 2014 | Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Become truly free with law of God

"Ye did run well; who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth? This persuasion cometh not of him that calleth you. A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump. I have confidence in you through the Lord, that ye will be none otherwise minded, but he that troubleth you shall bear his judgment, whosoever he be. And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? Then is the offence of the cross ceased. I would they were even cut off which trouble you. For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use ...

June 02, 2014 | By Pastor Mark Fields Columnist | Faith


We all have a date with destiny

The other day, I was following a vehicle when I noticed a squirrel coming across the road in front of it.

May 28, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Remember the reason for Memorial Day

Many of you may not read this until late Monday when you return from vacation over the long weekend. Did you remember the reason for the holiday?

May 28, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


The 'I am' has been there from beginning

In John 8:58, the Lord proclaimed to his listeners and those through the ages, "Jesus said unto them, 'Verily, verily, I say unto you, before Abraham was, I am.'"

May 28, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Making disciples who finish the task

Jesus used many analogies to describe His relationship with the church, such as "My Bride" or "My Body."

May 27, 2014 | By Dr. Peggy Rayman Columnist | Faith


Jesus advises on the danger of gossip

The other day, I ran across a story about a possible huge alligator sighting in South Bryan County. The picture was posted on a community website and thought to have been taken in that community.

May 20, 2014 | Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Accept the challenge of the church's calling

The end of the school year is just around the corner. Teachers and students alike are looking forward to hearing the last school bell of the final day.

May 20, 2014 | Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Studying the word of God is a personal journey

God, in his great wisdom, has told us to study. "Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that neededth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth" (2 Timothy 2:15).

May 20, 2014 | Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


It's time to pray for ourselves, our world

"And He cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, 'What, could ye not watch with me one hour?'" - Matthew 26:40

May 19, 2014 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


Remember it is not about us

I have a routine that I go through on Saturday evenings, which is to preach my Sunday sermon to an empty auditorium.

May 13, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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May 12, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


One man’s journey with angels

Chris Ulmer spends his days in the company of angels. Not heavenly angels, but earth angels full of goodness and virtue. Ulmer is no ordinary ...

May 12, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Know someone who is struggling with his or her faith?

The spiritual journey of C.S. Lewis can be encouraging for those who see loved ones struggle with the faith of their childhood, according to ...

May 11, 2016 | Aaron Shill Deseret News | Faith


Why college students and employers pursue internships as a path to future employment

As thousands of college seniors wrap up final exams this month and head out into the working world, the job picture looks relatively bright.

May 11, 2016 | Kevin Dobbs Deseret News | Faith


How will helping others help you?

Did you know volunteering to help others may actually help you more than those you serve?

May 11, 2016 | Susan Swann FamilyShare | Faith


If you're walking through hell

Everyone will someday walk through their own personal hell. When everything in life conspires against you, please remember:

May 10, 2016 | Alyssa White FamilyShare | Faith


Are you too private about your worship?

If you worship God, do your friends and family members know that you do? Do they see you worship or hear about your experiences while ...

May 10, 2016 | Gina Holt FamilyShare | Faith


How one officer’s kind act brought this woman home

Author Edith Wharton said, "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."

May 10, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


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