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.
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.
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.
(This is the second part of a column that began in the March 24 edition of the Bryan County News.)
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.
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."
Sunday was Palm Sunday and the start of the Holy Week to those of us in the Christian faith.
Whenever we hear or read about someone being wanted, it usually has a negative connotation.
Do you understand that Jesus loves you? Yes, you - you are important to God.
I recently learned something.
Gospel hip-hop artist Trip Lee will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in the Savannah Civic Center.
The Savannah mission started out as a small assignment for individuals to come together to pray, but it has blossomed into much more.
Christians around the world celebrate Palm Sunday today. This is the day on which Christians commemorate Christ's triumphant entry into Jerusalem, which occurred the week before his death and resurrection. For many Christian churches, Palm Sunday also is known as Passion Sunday. Regardless of the name, this day marks the beginning of Holy Week and concludes with Easter Sunday. The biblical account of Palm Sunday can be found in Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-11; Luke 19:28-44; and John 12:12-19.
Another Easter Sunday celebration is fast-approaching. It's a weekend during which we study, celebrate, worship, attend church and spend time with family, friends and good food.
I am a basketball fan, so this time of year, during what is known as "March Madness," I get excited.
For founders of the first Buddhist Greek organization on a U.S. college campus, striving to show compassion proves more important than starting controversy.