Not only does he carry his father's name, but he is also in the ministry the same as his father.
On this Resurrection (Easter) Sunday we need to search ourselves. All over the world people are celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Most churches will be full of people in their new outfits, but some are simply enjoying the holiday. How many will really give serious thought to the importance of this day, really grasps the significance of the resurrection? Somewhere in the midst of egg hunting, speeches, and wearing new ...
There is something awesome about seeing the early morning, especially sunrise. Most people miss the golden moment because they enjoy extra sleep.
"I love you." How many times have we heard these words? These three words decree a declaration that is suppose to have a lot of meaning for the one on the receiving end, though they are spoken a million times to a spouse, a family member, a friend or in many cases to a loving pastor. If these words are not accompanied by actions and coupled with the willingness to invest time these words have ...
Psalms 68:19: Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation.
We are living in fast-paced technological society. Almost everything is instant and information is beamed around the world in a matter of minutes.
After being a member of an Africa on Fire Missions missionary team from Liberty County, I wanted to write up an interview with Dr. Peggy Rayman, national director of training and mobilization from Church of the Great Commission in Orlando.
His new assignment is at the helm of an organization charged with bringing pastors and ministers together.
Over the years, I discovered that one of the greatest challenges we face as children of God is facing opposition. Many times those who have been born again feel that being saved ought to eliminate them from the troubles of this world.
In a short period of time, he has turned from being a drug dealer and user to becoming a man of God. For many years, he allowed drugs and the fast life to control him. Now he lets God control his life.
This being February in which it has been designated Valentine's Day, the whole month is tinged with love.
He grew up in Savannah, but Hinesville has become his home. A member of First Baptist Church, Charles "Chuck" Stewart is proud to call First Baptist his church home.
Our key scripture for today is Romans 8:35-37(NIV). Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? As it is written: 'For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.' No, in all things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
In the pulpit, he gives words of encouragement and comfort to his flock. As a funeral director, he consoles and comforts families experiencing the loss of a loved one.
All good things eventually come to an end. While no longer serving as pastor of one church, he is still pastoring and serving the Lord.
In Matthew 26, we are told that there was a woman who poured expensive perfume on Jesus' head.
Today is bill-paying day.
Most, if not all, newspapers have an obituary section. I have heard older people joke that they read that section to make sure they are not dead yet. Others read it to see if they know anyone listed.
They may not be playing in The Masters, but they are playing for a worthy cause.
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding" (NIV) - Proverbs 3:5
I recently went to the Atlanta area for a couple of board meetings and stayed at one of the local motels. In the morning before my first meeting, I turned on the television and started listening to a minister, expecting to hear something from God's word to help me through the day.
Football season is in full swing, whether high school, college or the pros. Stadiums are filling up with excited fans all across this country as they prepare to cheer their teams to victory.
We must never forget that we were created to worship and love God. We are the creation he is the creator. We are to serve him. All the blessings that his word tells us about are there for us if we will follow him.
Our God is a God who always has been on the move.
In 2 Corinthians 12:7, the Apostle Paul said he was given a thorn in the flesh in order to keep him from exalting himself. In other words, Paul experienced some sort of pain that kept him from being conceited and to trust completely in the grace and strength from God.
When I was in college, and even when I moved to New Orleans to attend seminary, there were many things that brought me encouragement. But there was one thing in particular that brought me joy: I always could count on receiving a letter every week from my mom.
God's word tells how mankind can have a better life, but many fail to heed the divine advice.
If we look around today, we truly can say that we're experiencing hard times.
Throughout my ministry, I have heard a lot of complaints about the problems in our world and our nation in particular.
Forgiveness of sin is offered by God to all men who obey God's will.