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Have a 'greater than' life

In elementary school mathematics, the concept of values is taught with the use of two mathematical symbols: > and <. > means "greater than." < means "less than."

April 27, 2009 | By Dr. Timothy Byler Special to the Courier | Faith


Singing shepherds to entertain again

It's time for another exciting concert. The shepherds have been practicing their favorite songs and the anticipation is building.

April 20, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Remember why we celebrate Easter

In commemorating the Easter story, we gathered at churches and assemblies last Sunday, some as early as 6 a.m. for sunrise services.

April 20, 2009 | By Pastor Daisy Edwards Special to Connect | Faith


Celebrating the resurrection

To millions of Christians around the world, today is an extra special day. While Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus, Easter celebrates His victory over death and mankind's hope for eternal life.

April 13, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Religion briefs

Women of Purpose Biblical Study group meets every second and fourth Saturday at Holton's Seafood in Midway. Call Mary Robinson at 492-3837.

April 06, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


Spring conference like old camp meeting

Back in the old days, tent revivals used to be very popular. Across the county, you could see traveling evangelists and their caravans set up tents in designated spots for a week or two. People would come from miles around just to be a part of the revival services.

April 06, 2009 | By Eddie Pells Correspondent | Faith


Mt. Carmel gets new sanctuary

Members of Mt. Carmel Deliverance Center are excited. On Saturday, March 28, they caravanned from their old location in Port Wentworth and moved into their new sanctuary at 200 Stokes Ave. in Rincon.

March 30, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Church briefs

The United Ministerial Alliance meets at 6 p.m. each second Monday at the Liberty County YMCA. All ministers are invited. Call 876-4463.

March 30, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


The season of Lent

Lent is a 40-day period before Easter that begins on Ash Wednesday. Sundays are not counted during this period, because Sundays commemorate the Resurrection.

March 23, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


You've been framed

I recently sat down with two of my children and introduced them to a window from my childhood. We turned on the DVD player and watched some old Warner Brother's "Looney Tunes" cartoons. With all that is on today, I miss the simple, good, clean fun that these shorts offered. I also laughed because the episodes we were watching were complete. The last time I saw them on television, they were edited … for violence!

March 16, 2009 | By Dr. Timothy Byler Special to the Courier | Faith


Life after retirement

After spending almost 40 years on the job, Apostle Walter Ross was ready to retire. However, retirement for this pastor was just the beginning of bigger and better things.

March 16, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Blazing new trails

Pastor Glenda Faye Cleaver-Layton is adept at motivating and coaching students and adults. Whether she's doing her job as an educator or at church, she stays busy.

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


Society's global warming

Last week in Washington, D.C., a group of environmental activists staged a protest. According to the group's Web site, it was the largest single act of civil disobedience in the name of global warming awareness in history. More than 2,000 people managed to clog the entrances to the Capitol Power Plant for about four hours. The irony? Their protest was blanketed by nearly half a foot of snow, compliments of an early March storm that covered the entire Northeastern United States. No one was arrested. Perhaps the D.C. police decided it was too cold to bother ...

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


Selective service

We live in a time when we can pretty much get whatever we want - custom-tailored to how we want it. Restaurant jingles of old taught us we could "hold the pickles, hold the lettuce ..."

March 02, 2009 | By Dr. Timothy Byler Columnist | Faith


Pastor is back home again

After serving as a pastor in the Dublin area for many years, the Rev. Ralph Taylor is excited about returning home to pastor a church in his native Walthourville.

March 02, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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Trust in the consistency of God

This time of year, we see temperatures fluctuating quite a bit.

February 25, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Continue to grow in your Christian life

Go into any bookstore and ask to be directed to the "self-help aisle," and you will find yourself surrounded by books entitled "(Fill-in-the-blank) for Dummies."

February 25, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


His plan is best course to follow

When it comes to man's salvation, God has the only plan that will work.

February 25, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Farmer's love of a pig

There was a farmer who had a pig. He loved this pig and decided to give the pig a better life.

February 24, 2014 | By Pastor Kathleen Ayala Columnist | Faith


Sewing, reaping for a better world

In Galatians 6:7 is found one of the key principles in Scripture - that of sowing and reaping.

February 18, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Depend on God's grace

When I wrote this, early in the week, the forecast was, once again, winter weather.

February 18, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


God's love should always be on our mind

Every February, love becomes the topic for a few weeks. There is nothing wrong with that idea, though it should be the topic of discussion all the time.

February 18, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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