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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


Love, much like justice, is blind

If we look at some of our state seals and judicial buildings, we see a figure of a woman with a set of scales, her eyes blinded. This symbol is supposed to remind us that justice is blind, balanced and equal. However, I want you to look at this in a different light. Let's look at the blinded woman as love.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


Church ready for new home

The members of Friendship Baptist Church in Midway are excited about moving into their new sanctuary. They have been in the building phase for a few years, and the new church is almost finished and ready for occupancy.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


The 'Sower' dies

Dr. Michael Guido, world-renowned evangelist whose ministry is based in Metter, passed away Saturday evening. He was 94.

February 23, 2009 | Statesboro Herald | Faith


Don't wait, get ready now

One of the most well known scriptures we hear, read, and remember is John 3:16 and it says, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever beliveth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

February 16, 2009 | By Elder D.S. Andrews Special to the Courier | Faith


Reaching out to the children

Rhema New Life Ministry in Allenhurst is attracting a lot of children. The church, which sits on 10 acres of land, has been established for one year.

February 09, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Local church hosts black history event

Community Missionary Baptist Church celebrated Black History Month with "An Evening with History" on Feb. 1.

February 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


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What will you do with this one called Jesus?

Over 2,000 years ago, there was this one called Jesus Christ who came on the scene in history. He preached, taught and healed the sick. Crowds gathered just to see if he was going to perform another miracle.

April 15, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Become stronger with God's lessons

Dad used to tell me, "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Coach would say, "No pain, no gain." And one teacher would remark, "We learn best through adversity."

April 15, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Sin can be overcome by following God's word

The Bible plainly states that all men have sinned (Romans 3:23). Sin, though not inherited, has been a plague of each generation of mankind. Each individual sins and is responsible for their sins.

April 15, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


How to handle life's curveballs

Sometimes life throws us curve balls - situations, circumstances and problems that we just don't know how to handle.

April 14, 2014 | By Rev. Ashley Morris Columnist | Faith


Use His way to avoid devil's tricks

This week has been beautiful, and I think spring is finally here to stay. We have been fooled before with a cold front sneaking its way back in. Well, speaking of being fooled, Tuesday was April Fool's Day where many a folk were hoaxed or tricked. Most of this was all done in fun and brought much-needed laughter.

April 08, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Don't be a fool in God's eyes

Well, did you survive April Fool's Day? Or are you one of those who pulls the pranks on others?

April 08, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Great ove of Jesus Christ can be seen

Often, the love of Jesus is not seen in the lives of his creation.

April 08, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


God knows how much we can bear

There is no doubt that we are living in some difficult times. Many are struggling to make ends meet. Many are wondering if there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

April 07, 2014 | By Rev. Dr. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith


Moving into a new sanctuary

Sunday was an exciting time, and those at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church are celebrating a great accomplishment in the life of their church.

April 07, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Being thankful for our eyes and sight

The older I get, the more I pay attention to my surroundings. I notice the beauty of flowers, trees, stars and even little details.

April 01, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Gospel can bear fruit in our lives

Spring has come. It's obvious on the calendar. We already have moved the clocks forward for daylight saving time. And where we live, trees and flowers are blooming all over.

April 01, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Come now, let us reason together: Part 2

Last week, we looked at Isaiah 1:18 and saw that God was willing to give his people an opportunity to come to their senses and turn back to him. Those people failed to heed God's warnings. Surely, man can learn from their mistakes (Romans 15:4).

April 01, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Stone movers wanted by God

"Jesus said, 'Take ye away the stone.' Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, 'Lord, by this time he stinketh, for he hath been dead four days.' Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, 'Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me.' And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, 'Lazarus, come forth.' And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes, and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus ...

March 31, 2014 | By Pastor Robert Norwood | Faith


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