Halloween is fast becoming another big money-making holiday. It is celebrated in this country and in many countries around the world on Oct. 31.
A newcomer to the area, Marianne Hemsley and her family have assimilated quite well. Not only have they found a church, Hemsley also has found a job working in the church.
Aren't you tired of people telling you that you will never change or you will never do better? Well, I want to tell you today, "You can change." We both know that statement can be used to make positive or negative changes. We are not going to talk negative. We are going to talk about the positive change you can allow God to make in your life.
For many, medical hardships and difficulties are just too tough to deal with. But one Long County man, with the help of God, overcame his hardships and now is sharing the message of Christ with others.
He loves to talk about the gospel. Whether he is on the job at Fort Stewart or preaching on television, Apostle Willie Inman has a passionate love for the God and his word.
"Now, brothers and sisters, we ask you to appreciate those who work hard among you, who lead you in the Lord and teach you. Respect them with a very special love because of the work they do. Live in peace with each other."
In the Bible book of Ecclesiastes 5:4-5 we find these words, "When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed. Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay."
God commanded Moses to teach the people to observe His commandments in the land that they were to possess. God's commandments taught the Hebrews God's ways of how to observe and follow His ways. God declares that He is one and commands the people to love the Lord with all their heart, with all their soul and with all their strength. God told the people that these commandments were to be upon their hearts and that they were to teach their children these commandments. The people were to talk about these commandments when they sit at home, walk ...
The sound of music is definitely in the air. Whether it is at the park in downtown Hinesville or in the local churches, people are enjoying a variety of concerts during this season.
It's safe to say no one living in Liberty County was alive 140 years ago. However, there are churches here that were established well over that period.
In today's world we have many challenges, including surviving the storm. When Peter got off the ship and into the storm he knew Jesus was with him. When he saw how violent the wind/storm was and he started to sink, he cried out to Jesus "Lord save me."
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; He hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord
Every Sunday morning people come together to worship and fellowship in their local churches. For most people, the church is part of their extended family. The church is not just a place to come, but a place where they can feel a sense of love and kinship.
Today's scripture, Matthew 3:13-15(NIV): Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. But John tried to deter him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?" Jesus replied, "Let it be so now; it is proper for us to do this to fulfill all righteousness." Then John consented.
The Pleasant Grove AME Church celebrated its annual camp meeting Oct. 26 at the original site of the church, formerly known as Taylors Creek, on Fort Stewart.
There was an event in our community this past weekend that honored the life of a local hero.
In five days, many of us will be gathered around a table with family to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner. For my family, that will mean lots of loud talking and laughter and the consumption of more food than we ever should eat.
Many people, including Christians, seem to think they cannot make a difference in the world.
Paul finds himself in a little bit of a predicament in Acts 27.
The annual Mayor's Thanksgiving Service is today. This communitywide fellowship brings the Liberty County and Fort Stewart communities of faith together for a celebration.
I think that since history began, mankind has used numbers on a regular basis.
You may have noticed this - the "holiday season" is here.
Thanksgiving Day is approaching fast. At this time of year, many stop and take stock of all that they should be thankful.
They came to simply say, "Thank you."
"Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might." - Ephesians 6:10
In Matthew's gospel, we find a story about John the Baptist coming on the scene as a New Testament prophet proclaiming the coming of the Christ. He was baptizing those who wanted to be identified with the new coming kingdom later called Christianity.
We are in the middle of home improvement projects at our house. We have added a new room and are replacing the flooring and painting in others. Right now, the place is a mess.
We continue our thoughts on the poem of Joseph M. Scriven. His poem that later was put to music serves to encourage all who seek to follow God.
Each Nov. 11, we give our men and women of the military a special salute and shout-out.