Feb. 3 was an extra-special day for Mary Hines Brown. She celebrated her 100th birthday. "I was born on Feb. 3, 1910, in Long Reach in the Riceboro community," Brown said. "My parents were Simon Hines and Sarah Hines. I had five brothers and seven sisters. "All of my brothers and sisters are dead except one brother, Simon Hines, and two sisters, Dollie Hargrove and Betty Hines. When we were coming up, we walked five ...
Bible studies are normally held in a church setting, but one minister is taking it beyond the church walls.
Beginning Saturday, Feb. 6, Crossroads Church will be offering an additional Worship service held at 5:15 p.m.
Not only is Henry Frasier Jr. named after his father, the young pastor also followed in his parent's footsteps when he entered the ministry.
Hinesville First Presbyterian Church has a new leader. Pastor Kathi Parchem arrived in November and took over as the church's interim pastor.
"Welcome to 2010!" said a sign I recently saw. As I glanced at it, something registered in my mind. We have entered the next decade of the "new millennium." It is amazing how time doesn't merely fly, but seems to rocket past. That moment caused me to reflect upon the past 10 years and consider what was and was not accomplished.
So often these days we hear about teamwork and partnership. God said in Genesis that it is not good for man to be alone. In Ecclesiastes 4:9-10, we find some reasons for this. "Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up."
Celebration services in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are planned for next weekend in Liberty County.
No matter what hardships may come, no matter how impossible a situation seems, I want you to know there is always hope.
Here we are at the beginning of a new year, the year 2010. Some of us only dreamed of being alive in this year. We had dreams that life in 2010 would be like "The Jetsons" cartoons we watched as children.
It has been many years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, but it is something that people still pause to celebrate. Liberty County is one of a few counties in Georgia that still observes the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.
We are in the midst of the holiday season, and people are hustling and bustling around town. During this time of the year, it's hard not to get into the spirit of celebration and giving.
Here is a very familiar verse of scripture: "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." (John 3:16 KJV)
Yaritza Lewis is relatively new to the ministry, but she is already making an impact on the community. Although Liberty County's Hispanic population is growing rapidly, Lewis' church is one of only a few like it in the area.
Hundreds of people arrived early to the Tabernacle of Prayer for All People on Dec. 3-4. They ignored the chilly weather, formed long lines and waited for the church to open.
Last week, we began looking at occasions when false teachers had tried to rob God's people of their salvation. Continuing the discussion of Paul speaking to the people at Galatia, he had shared the good news with them, shown them the way of salvation and now they were following a different way.