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Plow-burning faith can change the world

"So Elijah went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with 12 yoke of oxen, and he himself was driving the twelfth pair. Elijah went up to him and threw his cloak around him. Elisha then left his oxen and ran after Elijah. 'Let me kiss my father and mother goodbye,' he said, 'and then I will come with you.' 'Go back,' Elijah replied. 'What have I done to you?' So Elisha left him and went back. He took his yoke of oxen and slaughtered them. He burned the plowing equipment to cook the meat and ...

January 12, 2015 | By Pastor Alan Darsey Columnist | Faith


How to live a selfless life through God

Mankind, in general, is selfish. We want what we want now, and we think we deserve it.

January 10, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Depend on Jesus to help you change

Have you written your first check yet this year?

January 09, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Like Solomon, go to God's word for wisdom

James wrote, "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him" (James 1:5).

January 08, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Recent incidents reveal man's sinful nature

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. – Romans 13:1-2 (ESV)

January 05, 2015 | By Bishop Kevin L. Betton Columnist | Faith


Even when a joyous season is stressful, there remains reason to sing

"How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land?"

December 30, 2014 | Rev. DeRon Harper Columnist | Faith


Keeping Christ in Christmas, recognizing God's gift

"Then the angel said to her, 'Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus'" (Luke 1:30-31 NKJV).

December 23, 2014 | By Pastor Daisy P. Edwards Columnist | Faith


Follow the light to salvation

In the Christmas story, we find the wise men who came from the east searching for the Christ child, the savior of the world.

December 20, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Give God the gift of you this holiday

Are you through with your Christmas shopping yet? I thought I would ask this week because by the time you are reading my column next week, it will be too late.

December 19, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Live your life like Christ all the time -- part 1

During this time of year, many people begin to think about Christ. More attention is given to trying to live as he lived - helping others, giving of himself to others.

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


Dealing with gifts of lives' difficulties

We did it - we have finally reached the last month of the year.

December 16, 2014 | By Rev. Ashley Morris Columnist | Faith


Do you know where you are going?

The other day, I glanced up at a sign at a business that read, "We all go somewhere, make sure you get there."

December 13, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Don't settle for less with the Lord

The day after Thanksgiving, we began our Christmas decorating. It always is my job to get everything down from the attic, put the tree up and put lights on it. My wife does most of the rest. I put a few decorations near the top, including "the topper." Any outside decorations usually are my responsibilities, too.

December 12, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Seek the crown, preach the gospel -- part 2

Last week, we began studying about the crown God offers to all and how to achieve the goal of receiving the crown.

December 11, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Ludowici deacon honored at convention

Deacon Lamar Tillman was recognized as layman of the year during the 114th annual session of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia Inc. on Nov. 12 in Atlanta.

December 09, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Faith


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Muslim refugees prepare to observe Ramadan away from home

Fasting and giving thanks from sunrise to sunset is always challenging, but it becomes even more difficult without a house, job and other creature comforts ...

June 08, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


What this boys says when he sees him mom for the first time will warm your heart

Christopher Ward Jr. has lived his entire life unable to see the face of his mother. Born with an underdeveloped optic nerve, he can only ...

June 07, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


This boy with no hands proves the unlikely is absolutely possible

Born without hands, 15-year-old Alexei Romanov is changing the way the world looks at people with disabilities.

June 07, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


This restaurant owner has a menu for the hungry and homeless

There are many organizations that fight hunger throughout the world, but Parkash Chhibber is working to fight hunger in his own neighborhood of Edmonton, Alberta ...

June 07, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Why faith communities should take social media seriously

Pope Francis became an Instagram sensation earlier this year, gaining 1 million followers on the social media service within 12 hours of signing up.

June 07, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Focus on God

My point today comes in the form of a question: Where is your focus today?

June 06, 2016 | By Pastor Richard Williams Columnist | Faith


Case involving Charleston church shooter tests the limits of forgiveness

Family members of the victims of the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting captivated the country last year when they offered the attacker, Dylann Roof, forgiveness ...

June 06, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


This man shows kindness just might heal cancer

Kindness matters. Brice Royer is living proof of that statement. Four years ago, Brice was diagnosed with a stomach tumor that doctors said would eventually ...

June 06, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Dalai Lama worries about refugees in Europe as religions struggle to respond to crisis

Religious communities around the world can't agree on how best to respond to the refugee crisis, as they balance concerns about safety and resources ...

June 05, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


This legless doctor stands taller than the rest

Do you ever look at your life and question why it’s so tough?

June 05, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Desperation leads to the Spirit

As I was looking through the gospels the other day, I noticed that those who came to Jesus Christ were usually coming to him out ...

June 04, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Work brings satisfaction

This coming Sunday evening, our church embarks on what is the largest and most important outreach activity that we do every year. It is called ...

June 03, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


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