WASHINGTON - It happens every week at meetings in towns, counties and cities nationwide. A lawmaker or religious leader leads a prayer before officials begin the business of zoning changes, contract approvals and trash pickup.
A few days ago, this nation paused for a moment to give thanks.
Although it is not a week that is widely recognized like others are, National Bible Week is gaining in popularity.
ATLANTA - The father of Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as a prominent Atlanta preacher and civil rights leader. But as a young man from a poor sharecropping family in rural Georgia, he is said to have walked north to Atlanta barefoot so he didn't wear out his only pair of shoes.
In "Help, I'm Lost," I retell a shared account. A new resident attended church where the sermon emphasis was a social issue. At the conclusion, the preacher asked, "Are you saved?" The lady was in a quandary. She didn't hear anything about salvation until this question.
It's community fellowship time. Each year on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, members of faith from Liberty County and Fort Stewart come together for the much-anticipated Mayor's Thanksgiving Service. The event is at 6 p.m. today at the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, 809 Veterans Parkway in Hinesville.
It is confusing for many, but it should be clearer to all of us how we see the events of our lives.
Today, as we remember our veterans, I am reminded that Jesus once taught, "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends" (John 15:13).
They fight to protect our country, and today, we give them a special salute.
ATLANTA - Dozens of Georgia's religious leaders are embracing a new movement to challenge a decades-old tax law that prohibits preaching about politics from the pulpit.
The mind is where the attack starts.
JACKSON, Miss. - Southern Baptist Convention President Fred Luter said Wednesday that he wants more diversity in the 16-million-member organization.
On Nov. 9-11, members of Tabernacle of Prayer for all People in Hinesville will show their pastors, Charles and Nancy Kornegay, how much they love and appreciate them.
As Paul wrote, by the Holy Spirit, in Romans 1:16, "I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: First for the Jews, then for the Gentiles. In everything God created, He is revealed in it."
Local minister and author Dr. Richard Wright has a new book with a catchy title and a serious message.
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In all the teaching found in the New Testament, one does not find people being taught different ideas.
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