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Stephen ministers called to service

First Baptist Church of Hinesville recently began a new ministry program called Stephen Ministry.

November 09, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Government should not be parents

It's that time again. November third is coming and you have to decide: Will you go stand in line and navigate the waters of the voting pool? Or will you say, "I just don't have time for this, and what difference does it make anyway? I'm not going." Or, how about this one: "I don't like the choices. I'm not even going to vote this time." I actually had one person say to me in a restaurant this week, "Unless they can give me someone worth voting for, why should I bother?"

November 02, 2009 | By Dr. Tim Byler Special to the Courier | Faith


Camp meeting is tradition at Pleasant Grove

It has been an exciting week of celebration for Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church. Camp meeting services began last Sunday evening and will culminate today at 3:30 p.m.

November 02, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Long countians help Kentucky ministry

Three Long County women, with the help of a few others, are doing their part to help the poor this winter.

October 28, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Faith


Come forth, invest in God

Prayer is special. Prayer is unique. Prayer is communion. Prayer is the soul's sincere desire uttered or expressed unto God, through Jesus Christ, His son.

October 26, 2009 | By Dr. Lucile Smiley Columnist | Faith


What my pastor means to me

Pastors spend many hours encouraging and supporting members of their congregations. During the week - and especially on Sundays - they help people cope with a myriad of issues and problems.

October 26, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Camp meetings continue at St. Peter's

St. Peter's AME Church next weekend will continue a tradition that started around the time of the Civil War.

October 19, 2009 | Special to the Courier | Faith


'Angels All Around'

I discovered that penning a second book was far easier than the first one, partly because of what I learned in the first process - the process of dealing with editing, publishing, marketing and such - but more so because of the themes and content.

October 19, 2009 | By Dr. Tom Smiley Special to the Courier | Faith


Senior stays active with church, family, hobbies

At the tender age of 82, Myrtle Caison is still going strong. She is used to to being busy and has not allowed the passing of time to dampen her spirit or hinder her drive.

October 19, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


God will take us from depressed to refreshed

It goes without saying that today, as never before, we are faced with mounting problems and issues that weigh heavily upon us as we struggle just to make it through the day.

October 12, 2009 | By Bishop John Lockett Columnist | Faith


It's time to come home

There is something special about returning to our local churches - coming home. It does not matter how far you have traveled or how many churches you have attended, returning home is exciting.

October 12, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Show appreciation for your ministers

"It was He who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ." (Ephesians 4:11-13, New Living Translation).

October 05, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Solid Rock pastor is soldier of God

Dr. Luke Rowland has come a long way from being a U.S. soldier to serving as a soldier in God's army.

September 28, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


We must survive life's storms

In today's world, we face many challenges. It's called surviving the storm.

September 28, 2009 | By Elder D.S. Andrews Columnist | Faith


Students try prayer

On Wednesday morning, children who attend First Presbyterian Christian Academy in Hinesville gathered around the school's flagpole to pray for their community, local leaders and city, state and national government.

September 25, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Correspondent | 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


Ladies in White Luncheon April 19

The Women of Destiny of Pleasant Grove AME will host a Ladies in White Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19, in the Pleasant Grove multipurpose building at 1450 W. Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.

March 24, 2014 | Special to the Courier | Faith


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