You are the sum total of every decision you have ever made - good, bad or indifferent. Neither God nor the devil can be blamed for where you are in life. You are where you are and have what you have because of your decisions.
On Dec. 1, members of Trinity Missionary Baptist Temple in Hinesville celebrated the church's 23rd anniversary. This celebration was made more special due to the church finally getting its steeple.
Each Sunday in December, including Christmas Eve, candles are lit in celebration of Advent. This past Sunday was the first day when only one candle was lit.
Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? I remember receiving a phone call from my mom many years ago. It was sometime in August, just before school was to start. We were about three minutes into the conversation when she said to me in a very excited tone, "I've finished my Christmas shopping!"
The Bible tells us many things about Jesus.
This holiday season is my most favorite time of the year. Thanksgiving Day has come and gone, but not in our hearts, for we always give thanks for so much.
If we think about it, there are many reasons we could come up with to give thanks.
I trust that your Thanksgiving was a good time. Some of you have sped by Thanksgiving and spent Friday in the stores. Others may not read this article until they have visited even more stores today.
What do we know about Jesus? Some only know that he was the son of God, others that he died on a cross to save man.
The new pastor in town is excited to be in the area.
Psalm 100 is the song of a thankful heart, a command to worship and serve this God, who made us by entering into His gates with thanksgiving and into His courts with praise. These praises unto God must be sung from our lips and from the depths of our souls. We must praise the Lord in the place recognized by the world as His court and also within the gates of our secret lives. If there is no praise for our God, then surely our song will not be accepted.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Born without hands, 15-year-old Alexei Romanov is changing the way the world looks at people with disabilities.
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 ...
Pope Francis became an Instagram sensation earlier this year, gaining 1 million followers on the social media service within 12 hours of signing up.
My point today comes in the form of a question: Where is your focus today?
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Do you ever look at your life and question why it’s so tough?
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 ...
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 ...