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Diocese's bishop marks 50 years in priesthood

SAVANNAH - The bishop of the Diocese of Savannah is celebrating the 50th anniversary of his ordination as a Catholic priest.

Bishop J. Kevin Boland has spent his entire half-century in the priesthood in Savannah, where he arrived from his native Ireland in 1959.

June 11, 2009 | Associated Press | Faith


Gatherine unites faithful

People enjoy coming together for a good time and fellowship, especially good preaching, teaching and singing.

June 08, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


More than one way to look at something

I am excited about an upcoming revival. Some time ago, my wife and I were in a local department store when she insisted on buying a tree that looked dead. Even though the tree was being sold at a tremendous discount, I was irritated that she wanted to buy the tree. We were looking at the same tree but we saw something totally different.

June 08, 2009 | By Rev. Hermon Scott Special to the Courier | Faith


Sticks and stones

The Bible says, in Proverbs 18:21, "the power of life and death is in the tongue." I can remember being told, as a little boy in the third grade, that I wouldn't be able to accomplish much. I was an African-American child living in the Deep South. I had six siblings and a public education that ranked amongst the worst in the country. We drove around in an old station wagon. My family was poor financially, but rich spiritually and, as I grew older, I found out that I was not alone.

June 01, 2009 | By Pastor Richard Hayes | Faith


One proud mother

Louise Martin Lovette, known as Mother Lovette, is a special kind of mother. She is well known throughout the community. And while she is the birth mother of seven children - five sons and two daughters - she also serves as a mother figure to many in her neighborhood and church.

June 01, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


God's recovery plan

Everywhere we turn there are signs of recession. Prices are rising but the moral climate of our society seems to be declining. Gas costs are going up. The cost of living is going up. Unemployment is going up. Can we recover from this recession?

May 25, 2009 | By Rev. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith


Running the show

Often, the first impression we get of a person or place is a lasting impression. Whether it is walking into a church's office or placing a telephone call to a church, the first person you encounter is usually an administrative staffer. These "frontline soldiers" are charged with ensuring the office is run effectively and efficiently while making visitors or callers feel comfortable.

May 25, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


A Night of Colors

Arrayed in their outfits, especially their beautiful hats, the ladies of the Tattnall Missionary Baptist Association gathered for their Annual Night of Colors.

May 18, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Trust God through these difficult times

In Ecclesiastes 3:1 the Bible says, "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven."

May 18, 2009 | By Dr. Alvin Jackson Special to the Courier | Faith


Church mothers act as moral guides, leaders

Eurlee Steadman's voice reverberates off the walls of an empty congregation hall.

May 11, 2009 | By Frenchi Jones Staff writer | Faith


Walking for a worthy cause

It's time for another brisk morning walk. Members of the First Calvary Missionary Baptist Church community outreach are preparing for an upcoming walk-a-thon to raise funds for two of its program.

May 11, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


A new pastor in town

Since Sept. 8, Ricardo H. Jones has served as pastor of the Abundant Life Fellowship Church of God in Christ in Walthourville. This is his first time serving as sole pastor of a church, but he entered the ministry in 1987.

May 04, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Share your soles to help others

There are so many things people in this country take for granted, like wearing shoes, for example. Most people in America cannot imagine not having a pair of shoes to wear.

April 27, 2009 | By Edith Correspondent | Faith


Have a 'greater than' life

In elementary school mathematics, the concept of values is taught with the use of two mathematical symbols: > and <. > means "greater than." < means "less than."

April 27, 2009 | By Dr. Timothy Byler Special to the Courier | Faith


Singing shepherds to entertain again

It's time for another exciting concert. The shepherds have been practicing their favorite songs and the anticipation is building.

April 20, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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It's all about the thing called love

Truthfully, the Christian faith is all about this thing called love.

April 22, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Resurrection brings hope to believers

It is the day before Easter. Almost 2,000 years ago, this was the darkest day in all of history. The Son of God had died the day before, been buried in a borrowed tomb and, along with his body, they buried the hopes and dreams of the future.

April 22, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Seek out God's word for answers

Studying the Bible is something people should do for themselves.

April 22, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


From tragedy to triumph

Oh that man would look to see, the tragedies that continue to be.

April 21, 2014 | By Pastor Dasuy Edwards | Faith


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


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