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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


Fleming Baptist to host revival

It's revival time once again at Fleming Baptist Church in Fleming.

September 21, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Staff writer | Faith


Forgive others to earn forgiveness

In the Lord's Prayer, Jesus taught his disciples to pray. He said, "And forgive us our debts, as we forgive your debtors." (Matthew 6:12).

September 21, 2009 | By Dr. Daisey P. Edwards Special to the Courier | Faith


Area choir ready to take stage

Members of the Liberty County Community Area Mass Choir are practicing for their upcoming performance at Club Stewart's spiritual fitness luncheon. The singers have been rehearsing every Tuesday at 8 p.m. for the event, which is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15. The luncheon is a pre-deployment celebration for 3rd Infantry Division soldiers.

September 14, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Keep yourself healthy physically, spiritually

Another day up, another day down. Let's look at life one day at a time. Yes, we all have a date book full of times and places we need to be.

September 07, 2009 | By Elder D.S. Andrews Columnist | Faith


Area celebrates historical baptism

On Aug. 30, the bright morning sun shone down on the residents of Riceboro as they gathered to witness a historical baptism service. Many arrived early to the First African Baptist Church at the Crossroads in Riceboro.

September 07, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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Come to life spiritually through Jesus

There is a TV show called "The Walking Dead" that is popular among many. It is about people who die from a virus but come back to life changed individuals - but not for the good of humanity.

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


Share your burdens with the Lord

They are having snow up north.

November 21, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


You have to choose for yourself -- part 1

Most religious people believe that God loves everyone and wants all to be saved. Yet some fail to understand that he created man to have his own will so he can determine what to do or not do.

November 20, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Live Oak will take service to the streets

It certainly will not be church as usual.

November 18, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Continue to trust in God, fight for faith

In our recent election between the Democrats and Republicans, the Republicans seized control over the Senate by winning an additional seven seats.

November 17, 2014 | By Pastor Dr. Larry S. Murray | Faith


God creates the wonder in everything

I have a new computer. It is a laptop and literally is the size of the leather binder I carry in my book satchel. It is only a pound or so in weight.

November 14, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Chose God over things of this world

When Elijah the prophet called for Ahab to gather all Israel to Mount Carmel, he started his address with the following words: "How long halt ye between two opinions? If the Lord be God, follow him. But if Baal, then follow him" (1 Kings 18:21).

November 13, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Count your blessings, thank the Lord

When I was growing up in the church, we used to quite often sing a song called, "Count Your Blessings." It goes something like this: "Count your blessings, name them one by one; Count your blessings, see what God hath done."

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


God may be looking for some Abrahams

One definition of legacy is something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past, according to Webster's Dictionary.

November 12, 2014 | Pastor Tommie Crutchfield Columnist | Faith


Live life with a pure heart

We live in a world that is fueled by agendas. Man, by nature, tends to look out for himself. Occasionally, (it is one of the rarest occurrences) you come across a person who's only true agenda is the success and betterment of those to whom he or she is related. There is a person who is never quite understood. There is a person who is often rejected on the basis of trust. A pure heart often leads the bearer to be alone, even among thousands.

November 03, 2014 | By Pastor Dr. Tim Byler Columnist | Faith


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