As the clock slowly inches toward midnight on New Year's Eve and noon on New Year's Day, black Americans experience a sense of extra excitement and anticipation. Watch night services on New Year's Eve and the Emancipation Proclamation Observance Day services on New Year's Day are two traditions that still are prevalent in the black community.
Sound the alarm, blow the trumpets and horns and go tell everyone that it's high time to celebrate our King.
Today, millions of people around the world are celebrating Christmas, the birthday of Jesus Christ, God's only begotten Son.
There are only seven more shopping days left. What do you mean you haven't started yet? Are you going to wait until the last minute?
During the birth of Jesus Christ, an angel appeared to the shepherds and said, "Glory to God in the highest." This meant that God the Father would get glory, honor and praise through the birth of his Son.
The writer of Hebrew speaks of the life of a Christian as a race.
While no stranger to the office of a pastor, he is new to Liberty County.
The Christmas season is one of the most celebrated times of the year. Immediately after Thanksgiving, the commercialism of Christmas is advertised. Jesus is the real meaning of Christmas and he is the reason for the season. This is a time when we celebrate Christ our Savior's birth.
This week: Midway Presbyterian Church has a food pantry for needy families from 10 a.m.-noon every fourth Thursday of the month at 672 North Coastal Highway in Midway. Next is Dec. 22.
There are many words people often use to describe the Christmas season, including busy, hectic, frustrating and expensive. That's the way it is for many American families. So many people say they are glad when the season ends.
The controversy seems to raise its head every year about this time.
It seems more people think about Jesus during this time of year than at other times. It may be the holiday season causes people to think of home and family, and that triggers a remembrance of families who tried to follow God all the time.
After 50 years of marriage, the Rev. C.L. Anderson and his wife, Helen, are still as in love as the day they married, Nov. 19, 1961.
Everyone loves gifts, especially during the Christmas season. Many people will go into debt buying gifts to give to their kids, families and friends. Often times in the hype of gift giving we forget the real purpose of this holiday. We forget that this is a day we have set aside to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, God's gift to the world.
I often wonder how someone can say they love the Lord but they fail to love those around them. Christianity is all about love. If one professes to be a child of God, then the love of God should dwell within that person.
For many public health officials, the news of the deaths of more than 700 Muslim pilgrims near Mecca on Thursday was tragic but unsurprising.
As I walked out of my home Wednesday morning, I was met with the crisp, cool autumn air.
Another year, another accolade.
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