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Spring conference like old camp meeting

Back in the old days, tent revivals used to be very popular. Across the county, you could see traveling evangelists and their caravans set up tents in designated spots for a week or two. People would come from miles around just to be a part of the revival services.

April 06, 2009 | By Eddie Pells Correspondent | Faith


Mt. Carmel gets new sanctuary

Members of Mt. Carmel Deliverance Center are excited. On Saturday, March 28, they caravanned from their old location in Port Wentworth and moved into their new sanctuary at 200 Stokes Ave. in Rincon.

March 30, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Church briefs

The United Ministerial Alliance meets at 6 p.m. each second Monday at the Liberty County YMCA. All ministers are invited. Call 876-4463.

March 30, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


The season of Lent

Lent is a 40-day period before Easter that begins on Ash Wednesday. Sundays are not counted during this period, because Sundays commemorate the Resurrection.

March 23, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


You've been framed

I recently sat down with two of my children and introduced them to a window from my childhood. We turned on the DVD player and watched some old Warner Brother's "Looney Tunes" cartoons. With all that is on today, I miss the simple, good, clean fun that these shorts offered. I also laughed because the episodes we were watching were complete. The last time I saw them on television, they were edited … for violence!

March 16, 2009 | By Dr. Timothy Byler Special to the Courier | Faith


Life after retirement

After spending almost 40 years on the job, Apostle Walter Ross was ready to retire. However, retirement for this pastor was just the beginning of bigger and better things.

March 16, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Blazing new trails

Pastor Glenda Faye Cleaver-Layton is adept at motivating and coaching students and adults. Whether she's doing her job as an educator or at church, she stays busy.

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


Society's global warming

Last week in Washington, D.C., a group of environmental activists staged a protest. According to the group's Web site, it was the largest single act of civil disobedience in the name of global warming awareness in history. More than 2,000 people managed to clog the entrances to the Capitol Power Plant for about four hours. The irony? Their protest was blanketed by nearly half a foot of snow, compliments of an early March storm that covered the entire Northeastern United States. No one was arrested. Perhaps the D.C. police decided it was too cold to bother ...

March 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


Selective service

We live in a time when we can pretty much get whatever we want - custom-tailored to how we want it. Restaurant jingles of old taught us we could "hold the pickles, hold the lettuce ..."

March 02, 2009 | By Dr. Timothy Byler Columnist | Faith


Pastor is back home again

After serving as a pastor in the Dublin area for many years, the Rev. Ralph Taylor is excited about returning home to pastor a church in his native Walthourville.

March 02, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Love, much like justice, is blind

If we look at some of our state seals and judicial buildings, we see a figure of a woman with a set of scales, her eyes blinded. This symbol is supposed to remind us that justice is blind, balanced and equal. However, I want you to look at this in a different light. Let's look at the blinded woman as love.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


Church ready for new home

The members of Friendship Baptist Church in Midway are excited about moving into their new sanctuary. They have been in the building phase for a few years, and the new church is almost finished and ready for occupancy.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Faith


The 'Sower' dies

Dr. Michael Guido, world-renowned evangelist whose ministry is based in Metter, passed away Saturday evening. He was 94.

February 23, 2009 | Statesboro Herald | Faith


Don't wait, get ready now

One of the most well known scriptures we hear, read, and remember is John 3:16 and it says, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever beliveth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

February 16, 2009 | By Elder D.S. Andrews Special to the Courier | Faith


Reaching out to the children

Rhema New Life Ministry in Allenhurst is attracting a lot of children. The church, which sits on 10 acres of land, has been established for one year.

February 09, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


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Remember to salt the earth

I am excited about the role of Christians in today's world.

September 29, 2014 | By Rev. Dr. Hermon Scott Columnist | Faith


Help with the lost for Christ at any cost

Today's text is known as "The Great Commission":

September 23, 2014 | By Pastor Katrina E. Deason Columnist | Faith


Don't swing and miss, embrace God

I am not sure why I was dreaming about my high-school physical-education days, but there I was in gym class, all 98 pounds of me, calling for the home run.

September 16, 2014 | By Pastor Doug Harn Columnist | Faith


Back-to-Church Sunday coming

This is a heads-up: It's time to invite someone to church.

September 15, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


You're never too old to embrace life

Recently, a celebrity made the news because of an illness and death.

September 11, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Learn to rein in bad things you say

I recently spent much of a day on hold with customer service - with two different companies. I pressed 2 and 3 and the pound sign and almost every other button on my phone as I was transferred back and forth.

September 10, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Is it time to ask how your faith is?

"I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." - Philippians 4:13

September 09, 2014 | By Pastor Mark Fields Columnist | Faith


Christ made greatest sacrifice for mankind

The sacrifice made by Christ caused him to suffer humiliation and pain.

September 09, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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