Pastor Dr. Dennis Patterson has been a pastor for just a few months, but he is not new to the ministry.
How many of us, while trying to apologize, have run smack into a stone wall?
"Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." - Galatians 6: 8-9
They are reaching back and helping the community. Every summer, members of Baconton Missionary Baptist Church volunteer their time to assist with two of the church's outreach programs.
Many of us "people watchers" have an interest in what others are living, doing and, maybe most of all, going through in their lives. Many of us do that for good reason; we are facing issues ourselves, and we feel like "why is this happening to me?" or "What am I going to do?" or "I feel so lost and alone, and no one really cares."
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines trust as "assured reliance on, ability, strength of someone."
As the summer vacation began in Long County, tragedy struck.
The Fourth of July is so much more than just cookouts, concerts, the beach and fireworks.
Psalm 90:17: "May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us - yes, establish the work of our hands."
Members from the Elim Baptist Church recently joined more 900 kids at the Superwow Christian Youth Conference on Jekyll Island. During their stay, the teens saw illusionist Brock Gill, minister of music Aaron Keyes, youth minister Stewart Hall and Christian rappers Pkponeday (Promises Kept One Day).
We serve an excellent God, and He wants us to render excellent praise and service.
There seems to be a mistaken notion in our society that God hates fun.
When we were younger, most everything was good.
Instead of standing alone, they work together in building up the kingdom of God.
Two weeks ago, I wrote about how June could be called "the love month," relationships between men and women, marriage and "surviving the self-fulfillment ethic, part 1."
It costs a little bit extra to live a kosher lifestyle and eat foods that abide by the Jewish dietary law.
"Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love ...
The National Association of Evangelicals, which represents more than 45,000 local evangelical Christian churches, wants to help faith leaders make wise financial choices.
Faith leaders, like politicians and people in the nonprofit sector, critiqued President Barack Obama's final State of the Union speech Tuesday night, noting his ...