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Bilingual pastor blazing new trails

Yaritza Lewis is relatively new to the ministry, but she is already making an impact on the community. Although Liberty County's Hispanic population is growing rapidly, Lewis' church is one of only a few like it in the area.

December 14, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Spiritual leader rocks the house

Hundreds of people arrived early to the Tabernacle of Prayer for All People on Dec. 3-4. They ignored the chilly weather, formed long lines and waited for the church to open.

December 07, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Renowned evangelist to visit here

Liberty County is in for a treat. Internationally acclaimed Bible teacher, prophet, psalmist, media personality and author, Dr. Juanita Bynum, is coming to town.

November 30, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Thank God and those who guide, support us

I wanted to take time during this Thanksgiving season to thank you for all you do. There are always a few people who do most of the work. Sometimes that happens at work, in a family, in a church or in a community.

November 30, 2009 | By Elder D.S. Andrews Columnist | Faith


Be aware of love, hate in life

So often these days we hear stories about love and hate. In fact, if we look at our own lives and the things going on around us, we can see the impact of love and hate. This love and hate cycle is part of our lives.

November 23, 2009 | By Elder D.S. Andrews Columnist | Faith


Thanksgiving service unites community

This year has been a lean one, that's for sure, and many people have endured hardships like never before. Now the season of giving and thanksgiving is upon us.

November 23, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Church thanks pastor for 50 years of service

We've all heard the old saying, "Give me my flowers while I am living so I can enjoy them." That's what the members of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Fleming did for their pastor Nov. 7.

November 16, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


People make Liberty great

Six years ago when my wife Judy and I drove into Hinesville on Highway 84, we quickly realized Hinesville is not an ordinary town.

November 16, 2009 | By Rev. Will Carter Columnist | Faith


Goodbye to dear friends

Our community has a friend. Our community has many friends. However, one friend really comes to mind this week. Perhaps the reason for this is that we will soon bid farewell to him and his wife.

November 09, 2009 | By Dr. Timothy Byler Columnist | Faith


Stephen ministers called to service

First Baptist Church of Hinesville recently began a new ministry program called Stephen Ministry.

November 09, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Government should not be parents

It's that time again. November third is coming and you have to decide: Will you go stand in line and navigate the waters of the voting pool? Or will you say, "I just don't have time for this, and what difference does it make anyway? I'm not going." Or, how about this one: "I don't like the choices. I'm not even going to vote this time." I actually had one person say to me in a restaurant this week, "Unless they can give me someone worth voting for, why should I bother?"

November 02, 2009 | By Dr. Tim Byler Special to the Courier | Faith


Camp meeting is tradition at Pleasant Grove

It has been an exciting week of celebration for Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church. Camp meeting services began last Sunday evening and will culminate today at 3:30 p.m.

November 02, 2009 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Long countians help Kentucky ministry

Three Long County women, with the help of a few others, are doing their part to help the poor this winter.

October 28, 2009 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Faith


Come forth, invest in God

Prayer is special. Prayer is unique. Prayer is communion. Prayer is the soul's sincere desire uttered or expressed unto God, through Jesus Christ, His son.

October 26, 2009 | By Dr. Lucile Smiley Columnist | Faith


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


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God can help you change for the better

I'm still getting used to my new computer. It is a Mac as opposed to a PC; those letters mean something to some of you.

January 23, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


ValueSpeak: Our wrestle with race

Dee was feisty.

January 22, 2015 | Joe Walker Deseret News | Faith


Religious response to postponed abortion bill vote illustrates differences across denominational lin

Congress' postponing Thursday's vote on a bill that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy has drawn the ire of conservative faith leaders.

January 22, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret Media Companies | Faith


Listen to right one for eternal life

Many still believe the lie of Satan today; they fail to see that sin separates man from God (Isaiah 59:1-2). They fail to understand that when they give in to their desires to do wrong things, they - not God - are causing the problem.

January 22, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


What word choices say about the State of the Union's faith connection

Finding faith in the president's annual State of the Union may be less about analyzing overall themes than listening for specific words. Religious responses to Tuesday's speech centered on the concepts and communities President Barack Obama named, and those he left out.

January 22, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret Media Companies | Faith


Local leads prayer service at Capitol

On Sunday, Jan. 11, the Atlanta air may have been cold and even rainy, but that did not dampen the spirit of the people inside of the state Capitol, north wing building, especially the family members and church members of the speaker for the occasion.

January 21, 2015 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


One more time around the moutain

At the beginning of a new year, many resolutions are made. If someone could find a way to fine or charge people for broken resolutions, they would quickly become very wealthy.

January 20, 2015 | By Dr. Peggy Rayman Columnist | Faith


RH church building 26,000 sq. ft. sanctuary

St. Anne Catholic Church's new 26,000-square-foot sanctuary is well on the road to completion, and Father Joe Smith couldn't be more pleased with how things have gone so far.

January 18, 2015 | By Hollie Moore Barnidge | Faith


Don't have a disappointing destination

Sunday afternoon, I was watching a football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers. I'm not a fan of either team; the only reason I was watching it was that it was the playoffs.

January 17, 2015 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Use your mind to honor God

I like books. I dearly love to read. When I was a young boy my mom took me to the local library every week. I checked out all kinds of books - mystery, sports, biography and others.

January 16, 2015 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


God has spoken to mankind throughout ages

"God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets, hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds" - Hebrews 1:1-2

January 15, 2015 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Plow-burning faith can change the world

"So Elijah went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with 12 yoke of oxen, and he himself was driving the twelfth pair. Elijah went up to him and threw his cloak around him. Elisha then left his oxen and ran after Elijah. 'Let me kiss my father and mother goodbye,' he said, 'and then I will come with you.' 'Go back,' Elijah replied. 'What have I done to you?' So Elisha left him and went back. He took his yoke of oxen and slaughtered them. He burned the plowing equipment to cook the meat and ...

January 12, 2015 | By Pastor Alan Darsey Columnist | Faith


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