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Standing on God's word

I am convinced that the Bible is right, but somebody else is wrong. I cannot call right wrong and wrong right.

May 06, 2013 | By Rev. Dr. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith


Leave the shell of the sinful life

This week, I was at a conference in Florida. During a break, I went outside and sat down by a small lake. I glanced down and saw half of a bird's eggshell lying on the ground.

April 30, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Learning to grow trust in God

As I do almost every year, I have planted a vegetable garden. There are tomato, pepper, cucumber, squash, okra, cabbage, broccoli and lettuce plants growing even now.

April 30, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Better get around to it before you can't

Many people have things that they are going to "get around to."

April 30, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Baptist convention gets new president

The installation consecration service for Pastor Stanford L. Anderson, the new First District president of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia was April 6 at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond Hill.

April 29, 2013 | Special to the Courier | Faith


Grapes or giants and grasshoppers

"And they came unto the brook of Eshcol and cut down from thence a branch with one cluster of grapes, and they bare it between two upon a staff; and they brought of the pomegranates, and of the figs … And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants, and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight" (Numbers 13:23-33).

April 29, 2013 | By Pastor Hermon Scott Columnist | Faith


Being Christian is like firefighting

The other day, I went by one of the local volunteer fire stations and noticed a lot of vehicles there at what I presumed was a regular training session.

April 23, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Bad golf shoes give good insight

I fancy myself a golfer. Not a great one, mind you, but I usually play well enough to enjoy myself.

April 23, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Where's God when bad things happen?

When things happen in the world, such as the recent bombings, some ask "Where was God when this happened?"

April 23, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


From Passover to Pentecost through Scriptures

Three times a year, Jews still celebrate the Festivals of the Lord. The church world has just celebrated Easter, when we reflect on the death, burial and resurrection of Christ. For Jews, this season is called Passover, the Festival of Unleavened Bread and the Festival of First Fruits.

April 22, 2013 | By Pastor Katrina Deason Columnist | Faith


Celebration at Life United Pentecostal

Members of Life United Pentecostal Church in Hinesville are having dual celebrations this weekend.

April 22, 2013 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Impart life's lessons by example

There is a verse in Proverbs that we Christians like to trust in as one of the great promises of God. Chapter 22, verse 6 reads like this: "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it."

April 16, 2013 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Teach the children well

Every Sunday morning, we have a time in our worship service that is called "Children's Moments." The younger boys and girls gather around me at the front of the church, and I tell them a story.

April 16, 2013 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Handle the word of God wisely

Destiny can be defined as the inevitable or necessary succession of events.

April 16, 2013 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


The sin of keeping silent

"Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins" (Isaiah 58:1 KJV).

April 15, 2013 | By Rev. Dr. Kevin Betton Sr. Columnist | Faith


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Nearly half of all Americans can't name 'a single First Amendment freedom,' survey finds

A new survey of Americans found sweeping support for constitutional rights, including free speech and religious freedom, yet 4 in 10 respondents were unable to ...

July 13, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Keep standing in faith

"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the ...

July 11, 2016 | By Pastor Richard D. Hayes Columnist | Faith


What is your perception of Jesus

For many, becoming a follower of Jesus Christ means a change of who they think Jesus Christ is.

July 09, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Never too young or old

Recently, I have been preaching a series titled "Old Testament Heroes" at my church.

July 08, 2016 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


How to live as a successful Christian

The Apostle Paul wrote, "For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a ...

July 07, 2016 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Tim Tebow reportedly leads in-flight prayer during man's medical emergency

Former football star and TV host Tim Tebow is making headlines after reportedly leading his fellow airplane passengers in prayer after a man on his ...

July 07, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Everything you need to know about the Islamic celebration Ramadan

Islam is a religion with more than a billion followers. Every year Muslims observe a month of fasting called Ramadan. This is what it’s ...

July 07, 2016 | Alyssa White FamilyShare | Faith


The Bible 'surprise' that got these translators thinking differently about how to spread the gospel

There has been an explosion of late in the use of digital Bibles, with hundreds of millions of tablets and smartphones now carrying Bible apps ...

July 07, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Politician who ignited controversy after taking aim at church's Ramadan sign visits mosque

A school board member in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, who ignited debate after publicly criticizing a Christian church for wishing Muslims a "blessed Ramadan," has since apologized ...

July 07, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Pastor sets out on 'radical' mission to run 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 consecutive days β€” and

Pastor Matthew Barnett is preparing for the most "radical" experience of his life.

July 06, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Jewish-Iranian refugee who fled the Middle East for the U.S. is now running for Congress β€” and she c

Anna Monahemi Kaplan, a Jewish-Iranian refugee who has lived in America for nearly 40 years, will make history if she secures the Democratic nomination and ...

July 06, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Did Trump really just become a born-again Christian? Critics respond.

Christian psychologist Dr. James Dobson's claim last week that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently accepted "a relationship with Christ" has sent shock waves ...

July 06, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


New film about Jesus and the gospel is set to portray the Bible like never before

Coming on the heels of the successes of faith-based films like "God's Not Dead," "Miracles From Heaven" and "Heaven Is For Real," a new ...

July 05, 2016 | Billy Hallowell Deseret News | Faith


Legendary coach Pat Summitt felt called by God to do good work

The winningest coach in college basketball history died last Tuesday, leaving behind a legacy of determination, toughness and uncommon grace.

July 05, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


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