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Satan doesn't wear dog tags

All members of the Lord's body are involved in a spiritual war. The reality of this daily war between God and Satan is undeniable. Satan's forces attack us daily. We should be on the offensive rather than awaiting the bullets and "fiery darts" of the great deceiver (Ephesians 6:16; John 8:44).

August 21, 2007 | By Richard Mansel Special to the Courier | Faith


A young pastor with a vision

Peoria, Ill., is a long ways from Hinesville, and many people have never heard of it. But Liberty County and the surrounding counties are enjoying one of her native sons.

August 14, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Special to the Courier | Faith


Women's ministry to host conference

The Progressive Missionary Baptist Women Ministry will host its third annual conference July 26-28 at First Zion and First African Baptist in Riceboro.

August 09, 2007 | Staff report | Faith


A song for her ministry

Some people love to sing - in the shower, during the course of the day.

August 07, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Entering the rest of God

Scripture tells us that there is a time and a season to everything under the heaven. God has set each season in place for our benefit. I believe the church has entered a season of "Sabbath Rest." One of the Ten Commandments is:

August 07, 2007 | By Rev. Katrina Deason Special to the Courier | Faith


Fifty-five years in the ministry

Pastor James E. Garlen, 74, started preaching at a time when gasoline was less than 50 cents a gallon and the word "baby boomer" was not a part of our vocabulary.

July 31, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Lesson stems from flower story

I wonder what the world would see if there was a hidden video camera in the kitchen of most homes. No, I am not talking about cleanliness, pots and pans. I am thinking of how common courtesies are not present in our family.

July 31, 2007 | By Doug Walker Columnist | Faith


Accepting a new assignment

Although he went into ministry late, he has a zeal and passion for working in the church and reaching out to others. A military retiree, he is embarking on yet another journey that requires him to "get on the road" again.

July 24, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Special to the Courier | Faith


Pastor's corner: Education is power

The Apostle Paul writes to Timothy, his son in the ministry, "Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." (2 Timothy 2:15)

July 24, 2007 | By Dr. Alvin L. Jackson | Faith


The price of freedom

This week we will celebrate Independence Day. As we reflect on this day, we have to be thankful for living in a country where we can enjoy freedom. But we must understand the freedom we enjoy comes at a great price.

July 17, 2007 | By Dr. Alvin L. Jackson Special to the Courier | Faith


Churches invest efforts in youth

"Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6

July 17, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Having a church beyond the walls

In the midst of a growing community, this young pastor has a church that is reaching beyond the four walls to help others. Church members are known for their mission outreach and their efforts to empower those in need.

July 10, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Teaching by example

Have you ever heard the saying, "you're so heavenly bound until you're no earthly good?"

July 10, 2007 | By Rev. Daisy Edwards Special to the Courier | Faith


Baker: A well-seasoned, experienced pastor

At 78, Pastor Henry H. Baker still preaches and teaches the word of God.

July 03, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Special to the Courier | Faith


Our Heavenly Father's love

By Daisy Edwards

July 03, 2007 | By Daisy Edwards Special to the Courier | Faith


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Live Oak will take service to the streets

It certainly will not be church as usual.

November 18, 2014 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Continue to trust in God, fight for faith

In our recent election between the Democrats and Republicans, the Republicans seized control over the Senate by winning an additional seven seats.

November 17, 2014 | By Pastor Dr. Larry S. Murray | Faith


God creates the wonder in everything

I have a new computer. It is a laptop and literally is the size of the leather binder I carry in my book satchel. It is only a pound or so in weight.

November 14, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Chose God over things of this world

When Elijah the prophet called for Ahab to gather all Israel to Mount Carmel, he started his address with the following words: "How long halt ye between two opinions? If the Lord be God, follow him. But if Baal, then follow him" (1 Kings 18:21).

November 13, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Count your blessings, thank the Lord

When I was growing up in the church, we used to quite often sing a song called, "Count Your Blessings." It goes something like this: "Count your blessings, name them one by one; Count your blessings, see what God hath done."

November 13, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


God may be looking for some Abrahams

One definition of legacy is something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past, according to Webster's Dictionary.

November 12, 2014 | Pastor Tommie Crutchfield Columnist | Faith


Live life with a pure heart

We live in a world that is fueled by agendas. Man, by nature, tends to look out for himself. Occasionally, (it is one of the rarest occurrences) you come across a person who's only true agenda is the success and betterment of those to whom he or she is related. There is a person who is never quite understood. There is a person who is often rejected on the basis of trust. A pure heart often leads the bearer to be alone, even among thousands.

November 03, 2014 | By Pastor Dr. Tim Byler Columnist | Faith


Our unchanging God will be faithful

It just amazes me how the stock market operates. It changes at the drop of a hat. Investors react both positively and negatively when a particular news story breaks.

November 01, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Let God help you handle the sin in your life

As I write this column, I am sitting in the waiting room of a car dealer. My wife's car was recalled, and the work is being done to fix the issue.

October 31, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


How to live a Christian life, part 2

Last week, it was shown that Christians are to "seek those things above" (Colossians 3:1). Why should the Christian seek to do these things?

October 30, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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