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Gain ground through belief

When the disciples asked Jesus why they were incapable of healing the little boy who had been tormented by demons, Jesus told them of their unbelief. When we doubt what the Word of God says about our situation, we lose ground.

November 27, 2007 | By Evangelist Fascia Sapp Special to the Courier | Faith


Reaching beyond the walls of love

Born in Paducah, Ky., Riley Dean Nelson has served as the minister of the Richmond Hill Church of Christ for 16 years and has been preaching full time for 20 years.

November 27, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Harvest Fest yields food, fun

October 31 is celebrated in many countries around the world as Halloween. People decorate their homes and offices and many adults as well as children dress up in various costumes. Another part of Halloween is when the children go out trick or treating. Most children love candy, and on Halloween they receive an abundance of it while trick or treating.

November 20, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


What kind of light are you?

Jesus said in Matthew 5:16 that you are the light of the world and in verse 16 He commands us to let our light shine before men that they might see our good works and glorify the Father in heaven.

November 20, 2007 | By Dr. Alvin Jackson Columnist | Faith


A gifted hymn liner still needed

Long ago, when there was the little white wooden church beside the road; and there was no air conditioner, padded pews or music in the church, people sang the old hymns and negro spirituals.

November 13, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Serving as interim pastor

"A healthy church is one that serves God by meeting the needs of its community and its congregation. As the interim pastor, I am thrilled to be a part of this new chapter in the life of the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church," said Pastor John William "Bill" Lindeman.

November 06, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Pastor uses voice to lure congregation

Walter Ross has a smile and a voice that will arrest your attention.

October 30, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


At 83 pastor is not tired yet

Some pastors live within walking distance of their church, while others have to drive a few miles. Still others live in different cities and counties. But most pastors - especially in Liberty County - live in the same state.

October 23, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Honoring our pastors

"Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine." (1 Timothy 5:17)

October 16, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Cost of finding lost relationships

Haven't we all lost a relationship during our lives? What does it take to find the one we lost?

October 09, 2007 | By Fr. Will Carter Special to the Courier | Faith


Midway congregation readies for homecoming

It is nearly fall and members of the Midway United Methodist Church are excited. They are preparing for their homecoming/fall revival.

October 09, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Rebuilding, moving forward

Judson L. Maxwell, pastor of Westside Baptist Church in Hinesville, came to this area while serving in the military, and decided to remain after retirement.

October 02, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Correspondent | Faith


Show up or you'll likely miss out

When I was a boy of 10, I never thought a major lesson of my childhood would be showing up. Showing up today seems to be a more and more rare behavior.

October 02, 2007 | By Fr. Will Carter Columnist | Faith


In the pulpit: Learning how to heal

This retired federal government employee had a career of helping people. However, she did not realize one day she would be placed in an even greater position to help others.

September 25, 2007 | By Edith Anderson Special to the Courier | Faith


Pastor's corner: Misplaced sense of urgency

Urgency - requiring immediate attention - I recently shared with our family at Bethesda Church that I believe there is a real need for a renewed sense of urgency in the body of Christ. During this past month, I have traveled nearly 5,000 miles. I have had numerous opportunities to observe, communicate with and worship with other Christians. I have talked with pastors and other Christian leaders about where the body of Christ at large is during this span of time.

September 25, 2007 | By Timothy Byler Columnist | Faith


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Take limits off God to improve life

In today's society, we have been inclined to live a life of limits that are beneath God's calling.

November 25, 2014 | By Pastor Henry Frasier Jr. Columnist | Faith


Come to life spiritually through Jesus

There is a TV show called "The Walking Dead" that is popular among many. It is about people who die from a virus but come back to life changed individuals - but not for the good of humanity.

November 22, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Share your burdens with the Lord

They are having snow up north.

November 21, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


You have to choose for yourself -- part 1

Most religious people believe that God loves everyone and wants all to be saved. Yet some fail to understand that he created man to have his own will so he can determine what to do or not do.

November 20, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


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


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