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Use your talents to serve God

By the time you read this, vacation Bible school 2014 at First Baptist of Pembroke will be history. I'm already tired as I write, and I'm sure I will be fully exhausted by the end of the week.

June 10, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Get to heart of the matter for the Lord

Solomon wrote, "For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he" (Proverbs 23:7). If the heart of an individual is chained to the things of the world, then he is worldly.

June 10, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Enjoy the now as much as the future

Do you ever approach an event both excited that it is coming but also with a sense of dread? You can't wait for it to begin, but then you definitely are ready when it is over?

June 03, 2014 | Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Everyone has equal access to God

Before the Memorial Day observance the other day at the local city park, some locals were talking about rain, since that day's forecast had called for it. Someone jokingly stated that it was part of my responsibility to make sure that it waited to come until the event was finished since I had the connection with God, who controls the weather.

June 03, 2014 | Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


He declared ‘I am’ in the faces of unbelievers

In John 8:58, Jesus spoke to the Jews who were present when he silenced the Pharisees, telling them, "Before Abraham was, I am."

June 03, 2014 | Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Become truly free with law of God

"Ye did run well; who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth? This persuasion cometh not of him that calleth you. A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump. I have confidence in you through the Lord, that ye will be none otherwise minded, but he that troubleth you shall bear his judgment, whosoever he be. And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? Then is the offence of the cross ceased. I would they were even cut off which trouble you. For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use ...

June 02, 2014 | By Pastor Mark Fields Columnist | Faith


We all have a date with destiny

The other day, I was following a vehicle when I noticed a squirrel coming across the road in front of it.

May 28, 2014 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Remember the reason for Memorial Day

Many of you may not read this until late Monday when you return from vacation over the long weekend. Did you remember the reason for the holiday?

May 28, 2014 | By Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


The 'I am' has been there from beginning

In John 8:58, the Lord proclaimed to his listeners and those through the ages, "Jesus said unto them, 'Verily, verily, I say unto you, before Abraham was, I am.'"

May 28, 2014 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Making disciples who finish the task

Jesus used many analogies to describe His relationship with the church, such as "My Bride" or "My Body."

May 27, 2014 | By Dr. Peggy Rayman Columnist | Faith


Jesus advises on the danger of gossip

The other day, I ran across a story about a possible huge alligator sighting in South Bryan County. The picture was posted on a community website and thought to have been taken in that community.

May 20, 2014 | Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Accept the challenge of the church's calling

The end of the school year is just around the corner. Teachers and students alike are looking forward to hearing the last school bell of the final day.

May 20, 2014 | Pastor Brad Butler First Baptist Church, Pembroke | Faith


Studying the word of God is a personal journey

God, in his great wisdom, has told us to study. "Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that neededth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth" (2 Timothy 2:15).

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


It's time to pray for ourselves, our world

"And He cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, 'What, could ye not watch with me one hour?'" - Matthew 26:40

May 19, 2014 | By Pastor A.F. Bradeen Columnist | Faith


Remember it is not about us

I have a routine that I go through on Saturday evenings, which is to preach my Sunday sermon to an empty auditorium.

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


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Fasting and giving thanks from sunrise to sunset is always challenging, but it becomes even more difficult without a house, job and other creature comforts ...

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What this boys says when he sees him mom for the first time will warm your heart

Christopher Ward Jr. has lived his entire life unable to see the face of his mother. Born with an underdeveloped optic nerve, he can only ...

June 07, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


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June 07, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


This restaurant owner has a menu for the hungry and homeless

There are many organizations that fight hunger throughout the world, but Parkash Chhibber is working to fight hunger in his own neighborhood of Edmonton, Alberta ...

June 07, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Why faith communities should take social media seriously

Pope Francis became an Instagram sensation earlier this year, gaining 1 million followers on the social media service within 12 hours of signing up.

June 07, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


Focus on God

My point today comes in the form of a question: Where is your focus today?

June 06, 2016 | By Pastor Richard Williams Columnist | Faith


Case involving Charleston church shooter tests the limits of forgiveness

Family members of the victims of the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting captivated the country last year when they offered the attacker, Dylann Roof, forgiveness ...

June 06, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


This man shows kindness just might heal cancer

Kindness matters. Brice Royer is living proof of that statement. Four years ago, Brice was diagnosed with a stomach tumor that doctors said would eventually ...

June 06, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Dalai Lama worries about refugees in Europe as religions struggle to respond to crisis

Religious communities around the world can't agree on how best to respond to the refugee crisis, as they balance concerns about safety and resources ...

June 05, 2016 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Faith


This legless doctor stands taller than the rest

Do you ever look at your life and question why it’s so tough?

June 05, 2016 | Tiffany Fletcher FamilyShare | Faith


Desperation leads to the Spirit

As I was looking through the gospels the other day, I noticed that those who came to Jesus Christ were usually coming to him out ...

June 04, 2016 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


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