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GUEST COLUMN: The joy of giving

What is it you do better than anything else you do? I heard a talk in Vacation Bible School by the director who said, “even if it is as simple as cleaning, then that is your gift to share.”

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Friday 10/17/2014
COLUMN: Where is God in times of trouble?
Posted: October 17, 2014

Why does God allow tragic things to happen to the human race, even to the people who love and respect him as God?

Friday 10/10/2014
GUEST COLUMN: Wells, fences and baseball
Posted: October 10, 2014

The baseball playoffs are here. Since opening day, the teams have all been moving (or attempting to move) toward a fixed goal: winning the World Series.

Pumpkin sale continues at Trinity United Methodist Church
Posted: October 10, 2014

Trinity United Methodist Church's 17th annual Pumpkin Patch is ongoing. The pumpkins from New Mexico and will be sold until Halloween. The patch is open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. until dusk and Sunday's after church services from noon to dusk.

Saturday 10/04/2014
Lovejoy Baptist Church turns 100 years old, thankful for blessings
Posted: October 04, 2014

As it celebrates its 100th anniversary, Lovejoy Baptist Church is busy living up to its name and spreading love and joy to its congregation and South Rome neighborhood.

GUEST COLUMN: Thirsting for spiritual water
Posted: October 04, 2014

Every once in a while I have to get myself back in the habit of drinking more water. Though I don’t drink coffee, I am a good Southern girl so I enjoy black tea, hot or iced.

Saturday 09/27/2014
GUEST COLUMN: A loving, generous, and merciful God
Posted: September 27, 2014

In a recent gospel reading, we heard the parable of the landowner who pays all of his workers the same amount, even though they worked different numbers of hours.

Fellowship Baptist to mark 175 years of service to the community
Posted: September 27, 2014

http://goo.gl/Cvf06T" target="_blank">Fellowship Baptist Church will celebrate a milestone Sunday. The church has been open for 175 years.

Saturday 09/20/2014
GUEST COLUMN: Live your life; it is a gift from God
Posted: September 20, 2014

One of my favorite songs is Tim McGraw’s “Live Like You Were Dying.”

Thursday 09/18/2014
Jesus in the Park set for Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Posted: September 18, 2014

Three tractor-trailers filled with food for the Jesus in the Park event this Sunday are a modern-day version of five loaves and two fishes.

Saturday 09/13/2014
COLUMN: Outside the box
Posted: September 13, 2014

It’s popular to talk about thinking “outside the box.”

Metropolitan United Methodist Church getting ready for superhero block party
Updated: September 30, 2014 - 1:15 am

Capes, tights and masks were displayed across the front pew of Metropolitan United Methodist Church in downtown Rome, waiting to be worn Wednesday night. It became apparent that a costume doesn’t make a hero — a hero makes a costume.

Saturday 09/06/2014
OZMENT: For these things and 1,000 others – I am thankful
Posted: September 06, 2014

I have heard people complain about everything from traffic problems to mothers-in-law. Few people verbally express their thanks. Isn’t it strange, how quick we are to register our complaints, and how slow we are to show our thanks.

Saturday 08/30/2014
Berry students, Greater Christ Temple team up for free tutoring program
Posted: August 30, 2014

School tutoring can be costly but the honors program at Berry College and Greater Christ Temple church can help.

OZ MENT: The soldiers made the wrong choice
Posted: August 30, 2014

Today, I want to talk about the soldiers, who actually carried out the brutal crucifixion of our Lord. How much responsibility belongs to them in the death of Christ? Are they guilty?

Saturday 08/23/2014
Church at Rome hopes to grow in mobile mindset
Posted: August 23, 2014

Joey Haynes and a few of his friends decided they wanted to start a mobile church. Right now, the congregation will meet at The Forum, and their official launch date is Sept. 7.

OZMENT: We need to know who Jesus really is
Posted: August 23, 2014

Maria Cummins, in her book, “The Lamplighter,” has little Gerty to say, “I hate old, dark, black places; I like stars, and sunshine and fire..”

Saturday 08/16/2014
Silver Creek church hosts Grady chaplain
Posted: August 16, 2014

On Sunday and again Aug. 24, Silver Creek Presbyterian Church welcomes its guest preacher, the Rev. Jihyun Oh.

Open concert planned at Trinity Baptist
Posted: August 16, 2014

Award-winning, internationally known singer and songwriter Stan Shuman will be in concert Sunday evening at 6 p.m at Trinity Baptist Church in Calhoun.

OZMENT: The battle of life can be triumphant
Posted: August 16, 2014

By human standards, the life of Jesus doesn’t make sense, but from Divine expectations, it remains the perfect life.

Saturday 08/09/2014
OZMENT: Christianity has promised 3 things
Posted: August 09, 2014

We do a lot of ugly things in the name of respectability, things that are wrong.

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