The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners (Isaiah 61:1).
This Sunday at 4 p.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Fall Festival will focus on bringing clean water to East Africa. A host of games, displays, and activities and will fill Westminster’s West Center at 1941 Shorter Ave.
This month of November began with transition between twin recognitions of All Hallows’ Eve on Oct. 31 and All Hallows’ (or All Saints’) Day on Nov. 1.
Volunteers from across the county will be waging a war on hunger tonight and Saturday as they participate in a meal-packing assembly line.
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.”
The recently elected Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America feels his position is an honor and a sacred trust.
Psychologists and therapists often point out that it takes two healthy people to make a healthy relationship. The best relationships seems to be the ones in which each partner can honestly say “I can live without you and be happy, but I choose not to.”
Two local pastors will be taking a literal leap of faith Sunday as they skydive to raise funds for Murphy-Harpst children’s centers.
Hundreds gathered Tuesday at the Jesus in the Hood tent revival at Cave Spring and East Main streets.
Why does God allow tragic things to happen to the human race, even to the people who love and respect him as God?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
http://goo.gl/Cvf06T" target="_blank">Fellowship Baptist Church will celebrate a milestone Sunday. The church has been open for 175 years.
One of my favorite songs is Tim McGraw’s “Live Like You Were Dying.”
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.
It’s popular to talk about thinking “outside the box.”
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.
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.