The Christian faiths recognize this coming Sunday as Palm Sunday — the story of Jesus’s triumphant entrance into Jerusalem and then, the greatest story ever told the Passion of the Christ.
“I long to see you that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong — that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith” (Romans 1:11-12).
The church in Corinth was a real thorn in Paul’s side. In the ancient world, Corinth had a reputation like the wild west towns we see on television, filled with hard-living, hard-drinking, unruly people.
MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.
More than a decade ago, I was severely wounded by the church, nearly to the point of abandoning her altogether. It seems that too often hardly a week goes by that I don’t encounter a friend or colleague who has been profoundly wounded by the church.
“But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not us. We are hard pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed” (2 Corinthians 4: 7-9).
One of the challenges of Christianity, perhaps the greatest challenge, is truly believing that we are called to live lives in imitation of Jesus. His death on the cross was the ultimate “consequence” of a lifetime of showing us precisely what it means to be a holy, faithful, God-centered hum…
October is Clergy Appreciation Month and the Pastoral and Spiritual Services department at Floyd will hold a reception in their honor at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the hospital cafeteria.
Silver Creek Presbyterian will celebrate its 142nd Anniversary and Homecoming today with guest speaker the Rev. Juan Sarmiento providing the Homecoming Message, after which the church is dedicating its Pollinator Garden.
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1645 Cartersville Highway, welcomes Walter Turner as their pastor. Turner completed his undergraduate education at the University of Georgia and his Master of Divinity degree from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology in Atlanta. He has recently complete…
The Church at Rome’s outreach program Tables Around Rome meets for dinner Wednesday at Living Proof Recovery Center on Sycamore Street. The church is planning a community dinner each Wednesday during the summer in different neighborhoods around Rome and Floyd County. Next week’s Tables Aroun…
Cora Harris (from left), Merra Young, Lea McIntosh, Halle Woodrow, Harper Wallace, Molly Silvers, Mallory Silvers, and Molly Burnette play with sidewalk chalk at the second week of Tables Around Rome on Wednesday on Polaris Terrace in Coosa. The community meals sponsored by The Church at Rom…
“The point is to bring people around tables and to help people meet their neighbors and open in dialogue,” Callette Hollingsworth said. Hollingsworth, of the Church at Rome, said what started as an idea for the church has now grown into an event that will hopefully bring neighbors together t…
First Christian Church, 209 E. Second Ave., will hold an Ash Wednesday service today at 7 p.m. For more information contact the Rev. Craig McDonald or the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jimmy Collins, former President and Chief Operating Officer of Chick-fil-A, will speak at Shorter University on Monday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m. in the lobby of the Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business, 232 Shorter Ave., Rome. The event is open to the public at no charge.
President Donald Trump recently pledged, once again, to dump restrictions on church political activity, a move that a local pastor fears would make religious institutions “beholden to the money that is dragging our politics around” and risks “sacrilegious” idolizing of political parties over…
Anyone downtown around 12:30 p.m. Sunday was not imagining things when they saw cowboys, a mariachi band, twirling dancers and a boy and girl resembling the peasant farmer Juan Diego and the Blessed Virgin Mary.
His name will now be one of the first things people see when arriving at Thankful Baptist Church — the church where he spent 23 years of his life as pastor.
A celebration of a centuries-old legend will make its way down Broad Street on Sunday, filled with dancers, music and folklore.
Under a gray but dry sky Sunday, about 50 members of local Baptist congregations gathered at Ridge Ferry Park to pray for rain and the moral compass of the nation.
With Floyd County experiencing one of the worst dry spells in recent memory, residents are ready for rain to come from just about anywhere — including the heavens.
In an effort to promote racial unity in the community and the Christian world, two local churches held a biracial service Sunday morning.
Eight years ago, in the midst of the Great Recession, members of Silver Creek United Methodist Church started Jesus Jam as a way to help out their community. Now, the event continues as a gathering for anyone looking to have fun and enjoy fellowship.
A special ceremony will take place today at 6 p.m. outside The Partridge restaurant on Broad Street to honor law enforcement and public safety officials.
The Pregnancy Center of Rome will unveil its new name at the 27th annual Friends for Life Banquet scheduled for Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in The Forum.
Faith, passion and work ethic. These are the three things Benjie Mathis said he hopes he has imparted in the youth involved in Student Fusion at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church.
Floyd Sheriff’s Office Deputy Carrie Edge recalled crying as she put on her uniform for the first time after five Dallas police officers were shot and killed by a gunman on July 7.
A chance to help impoverished people both medically and spiritually brought Dr. Ed McBride and daughter Shannon to the Dominican Republic this summer.
Morrison Campground will kick off its 148th Camp Meeting on Friday, continuing the tradition that began as an after-harvest time of worship for plantation owners and farmers in 1868.