In less than a month, much of the Christian world will celebrate the arrival of the Season of Lent, a time of penance and reflection.
As another year in this temporary life draws to a close, we are reminded in Scripture by the words of the Prophet Isaiah about how we pass the time until we reach eternal life: “In quietness and trust shall be your strength.”
Toys and gifts of all types filled tables in the fellowship hall of Trinity United Christian Church on Tuesday night, ready to help fill the hearts of children sometimes forgotten during Christmas.
As Jack Cowan, 10, and his brother Tommy Cowan, 8, slid a medium-sized box filled with food across the floor of First Presbyterian Church’s King Hall, their father offered some sound advice.
Armuchee Baptist Church, 6648 Big Texas Valley Road N.W., will host a special Christmas concert today at 11 a.m. John Reams, associate professor of woodwinds at Shorter University and a clarinetist, will be featured, along with his wife, Lisa, and some of his music students. Singers and instrumentalists from the church will also participate. For more information, call Pastor Clonts at 706-766-3018.
My grandson spent the night at our home a few weeks ago. While with us, he constantly sang this song he had learned at school, “Go in Peace; may your worries end. Go in peace, go in peace, my friend.”
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).
During the four weeks leading up to Christmas Day, many church traditions observe the season of Advent.
As the Christian world begins the celebration of Advent this Sunday, we are reminded that Advent is a time of preparation and an opportunity to refocus our spiritual attention.
As we are in the Thanksgiving season, I hope you will agree that every day is a day of thanksgiving. “This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalms 118:24).
Several nights ago on my drive home, I was listening to the radio and heard Bryan Stevenson speaking about his work through the Equal Justice Initiative in Alabama.
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.