Guyton Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will host the Rev. Dr. Fred Craddock as preacher for a revival beginning Palm Sunday, March 16, at 11 a.m. and continuing that evening and Monday and Tuesday evenings, March 17-18, at 7 p.m.
As part of the outreach mission of the Rincon Church of God, the church's C.A.R.E (concern, acceptance, responsibility and encouragement) Board is now an Angel Food Ministries order and distribution site.
Overcoming by Faith Ministries will hold a special night of praise and worship with award-winning gospel artist Canton Jones on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the church's main sanctuary. The event is free and everyone is invited to attend.
24/7 Teen Ministries of Rincon Church of God will be sponsoring Refuel '08 on Jan. 18-20. Services will begin at 6:30 p.m. nightly and will be held in the church's main sanctuary. The event is free and everyone is invited to attend.
By the time you read this, you will have seen and heard a great deal about the senseless shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. Let me offer perspective somewhat different from what you may have encountered until now.
This past week, I was reminded how important it is to keep the essentials of the Christian faith in mind. Too often, we Christians get wrapped up in tussles about the non-essentials. And it is precisely those non-essentials that often make the news, which keeps those outside the church from appreciating the essence of the faith.
Those who know me and have seen me walking around occasionally in orange and blue are aware that my undergraduate degree was from the University of Florida. If that troubles you, please be comforted with the knowledge that all my children have gone to the University of Georgia, and I have sent much more money to Athens than I ever sent to Gainesville.
The legacy of Bishop Marion Edwards was enhanced May 17 when Springfield United Methodist Church dedicated a new education and conference center in his honor. Edwards was a pastor and Springfield native who ascended to the highest ranks of leadership within the United Methodist Church before his death from cancer in 2011.
Nearly 81 years ago, Scotsman Eric Liddell refused to run a heat in the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris because the race was scheduled on a Sunday, which he understood from his faith to be a violation of the Sabbath.
This past Monday, a young man came to see me at Armstrong. He was referred to me and my department in the College of Health Professions because he had been essentially kicked out of the professional health care program in which he was enrolled, and he was looking for a new major. He was simply told that he wasn't cut out for that job.