December 12, 2017

‘One Night in Bethlehem’ at Glenloch Church (Dec. 15-17)

(Glenloch) --  The 2017 version of “One Night in Bethlehem” will return to Glenloch Baptist Church on December 15, 16, and 17. Many months of preparation goes into the re-location and re-creation of this production which is enjoyed annually by the local community. "One Night in Bethlehem" is a live version of the town of Bethlehem during the time of Jesus’ … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Choosing Not To Be Offended

Proverbs 19:11(KJV) states, “The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.” The Aaron McCollough translation of that verse is: Smart people have learned both how to hold their tongue and the virtue of being able to forgive and forget. In short, they’ve learned to make the choice not to be … [Read more...]

Heard County Christmas 2017: A Guide to Local Holiday Events

(Heard County, GA) -- In keeping with the annual tradition this upcoming first weekend in December will feature a record number of Christmas celebrations in Heard County including community parades featuring the Marching Braves, holiday fundraisers, and several visits from jolly old Saint Nicholas himself. In order to help our readers keep up with this … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Where Spectacular is Born

1 Corinthians 1:27: “But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; 28 And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are.” In his book, “Xealots,” … [Read more...]

Christmas Musical at Centralhatchee First Baptist

(Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee First Baptist Church will perform their Christmas musical 'The Story of Christmas' on Sunday, Dec. 10th at 6:00 PM. 'The Story of Christmas' has something for everyone and is packed full of high-energy celebration songs, warm heartfelt moments, seasonal favorites, and meaningful worship moments. Make plans to join us. We … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: What Then?

I do not know the number of my days nor do I know the number of your days. Neither do you. But one thing I do know - at the end of today, each of us will have one less day. In is our natural tendency to discount death. However, whether we want to think about it or not, the truth remains that we are living our lives on a deadline. And each day we draw one … [Read more...]

Turkey Shoot this Saturday

Turkey Shoot (Frolona) -- High Point Church Of God is hosting a Turkey Shoot on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM. $3.00 per shot. High Point Church of God is located at 8511 Frolona Rd. in Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Give Your Fire a Proper Place to Burn

Recently, Marianne and I attended a fundraising banquet for Safe Families for Children. (A Christian alternative to Foster Care) The keynote speaker for the evening was the founder of Safe Families. During his speech he used a phrase that caught my attention. He said, “Give your fire a place to burn.” It resonated with me and I couldn’t shake it. I’ve been … [Read more...]

Tanner, UWG Host Get Healthy, Live Well Tailgate Cook-Off

(Carrollton, GA) -- Several West Georgia churches will put their cooking skills to the test during an interfaith tailgate cook-off on Nov. 11. Tanner Health System’s Faith in Health committee and the University of West Georgia is inviting the public to share in the joy of good, nutritious food and fun fellowship at the Get Healthy, Live Well Tailgate … [Read more...]

First Baptist members visit Dempsey Farms

(Lafayette, AL) -- Franklin First Baptist members and their guests recently bought 270 pounds of delicious pecans at Dempsy Pecans in LaFayette, Alabama on their latest trip. Afterwards, they enjoyed lunch at Sunny's in Roanoke. … [Read more...]