January 22, 2017

Pastoral Nuggets: How Are You Carrying Your Burdens?

“These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” John 16: 33(KJV) I heard the story of a nurse that hurt herself while lifting one of her patients. As she was limping back to her desk at the nurse’s station holding her back, she moaned to herself, … [Read more...]

Appointed Quartet in concert at Centralhatchee First Baptist

(Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee First Baptist Church is honored to announce that Appointed Quartet, from Tunnel Hill, Ga., will be in concert with us on Sunday, Feb. 12th. Appointed Quartet is a multi-talented, Southern gospel group that loves to minister with song and testimony. They will join us during the 11:00 morning worship celebration. Everyone … [Read more...]

Free Showing of ‘War Room’

(Lagrange, GA) -- Special FREE Showing of WAR ROOM this Sunday Night, Jan 15 at 6:00 PM at the Franklin Road Baptist Church Sanctuary. Visit the church website for more information and directions. Everyone is welcome! … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: 2017 A Formula for Success

We all enter 2017 on a journey from somewhere to somewhere else. (Reread!) The late Truett Cathy, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Chick-fil-A, gave us a wonderful guide to life, that if applied, will help us navigate 2017 and the rest of our lives successfully. He teaches that success in life comes when we know Who our Master is, what our mission is, … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Ministry of Inspiration

The late Fred Herman used to begin his speeches by asking audiences: Who was Jim Thorpe’s coach (Today we would ask who coached Michael Phelps) and who taught Albert Einstein arithmetic in the second grade? His point was that behind every significant person or accomplishment in life, there was a seemingly insignificant person whose influence and instruction … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: One

“One is the loneliest number that you'll ever do - Two can be as bad as one It's the loneliest number since the number one - No is the saddest experience you'll ever know - Yes, it's the saddest experience you'll ever know - 'Cause one is the loneliest number that you'll ever do - One is the loneliest number, whoa-oh, worse than two …” Wow!  I told my age … [Read more...]

Christmas Play at Olive Branch Baptist Church

(Franklin) -- We are blessed to announce a special Christmas play by our youth on Sunday, December 18th at 5:00 PM with Christmas dinner to follow. We will also host our Christmas candlelight service on Wednesday, December 21st at 7:00 PM. Come worship with us.  Olive Branch Baptist Church with Pastor Rodney Roquemore is located at 40 Frolona Rd in … [Read more...]

Turkey Shoot this Saturday

Turkey Shoot (Frolona) -- High Point Church Of God is hosting a Turkey Shoot on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM. The event will kickoff with breakfast at 9:00 AM and lunch will be served following the shoot. $3 per shot with factory barrels only. Any questions email rca364@gmail.com. The address is 8511 Frolona Road in Franklin, GA. … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Wandering Thoughts From a Wandering Mind

This Pastor’s Column is a collection of random thoughts from a wandering mind.  Hopefully they will bless you. Recently, I was speaking with a friend who use to drive a bus in Atlanta.  She said that when she finished her route she then had to take her bus back to the bus barn.  She would reach up and turn her “Out of Service” sign on.  Often, she … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Move On

When you write as much as I do you are constantly in the acquisition mode for subject material. So, whenever I run across something, I write it down. Consequently, I have many bits, pieces, and scraps of information that I refer to from time to time for inspiration. Unfortunately, I am better at writing down the subject material than where I heard it or who … [Read more...]