June 29, 2016

Free Fireworks Show at Callaway Baptist Church

(Lagrange, GA) -- Callaway Baptist Church in Lagrange will host a huge fireworks show on Sunday, July 3rd, 2016. The event is open to the public with FREE admission. Callaway Baptist Church would love to have everyone come and enjoy this wonderful event. The music starts at 8:00 PM, and the fireworks will being at dark. CBC is located at 310 John Lovelace … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Random Thoughts on Looms and Weave Sheds

It what now seems like another lifetime; I worked in the weave shed at a cotton mill in Langdale Alabama. There were approximately two hundred or so of the old-fashioned shuttle type looms in that weave shed. (Picanol looms for all you readers who ever worked in a weave shed.) And, oh my! They were some more loud! The first time I walked into that weave … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Victim Card

There are some posters on the wall in the fellowship hall area of the Troup Baptist Association Missions and Ministry Center. (My office) I assume they were placed there by Sherri Brown, who leads Circles of Troup, a poverty elimination program that meets there one night a week. One poster is entitled: “The Totally Responsible Person.” It reads, … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Shade of a Donkey

One of my preacher friends sent me the following. It is from Adrian Rodgers: “A Greek named Demosthenes was once addressing a bored and listless audience, so he told them a story. ‘Once there was a man struggling with a great load. Along came another man with a donkey and said, ‘Rent my donkey, and he'll carry your load.’ He did. Later, as they tried to … [Read more...]

Vacation Bible School at Olive Branch Church

(Franklin) -- Pastor Rodney Roquemore and Olive Branch Church invite everyone to go on a treasure hunt with us. During our Vacation Bible School, we will be digging to find the treasures God has for all of us. Treasure digs will take place each evening June 21-24 from 6-8 p.m. and are available for ALL ages. If you need transportation, please contact … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: A Tattooed Skydive Instructor

Several years ago I took my wife skydiving. It was on her bucket list. Not mine! Anyway, believe it or not, she jumped out of a perfectly good airplane at 14, 650 feet! A 25-year-old named Ryan was her skydive instructor and tandem parachutist I readily admit that when I first saw him I was taken aback a little – uh –okay - a lot! You see, Ryan had a stud … [Read more...]

Children’s Camp at Rockridge

(Franklin) -- The Troup County Baptist Association is sponsoring the 2016 Children's Camp at Rockridge in Franklin from June 20-23, 2016. Cost is $155 per child and availability is on a first come first serve basis. See flyer below for more information. … [Read more...]

Vacation Bible School at Prospect Church

(Franklin) -- Prospect Church is excited to announce the dates for our “Adventures under the Sea” VBS. Please join us Sunday morning June 5 from 11:00-12:30 as we kick off Vacation Bible School. Come back June 6-8 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. (Mon, Tues, Wed) as we teach God’s Word to the children in our community. Bible lessons, arts, crafts, and games! Supper … [Read more...]

Vacation Bible School at Centralhatchee First Baptist

(Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee First Baptist Church is excited to present Vacation Bible School 2016: Submerged (in the Word of God) June 5 - 10 from 6 o'clock until 8:30 pm. Students ages 3 – 18 are invited to join us for worship, Bible study, recreation, food, and fellowship. The regular buses and vans will pick up those who need … [Read more...]

Olive Branch Youth Car Wash, Yard and Bake Sales

Olive Branch Youth Car Wash, Yard and Bake Sales (Franklin) -- Pastor Rodney Roquemore and the youth of Olive Branch Baptist Church located at 40 Frolona Rd. in Franklin cordially invite you to join us June 11, 2016 beginning at 7:30 a.m. for our car wash, yard sale and bake sale. Donations will be accepted for all cars washed and all yard and bake sale … [Read more...]