June 16, 2019

Pastoral Nuggets: In It for the Long Haul

2 Samuel 3:1(KJV) states, “Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: but David waxed stronger and stronger, and the house of Saul waxed weaker and weaker.” None of us like war, much less a long war. We want to address an issue, solve it immediately, and move on. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Change, if it comes … [Read more...]

Special Church Service in honor of Mr. Edward Potts this Sunday

(Franklin, GA) -- The local community is invited to celebrate and honor Mr. Edward Potts at a special church service this Sunday, June 9 at 2:00 PM at Heard Wesley United Methodist Church. Edward's long-time home church Heard Wesley UMC is located at 19194 HWY 34 in Franklin. Anyone wishing to speak on Edward's behalf or offer a gift can reach out to his … [Read more...]

Vacation Bible School at Franklin First Baptist Church

VBS 2019 In The Wild DATES:  June 10 - 14, 2019 Monday - Friday - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM INFORMATION:  Vacation Bible School 2019! Sign up now and go with us "In The Wild" at FBCF. Come and Join us Monday June 10th thru Friday June 14th from 6pm until 8:30pm. Fun for those who just finished PreK, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. Bible Story, Music, Games, … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Chance Encounters

I heard a story the other day about an entry level account manager who, years ago, took a job with a huge advertising and marketing firm. As I said, this was an entry level job. The advertising firm received a request from a small mom & pop store in Arkansas that was seeking to retain their advertising and marketing expertise. Seeing as the account … [Read more...]

Spring Revival at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church

Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church 385 Old Field Rd Franklin, GA 30217 Rev. Henry Smoke, Sr. Pastor Invite you to join us for our Spring Revival May 21 – 23, 2019, 7:00 PM Nightly May 21, 2019, Pastor K. G. Bailey, White Oak Grove Baptist Church, Senoia, GA May 22, 2019, Pastor Duncan E. Chamblin, St. John Baptist Church, Newnan, Ga May 23, 2019, … [Read more...]

The McKameys at Ridgeway Baptist Church

(Franklin, GA) -- The McKameys will be singing at Ridgeway Baptist Church Franklin Ga. Thursday night May 16, 2019 starting at 7 pm. No admission. A love offering will be taken for the group. For info please call 770-359-9641. … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Things I Heard While on My Way Somewhere Else

(Writer's Note: Preaching, and writing these columns each week, means that I am constantly in acquisition mode regarding material that I can use. Sometimes, as with the column today, I just go back to the notes I’ve taken and let them speak. I make no claim of originality to anything you’re about to read.  These are just some things I heard on my way … [Read more...]

2019 Children’s Camp at Rockridge

(Franklin) -- The Troup County Baptist Association is sponsoring the 2019 Children's Camp at Rockridge in Franklin from June 20-23, 2016. Cost is $170 per child and availability is on a first come first serve basis. See flyer below for more information or click here to register online. … [Read more...]

Homecoming Concert at Centralhatchee First Baptist

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Centralhatchee First Baptist Church is honored to announce Eternal Vision, from Knoxville TN, will be in concert with us on Homecoming Sunday, May 5th. Eternal Vision is a multi-talented, Southern gospel group that loves to minister with song, testimony and comedy. They will join us during the 10:00 Memorial service and our 11:00 … [Read more...]

The Shepherd Family at High Point Church of God

(Franklin, GA) -- The High Point Church of God is excited to be hosting the Shepherd Family for a singing Friday, April 26th. The singing will begin at 7:00 PM. For more information about the Shepherds visit their website at www.theshepherdsonline.net. High Point Church of God is located at 8485 Frolona Rd in Franklin. … [Read more...]