August 2, 2014

Award-Winning Christian Band to Perform at TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion

Big Daddy Weave will play at Callaway Stadium in Lagrange on Saturday, August 9 as part of the TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion Event

(Lagrange, GA) -- Big Daddy Weave, a Dove Award-winning Christian band, will headline the TRUST 2014 Youth Explosion hosted by Teaver Road Baptist Church in Lagrange. The local church is hoping to attract thousands of youth to the event at Callaway Stadium at Lagrange College. The concert will kick off at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014. “The goal of … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Price of Freedom (Part 3) The Next Generation

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“Whoever wants the next generation in America the most - will get them” is a quote from my friend, Dr. Harris Malcom. (Harris played Kirk Cameron’s dad in the movie Fireproof.) When I heard Harris say this, it reverberated deep in my soul. It forced me to consider the possibility/truth that as Christians we have lost several generations and are losing the … [Read more...]

Elim Baptist Church Homecoming

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(Newnan, GA) -- Elim Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Evangelist, Dr. Steve Stewart will bring the message for the Sunday Homecoming worship service and for Elim's Revival. Revival starts at 7:00 p.m. each night, August 4-6. Everyone come ready to receive a blessing! Dr. Steve Stewart received his Bachelors … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Price of Freedom (Part 2)

Brother Aaron

Last week I started writing a series of columns on the subject: The Price of Freedom. In it I said, “The price of freedom in America is a debt that is never really paid in full. It is not a once and done deal. It has installments that each succeeding generation must decide whether or not to pay.” I am afraid that my generation and the succeeding … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Price of Freedom

Brother Aaron

It is the Fourth of July week as I write this column. Soon our beloved country will be in full celebration mode of Independence Day. Two hundred and thirty-eight years ago, a brave group of our Founding Fathers signed their names to a document, called The Declaration of Independence, that would change the course of human history. This document was the … [Read more...]

Lighthouse of Hope Farmer’s Market

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FARMERS MARKET WHAT: Fresh Produce and More! WHEN: Every Thursday - 8:00 AM until Noon WHERE: The Lighthouse of Hope parking lot ADDRESS: 357 Joe Stephens Rd., Franklin,GA HOW: FREE set up for farmers! WHY: Support your last local farmers! … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Throw Away the Cookie-Cutter

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There’s an old joke about a duck that waddled into a convenience store, jumped on the counter and asked the clerk if they had any grapes. The clerk told him no.  The duck hopped down and went about his way. The next day the scenario repeated itself.  The third day the duck again waddles into the store and asks the clerk if he has any grapes. The clerk, who … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: My Heroes

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Sometimes God sends me the thoughts for these pastor’s columns in the strangest ways. He literally sends me a sign – as is the case with this column today. I was on the way to my office when I pulled up behind a truck stopped at a traffic signal. There was a sign posted on the back window that said, “My hero doesn’t wear a cape. He wears a dog tag - and he … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Forty Years

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(Writers Note:  It is June 8, 2014 as I sit at my computer writing this column.  Today Marianne and I are celebrating our fortieth anniversary.) She was only fifteen years old when I met her. She had been sixteen for two weeks and I had been nineteen for two months when we married. Folks said it would never work. However, after four children, seven … [Read more...]

Church of God of the Union Assembly 2014 Vacation Bible School

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"But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear." Come join us June 29th — July 3. from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. FOR AGES 3— 13 YEARS OLD. Join The Church of God of the Union Assembly, Inc. (located at 3821 Hwy. 34 West, Newnan, GA) as we … [Read more...]