April 25, 2017

Picnic in the Park!

(Centralhatchee) -- Pack a picnic lunch and party in the park with Centralhatchee First Baptist! Our party will be held in the Centralhatchee Park on Sunday, April 30, 2017 (YES! SUNDAY) from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The day will begin with a competitive (but friendly game) of dodgeball for all ages. Don’t like dodgeball? We will also have inflatables, Bingo, … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Landfill Harmonics

In his book, “The End of Me,” author Kyle Idleman tells about a town in Paraguay, South America, which is built around a garbage dump. Every day 1,500 tons of trash is added to this dump. The people of the town make their living by scavenging through the dump seeking things they can recycle and sell. Sadly, the living conditions in the town are as you … [Read more...]

The Bowling Family at Ridgeway Baptist Church

(Franklin) -- The Bowling Family will be in concert at Ridgeway Baptist Church on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:00 PM EST. For more information call 770-359-9641. (Photo: Bowlings Online) … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Hope is not a Strategy

God has blessed me with opportunities to share and interact with people through many different venues. The Pastor’s Column that you are reading is one of those venues. I also have the venues of a weekly radio broadcast, that is aired on several stations, a Facebook Page, and of course, there’s a web site. However, one of my favorite venues is working with … [Read more...]

Easter celebration at Centralhatchee First Baptist Church

  (Centralhatchee) -- Centralhatchee First Baptist Church will celebrate Christ's resurrection on Easter Sunday starting with Sunrise service at 7:00 AM in the church parking lot. After Sunrise service everyone is invited to enjoy a hearty breakfast and a time of fellowship. Our regular morning schedule will resume with Sunday school at 9:45 and … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Focus

Have you ever noticed that, regarding instructions for our walk with the Lord, the Bible is filled with short lists and concise statements? The Lord knows how to condense! For example, He only gave us Ten Commandments. Man! Aren’t we glad? We have enough problems just keeping them. What if He had given us a hundred? Regarding the Great Commandment, He kept … [Read more...]

Pastoral Anniversary at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church

(Franklin, GA) -- Please join Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Franklin for the First Pastoral Anniversary Celebration for Pastor Henry and First Lady Nellie Smoke on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 2:30 PM. Pastor Johnny Strickland of Macedonia Baptist Church (Grantville, GA) and special guest recording artist Monica Lisa Stephenson will be appearing. … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: He Keeps Me Singing

The following excerpts are from an article posted to www.digginghistory.com. It was written by Sharon Hall: "Luther Burgess Bridgers was born in North Carolina on February 14, 1884 … After receiving his ordination as a Methodist Episcopal minister; Luther served as a pastor and evangelist. In March of 1911, he received an invitation to preach a two-week … [Read more...]

Boston butt fundraiser to benefit Caney Head Youth

(Heard County, GA) -- T-Roy will be smoking Boston butts for the upcoming Easter holiday to benefit the Caney Head Church Youth Group! They will be available for pick up at Caney Head Church at 4:00 PM on Saturday, April 15th. Pre-orders (required) are due by by April 5th. The cost of each Boston butt $30. All proceeds will benefit the Caney Head Youth. … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Our History Reveals Jesus’ Impact Upon Our Lives

“Lord, my history reveals how personally Your truth impacts my life.” That’s a sobering statement, isn’t it?  You see, we can say whatever we want about our faith in Jesus Christ. However, our history reveals how personally His truth impacts our lives. And by the way, belief, or faith if you will, is a verb. It doesn’t simply describe an act of the mind. … [Read more...]