April 28, 2015

Pastoral Nuggets: One Degree of Separation

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Today, the thesis or subject of this Pastoral Nugget is:  The difference between hot water and boiling water.   Science teaches us that at sea level to 1000 feet above sea level, the exact temperature at which water boils is 212 degrees Fahrenheit. At 212 degrees Fahrenheit the physical properties of water change and the boiling process begins. Therefore, … [Read more...]

FCA Revival at HHS

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(Franklin) -- The Heard High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting a Revival next week in the Heard High School gymnasium. The revival will take place each night from April 27- May 1 at 7:00 p.m. and will feature guest preachers from the local area. For more information contact Kinley Cantrell at 404-576-2953 or Ethan Caldwell at … [Read more...]

Open Range Cowboy Church in Carrollton

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(Carrollton, GA) -- Open Range Cowboy Church will host its first annual Bike Ride and Cowboy Church event on May 9, 2015 at the VFW Complex/ Fairgrounds in Carrollton. In addition to the Bike Ride, the event will also feature lunch, music, horseback rides, and Cowboy Church beginning at 1:00 p.m. All are invited to attend. For more information call … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Deadbeat Christians and Churches

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This past weekend I attended a meeting where I met one of the nicest young men I have met in a long time. Maurice and I come from different generations and different cultures. Yet, it didn’t take us long to discover we had a common point of interest. We both love Jesus. As Maurice and I talked, somehow the conversation turned to churches and the benevolent … [Read more...]

A Miracle Of Life

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(Article Courtesy of the Times~Journal) (Franklin, GA) -- Miracle is defined in the Webster's dictionary as any wonderful or amazing thing, fact or event; a wonder; an event in the natural world, but out of its established order, possible only by the intervention of divine power. About a year ago on March 14th, 2014 a miracle is what Harvey Kendrick, a … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Putting His Glory on Display

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In our Christian experience we do everything within our power to follow God’s leading as closely as possible. In his book, The Red Sea Rules, which is the foundation for this column today, Robert J. Morgan quoted A.T. Pierson saying, “To go as I am led, to go when I am led, to go where I am led, is that which has been for twenty years the one prayer in my … [Read more...]

High Point Church of God Turkey Shoot

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Turkey Shoot Saturday, March 21 10 AM, $3 shot High Point Church of God 8511 Frolona Rd. … [Read more...]

Glenloch Grist Mill 5K

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(Glenloch) -- The Glenloch Grist Mill 5k Race will return this year on Sunday May 3, 2015 at Glenloch Baptist Church. The event will kick off with a "Tot Trot" at 2:00 PM followed by the 5k Run/Walk at 2:30 PM. T-Shirts are guaranteed to all pre-registered runners and a limited number of extras will be available on race day. Food and beverages will be … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Lucy

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Today, I want to start this Pastor’s Column with an excerpt from the book: “All I Ever Really Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” - by Robert Fulgham. “Most of what I really need to know about how to live, and what to do, and how to be, I learned in Kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate school mountain, but there in the sandbox at … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Politically Incorrect Ramblings (Less and Less About More and More)

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I was having lunch the other day with Danny Watters, one of our Georgia Baptist Convention State Missionaries. Danny mentioned having breakfast with an old college professor of his. He said that as they were waxing eloquent about some political problem that neither of them understood, the professor leaned back and said, “Danny, the older I get and the more … [Read more...]