October 17, 2017

Harvest Hoe Down at Centralhatchee First Baptist

(Centralhatchee) -- Get ready for a great time on Sunday, Oct. 22nd. Cross Ties Band will be joining us in the morning service at 11:00 a.m. The Cross Ties Band is an acoustic, stringed instrument band based in northwest Georgia. Covering a broad spectrum of musical tastes, the versatile ensemble enjoys playing and singing bluegrass, gospel, a … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: When the Conditions Get Right

Isaiah 64:2(a) (KJV) states, “As when the melting fire burneth, the fire causeth the waters to boil …” Note what the writer says, “…the fire causeth the waters to boil …” There is an underlying truth here that I don’t want you to miss: When the conditions are right, the water has no choice but to boil. A physical change occurs. Let me say it again: When … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Unlatched Gate

I heard a story the other day about two men who lived on the same street. Both were dog owners. One owned a small breed dog and the other owned a large breed. Over the course of time a strange ritual developed regarding the dogs and their owners. When the owner of the small dog would leave for work, he would place his dog in the fenced-in front yard and … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: How to be Victorious

I was listening to a preacher the other day who mentioned the Biblical account of Joshua encountering the Captain of the Lord’s Host at the Battle of Jericho. It occurred to me that both Joshua and the Captain of the Lord’s Host were doing the same thing. Both were preparing themselves for a battle by surveying the battlefield. It also occurred to me … [Read more...]

Revival at Olive Branch Baptist Church

Olive Branch Baptist Church (40 Frolona Rd., Franklin, GA, Pastor Rodney Roquemore) will be holding revival services September 25-27 at 6:30 PM each night with Pastor Jody Mitchell officiating!!! We invite everyone to come out and worship with us as we seek the Lord and believe Him to bring a refreshing to our souls. There will be special singing each … [Read more...]

Prayers for Ellie Mae

(Franklin) -- Eugene and Evelyn Johnson of Corinth are proud to announce the arrival of Little Miss Ellie Mae Johnson, who was born September 5, 2017 at 3:52 p.m. at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta, Georgia. Ellie Mae weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long. She joins her big sisters Rhylee Fomby and Anna Claire Johnson. Ellie Mae … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Counting Yourself Unworthy

In the 13th chapter of the book of Acts, Paul and Barnabas are teaching the Gospel of Salvation through Jesus Christ to the Jews and the Gentiles at Antioch. After teaching in the synagogue, the gentiles compelled them to come back the next Sabbath and teach the same thing again to everybody. The whole town showed up. However, when the Jews saw the crowd, … [Read more...]

150 Years and Counting

~ Article written by Karen Rogers Rollins (Ephesus, GA) -- The oldest continuous event in Heard County, Georgia, is a Sacred Harp singing begun right after the Civil War on the third Sunday in June. How does a small church in a small community in one of Georgia’s least-populated counties keep such an event going for so long? The answer has a lot to do with … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Show of Life

“Sometimes I feel like sunshine must - shining on everything else that it never was.” Laurie Beth Jones. It is “Human” Nature for us to want our accomplishments to be in the spotlight of the show of life. It is “Christian” Nature for us to place the accomplishments of others in the spotlight of life. One comes naturally. The other requires great Spiritual … [Read more...]

Theatrical Production of ‘Obadiah’ at CFB Sunday

(Centralhatchee) -- Join us for a theatrical production of “OBADIAH” performed by Dale Crum. Obadiah is an eyewitness account, of a completely normal, very flawed blacksmith, who’s extremely human. He is the man who made the nails used to crucify Jesus. Dale’s quest is to take you through a world of what might have happened, if. This is a story of … [Read more...]