June 19, 2019

Pastoral Nuggets: You are a part of their story

The first part of this column is from an end of the school year article I wrote to the teachers and staff at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School in LaGrange, Georgia. (Berta is the Troup Baptist Association’s Partner in Education.) “‘Don’t let people who don’t know your story stop you from going after what you know God has promised.’ – Desperate Prayers for … [Read more...]

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...]

Homecoming at Caney Head Church

Caney Head United Methodist Church will celebrate its Homecoming this Sunday, June 2. The programs begins at 10:30 AM and the church address is 1304 Caney Head Rd, Roopville, GA. All are invited to attend. … [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...]