August 4, 2021

FREE YARD SALE: First Baptist Church Franklin

FREE YARD SALE (Franklin, GA) -- First Baptist Church Franklin will be hosting a FREE YARD SALE this Saturday, July 31 from 9:00 AM until noon at the FBC gym (222 Main Street) in Downtown Franklin. All items are FREE including furniture, household items, toys, clothes, tools, and more! … [Read more...]

Olive Branch Church Youth Car Wash Fundraiser

Olive Branch Youth Car Wash (Franklin, GA) -- Pastor Rodney Roquemore and the youth of Olive Branch Baptist Church located at 40 Frolona Raod in Franklin cordially invite you to join us June 12, 2021 from 9:00 AM until noon for our annual youth car wash. Donations will be accepted for all cars washed. All proceeds will be used to help youth learn more … [Read more...]

Blaine Bowman at CFBC

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- If you love good music and great Christian comedy mark your calendar for Sunday, June 13th at 11 AM! Blaine Bowman and his wife, Christine will be at Centralhatchee First Baptist Church. They are always a favorite at CFBC! Blaine has been nominated in recent years for the "Comedian of the Year" award from the Country Gospel Music … [Read more...]

Homecoming Concert at Centralhatchee First Baptist

Homecoming Concert! (Centralhatchee, GA) -- Centralhatchee First Baptist Church is honored to announce Appointed Quartet, from Tunnel Hill, GA will be in concert with us on Homecoming Sunday, May 2nd. Appointed Quartet is a multi-talented, Southern gospel group that loves to minister with song, testimony, and comedy. They will join us during the 10:00 … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Philosophical Ponderings by Brother Aaron

In my older age, I find myself becoming somewhat more philosophical about life. In a more logical, calmer, deeper thinking sort of way, I am coming to the realization that life, as we know it, is just not that complicated. Is it confusing? Yes! Is it frustrating? Yes! Is it always fair? No! And even though it is not complicated - often, we are the ones … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: 5 Life-lessons we can learn from Humpty Dumpty

“Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king's horses and all the king's men, couldn't put Humpty together again.” This is the common text from the 1954 version of this nursery rhyme. And according to Wikipedia, is the best-known version in the English language. There are some tremendous truths, or life-lessons, we can learn … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Horton Hatches the Egg — An Easter Story

As you read the title of this week’s column, “Horton Hatches the Egg – an Easter Story”, I’m sure you probably thought something like, “Huh?  Has he lost his mind?” Well, to answer your question, no I haven’t lost my mind. In Theodor Geisel’s (Dr. Seuss) book, “Horton Hatches the Egg,” we find many similarities and character traits between Horton the … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: When You Become the Pastor

The names are not important. But she called me this afternoon to give me an update on her husband of 43 years, who is under home hospice care. She told me that he was not doing well and that the hospice nurse had told her that it appeared to her that he had started to make his transition. Now she assured her that she was not God, but it appeared that he … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Things I Heard Somebody Else Say While on My Way Somewhere Else

As most of you know, I am a High-Tech Redneck Preacher. I carry my iPhone with me most everywhere I go. And when I hear somebody say something profound, I whup that thing out, open the notes feature, and quickly write down whatever it was I heard them say that I liked. I have to do it quickly, because if I do not, I will forget it! Then, when I am seeking … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Buddies

My oldest son, who is now 45-years-old, was somewhere around 10-years-old when my wife taught him a tremendous life lesson. He needed some new tennis shoes. So, my wife loaded him and his sisters into the car and made her way to K-mart in LaGrange. On the way there she told him not to expect Nike’s or some expensive name brand shoe. She explained to him … [Read more...]