September 17, 2019

Pastoral Nuggets: Getting the Corruption Out

My momma was a sage. She had a way of boiling her wisdom down to simple little sayings, that even as a child, I could understand. However, I later discovered that some of her sagely sayings were not grounded in as much scientific fact as she asserted. She was just manipulating my behavior! Sayings like: “Don’t cross your eyes; they’ll get stuck that way,” … [Read more...]

Friends and Family Day at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church

Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church 385 Old Field Rd Franklin, GA 30217 Rev. Henry Smoke, Sr. Pastor   Invite you to join us as we celebrate Friends and Family Day Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 3:00 P. M. Guest Speaker Rev. Milton Reeves Pastor of Rising Star Baptist Church Fayetteville, Georgia We look forward to you worshiping with us! … [Read more...]

Heard County Singing Convention

Heard County Singing Convention (Centralhatchee, GA) -- Please join the Heard County Singing Convention for its Fall Session on Sunday September 29, 2019. We will sing with Centralhatchee First Baptist Church (212 Church Street Franklin, GA 30217). The singing will begin at 10:30 AM. A covered dish dinner will be served. Singing will continue after … [Read more...]

WOW is back at Centralhatchee First Baptist

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- WOW is back at Centralhatchee First Baptist Church and after ten incredible years we are excited about new ideas, new teachers, new classes, new faces and new curriculum which adds up to a whole new world of fun! All the fun starts at 5:30 pm each Wednesday night. W.O.W. also provides a study for our adults (18 and over) beginning at … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Because You Are His

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's … 1st Corinthians 6: 9 & 10. Leadership Magazine once published an article about the 1995 Disney Movie, Toy Story. The … [Read more...]

Homecoming/Revival at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church

(Franklin, GA) -- Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 385 Old Field Rd, Franklin, GA  invite you to join us as we celebrate our Annual Homecoming and Revival. Homecoming Celebration is Sunday, August 25, 2019: Pastor Henry L Smoke, Sr. will be the Speaker at 11:30 AM. At 2:00 pm the Guest Speaker will be Rev. Keith Lewis, Pastor of Flint Ridge Baptist … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: It Happened – Just This Way

Proverbs 17:22(KJV) says, “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.” So, I think that from time-to-time it does all of us good to laugh – even if it is at somebody else’s expense! Speaking of laughter, I am convinced that sometimes the Lord looks down from heaven, sees me, and starts belly laughing! I have a vision … [Read more...]

The Browders in Concert at Ridgeway Baptist Church

[Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Old Friends

“Most of the time, a kid doesn’t think about what he’s doing or why.  This is the privilege of childhood.” ~ Robert Fulghum. As I read the quote above, my mind went back a couple of weeks to a Homecoming service that I was blessed to be asked to preach at my home church. One of my childhood friends attended the services that day. He’s one of those rare … [Read more...]

‘Trafficking Hope’ event at Franklin First Baptist Church

(Franklin, GA) -- Franklin First Baptist Church will be hosting a free community event on Saturday, August 17 from 10:00 AM until Noon. Come learn about the realities of human trafficking and how we can stand against these injustices. Guest speakers will include Amy Wagar and Lt. Darren Beams. Amy has been active with her church in fighting sex … [Read more...]