January 20, 2020

Pastoral Nuggets: Finishing Well

Today’s column is the final column in a series of three I have written regarding how as Christians we can be successful in 2020. The first was entitled: He Fights. The second was entitled: He Forgives. I hope you will be blessed by today’s column, entitled: “Finishing Well.” I suppose there comes a time in everybody’s life when we realize we are not … [Read more...]

Revival at Ridgeway Baptist Church

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Pastoral Nuggets: He Forgives

January 6-8, 2020 at 7:00 PM nightly, I will be preaching revival services at Hogansville First Baptist Church. I mention this, not just to invite you to be with us, (and I do hope you will come; I would love to meet you!) but to tell you that unless the Lord changes my mind, the column I wrote last week, along with this column and the one I plan to write … [Read more...]

Historic Heard County Church Closes Doors After 125 Years

(Franklin, GA) -- One of the oldest churches in the county has closed it's doors after 125 years. The Corinth United Methodist Church in southeastern Heard County held its final service on Sunday, December 29. The historic church was originally constructed in the Corinth community in 1895. Corinth UMC has one of the smaller congregations in the North … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: He Fights

During the Civil War, one of the biggest problems President Lincoln faced, was finding a Commanding General who would actually fight. Along with his support, Lincoln gave his Generals both the men and materials they needed to be successful. These Commanding Generals spent much time training their troops and strategizing about war. However, to borrow a … [Read more...]

‘Threads of Love’ Clothing Ministry at Franklin First Baptist Church

(Franklin, GA) -- The First Baptist Church of Franklin is offering FREE clothing to those in need during the winter and holiday seasons. For more information about the 'Threads of Love' Clothing Ministry call 706-675-3776 or email clothes@fbcfranklinga.org. … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Start of the End of the Beginning

This Sunday, many will attend church Christmas plays, where children forget their lines, listen as choirs sing off key, and watch as pastors struggle to be relevant while telling the story his congregants know as well as he – the Christmas story. And all of this will be centered around the image of a Baby in a manger in Bethlehem – as well it should … [Read more...]

‘One Night in Bethlehem’ at Glenloch Baptist Church

(Glenloch, GA) --  The 2019 version of “One Night in Bethlehem” will return to Glenloch Baptist Church on December 13-15, 2019 from 6:00-8:30 PM each night. Many months of preparation goes into the re-location and re-creation of this production which is enjoyed annually by the local community. "One Night in Bethlehem" is a live version of the town of … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: The Boo-boos of Life

Recently, I was involved in a minor fender-bender type of an automobile accident. It hurt my feelings more than anything else. I babied that car. Now it’s got a “boo-boo” and is in the shop being repaired. But before long, it will be “de-boo-booed,” (I made up that word!) and once again, all will be right in my world. As I thought about this little … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: What Changed?

It what now seems another lifetime; I attended Troup High School in LaGrange, Georgia. I was a member of the last class that went straight from grammar school to high school. I can remember walking the halls and seeing groups of upperclassmen gathered around somebody’s locker admiring a rifle or shotgun one of them had brought to school. I can remember … [Read more...]