RENFROE -- Shiloh United Methodist Church is offering something unique to those wanting to get more into the Christmas spirit.
Does being able to pass a Bible Trivia test really matter in the scope of eternity? Will God give you more rewards in Heaven because you memorized facts about Scripture?
A lot of folks are do-it-yourself-ers these days with the cost of labor so high. But in the spiritual realm, we can't think we'll save money, time or effort in getting right with God.
While Alabama and Auburn football players will line up on the gridiron on Saturday to see who has the best team, the winner of the Seventh Annual Iron Bowl Food Drive has already been determined.
He owes nobody an explanation for what he chooses to do. He doesn't have to check with anyone to get their permission before he does it.
There have been "The Gospel According to …" books published on everything from "Star Wars" to Starbucks, from The Beatles to Harry Potter. There are books on the gospel according to superheroes, Disney, even the alternative rock band Radiohead.
SYLACAUGA -- A Communitywide Thanksgiving Unity Service will be Sunday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 105 E. Spring St., Sylacauga.
I can honestly tell you and everyone else who believes bullying was the root-cause of declining membership, nothing can be further from the truth.
SYLACAUGA -- The Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church, 319 West Park Street in Sylacauga, will honor pastor Dr. Manuell Smith III and his wife, Shirley C. Smith, for 30 years of service Sunday at 11 a.m.
Nationally, Baptist churches have declined from a high of 16,600,000 members in 2005 to a low in 2015 of 15,295,000 -- a decline of 8.5 percent.
TALLADEGA -- Bob Gene McBride, a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church in Talladega, devoted his life to serving children: nearly 30 years at the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind, and more than 60 years at Camp Mac.
TALLADEGA -- A program celebrating the 17th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Edward S. Bolton Sr. and elect lady Sis. Kathleen Bolton will be at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Talladega on Sunday, Nov. 13, at 2:30 p.m.
"I exhort therefore, that first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men; for kings and for all that are in authority ..." (1 Tim. 2:1-2).
It was in 2011 that the college sent me to a conference in Boston. On a free afternoon I rented a car and drove to Lexington and Concord--the birthplace of the American Revolution where shots were fired heard around the world. I'd not intended to go, but I saw a sign declaring Walden Pond at…
TALLADEGA -- A group of pastors met Thursday night at Coosa Street Church of God in Talladega to pray for godliness and righteous in the nation’s leaders going into next week’s elections.
Some will stick with their long-held political allegiances. Others will retreat to the philosophy of choosing the lesser of two evils. But for those of us who are Christians, whose hearts are in allegiance to God, we should vote our conscience.
When Jesus took bread and wine and spoke these words, “Take, eat; this is My body ... Drink of it, all of you, for this is My blood of the covenant” ... what did He mean?
BIRMINGHAM -- Several locations in the Birmingham area will serve as collection sites this year for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child -- the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind.