TALLADEGA -- Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church celebrated College/Greek Unity Sunday on Feb. 19.
I was the new pastor at the church, and a deacon took me to meet a senior saint. She greeted us at the door and said, "I've been wanting to meet the new preacher, and my, you're just a boy!"
Are you content with the house you live in? What about the job you have? The amount of money you make? Do you find yourself always comparing yourself to others, wishing you could trade places with them?
ST. CLAIR COUNTY -- A hidden jewel in St. Clair County that has received national fame in gospel music is Odenville’s Dale Jones.
You are cordially invited to the 10th appreciation honoring Pastor Isaac and Sis. Rosalind Richardson at Africa Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 2:30 p.m.
The biblical doctrine of spiritual gifts is refreshing and liberating. It declares every believer is a vital part of the body of Christ, the church, and has a function to perform.
What should a Christian do, what do you think, how do you respond to a leader that maybe you didn’t vote for, and in many ways don’t agree with? How do you, as Jesus commanded, render unto Cesar?
Sadly, many do not have the right understanding of the proper role family (biological and spiritual) should play in the Christian life. Instead, many have (perhaps unknowingly) placed family on a platform above or equal to the worship of God.
When we hear the word “idol,” our mind usually goes to wooden statues or golden calves in the Old Testament. In the Bible, idol worship seemed to be a recurring problem for God’s people. Is “idol worship” an issue today? Do God’s people still struggle with ascribing worth and worship to crea…
Many of us are tormented with “what if’s” in our lives. “What if I’d gone to the doctor sooner?” or “What if I’d not driven that route that day?” or “What if I’d been morally stronger?”
The group is made up of vocalist Carmen Burns and Letinna Smoot Wilson, of Sylacauga; Seretha Smoot Walton and Patrice Smoot Swain, of Alpine. Members of the band Power, specifically Hubert Walton, Nathaniel Seals Jr., LaFrederick Kirkland, Andre Swain and Torrie Lee, handle the music and arrangements.
Kingston Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Byron White said plans are in motion to build a Christian Life Center to serve the Alpine community and beyond.
New Beginning Missionary Baptist Church in Pell City has a long list of gospel groups slated for the 2016 End of the Year Gospel Explosion.
While the majority are not, some churches are cancelling their regular scheduled worship services on Christmas day. The phenomenon is growing each year. It has resulted in heated debate in the church and on social media.