The inspired apostle Paul wrote, "Continue in the faith, grounded and steadfast" (Colossians 1:23). What Paul meant is that if we stop moving forward in our Christian lives, we lose ground. 

New York Yankee legend Yogi Berra said, “On our teams, everyone’s ego took a backseat to the team ego. I still like that the Yankees still don’t put players’ names on their backs. The team’s identity is more important.”

A noted Alabama pastor often has opportunity to speak to younger ministers, and he insists they’ll face three certainties: discouragement, fatigue and criticism. This is not all they’ll face, but it is certainly a part of ministry.

Pastor and Lady Cortney Keith and the Mt. Zion Baptist church family are proud to announce the ministerial ordination service of Minister Keawong Cross of Anniston on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Stockdale. The theme for the service is “Next Level.”