Reflections is a weekly devotional column written by Michael J. Brooks, pastor of the Siluria Baptist Church in Alabaster.
Minister Paul Brasher, his wife, Laurie, and former Alabama Sen. Hank Erwin, who was a Christian radio broadcaster, are organizing a 10-day trip to Israel.
“It’s going to be for all the kids. It always worries me about kids going out trick-or-treating. This will be so much safer.”
Giving has always been an important way to worship and to invest in the Lord's work. It's also a spiritual barometer that measures our love for God. Jesus said, "Where your treasure is, there is your heart also" (Matthew 6:21). The principle is that our hearts follow our treasure.
Mayors, police and fire chiefs, judges, school superintendents and other city leaders from Pell City, Lincoln, Riverside, Leeds, Moody, Odenville, Ashville, Steele, Ragland, Argo and Margaret have been invited to participate in this special service.
The Christian Love Pantry provides non-perishable food items to families in need. The nonprofit held an official ribbon-cutting for the new storage room on Monday.