It’s been said that football is a religion in Alabama. Sadly, this is often the case.
“Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue” is an old rhyme repeated at weddings. I’ve known many brides through the years who’ve been creative in order to include these items in their bridal attire.
A man in Ft. Worth, Texas, once told me that he died and went to hell. He looked up and saw a bright light. Jesus told him he could return to the living if he would tell everyone of his experience.
I told Alexa to play “oldies” for me while doing some menial work last week, and soon she played a familiar song: “The House Of The Rising Sun.” This was never among my personal favorites, but it did bring back memories of a disruption at a Birmingham church because of it.
Is there a direct correlation between miracles and belief? In other words, do miracles performed by Christians guarantee that unbelievers will believe in Jesus Christ? This dynamic was recently posed to me in a discussion. Without consideration of the ongoing debate concerning apostolic gift…
Years ago students had to relocate to attend theological seminary. I often joke that when I was young, we had seminaries to attend, not just click on! The rise of internet study has dramatically changed modern education. Nevertheless, my new bride and I packed up and moved to Louisville, ou…
Dale and Jena Forehand with Stained Glass Ministries will share the biblical perspective on marriage at Eden Westside Baptist Church Sept. 6-8.
I'll never forget the family I met at a neighboring church years ago while leading a Bible study. They were happy in their church, I thought, but several years later they presented themselves for membership in our church. The interesting thing is that there was another church in between, so …
Instead of a soapbox derby, this event at Riverside Baptist Church was called a junk box car derby. Pastor Ken Maddox said nothing could be purchased, and the car had to be built with items found around the home. No motors and feet off the ground. The event was held Saturday, and Maddox said…
I was delivering a Sunday night sermon years ago at the end of a long day. The congregation began laughing for no explicable reason, so I stopped and asked about this.
As believers living in a secular state, we should fight for the rights of all faiths to be protected, not just our own. Religious liberty must be fair across the board.
ASHVILLE – Shane Bearden, pastor of Flow Church in Ashville, is quick to say that when God is doing miraculous and wonderful things, that is when Satan is hard at work trying to destroy God’s people.
The fourth anniversary of the Rev. Nathaniel and Sis. Rosa Ashley at Bloominglight Baptist Church, 1702 Bloominglight Road, Pell City, will be Sunday, June 23, at 2:30 p.m.
Casual readers come to 1 Corinthians 13 and hear comforting words concerning “love.” Hallmark cards import these words for every happy occasion: mother’s day, birthdays, anniversaries, etc. They are some of the most beautiful words in human language.
PELL CITY -- The Chapel in the Pines kicked off its summer services this past Sunday at Pell City Lakeside Park, and released a schedule of speakers for the next six weeks.
In February 2019, Jon Glass accepted the call to pastor Cropwell Baptist, a church that has ministered to the Coosa Valley area since 1888. Jon and Matthea are parents of six children; a son was still-born – a grief he shared with me over lunch one day. Glass commented that his and Matthea’s…
The play, “Victory of the Cross,” written by Loretta Brasher and Denisha Clark, mother and daughter, will start at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 20. Doors to the church in Pell City will open at 5.
PELL CITY -- Eden Westside Baptist Church in Pell City is holding a special “Turn Your Radio On” singing Sunday, March 24.