Reflections is a weekly devotional column written by Michael J. Brooks, pastor of the Siluria Baptist Church in Alabaster. The church's website issiluriabaptist.com.
Eight times the church is described as worshiping in the book of Acts, and each time was on the first day of the week rather than the seventh. Every worship day was a reminder of the resurrection.
Reflections is a weekly devotional column written by Michael J. Brooks, pastor of the Siluria Baptist Church in Alabaster. The church's website is siluriabaptist.com.
God was present at the cross, and he showed us that he loves us in spite of disobedience, that he offers forgiveness to all and that he wants to be our partner in building a life filled with hope.
“The important feature may be not ‘how’ he died but rather ‘whether’ he died.” Some believe that Jesus did not die on the cross.
The ‘Sallgood Band of Springville First United Methodist Church and Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church recently played and sang for the Jubilee Group at Centre United Methodist Church.
Part of Boys State was the military regime of morning calisthenics and marching to meals and classes. Some of the City Nine boys decided to invent marching cadences with profanity and sexual references.
I’ve jokingly told folks over the years that I’ve had a blessed ministry since I once shook hands with Billy Graham, “and the glory of God spilled out all over me!”
CROPWELL – Coosa Valley Church of God will celebrate the third anniversary of its pastor on Sunday, March 18, with a Pastor Appreciation Day.
Has it been awhile since you’ve heard great hymns like "I’ll Fly Away," "Heaven’s Jubilee," "It is Well With My Soul," "In the Sweet Forever," "Just A Little Talk With Jesus," and many, many others? Don’t miss this great opportunity ...
“Having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works which they observe, glorify God ...”
In honor of Billy Graham, who died this morning, I submit this column, which was originally published 11 years ago in recognition of the dedication of the Billy Graham Library.
We had an interesting Sunday school lesson recently about disciples of John the Baptist. One was Apollos, who didn’t know much, or anything, about Jesus, but was a first-rate preacher. He reminds me of the old description of a fanatic: one who has lost sight of any objective but has redouble…
In the summer of 1872, a revival was held in the building of the Baptist Church in Springville. People of all denominations came for the camp meeting.