Features: Faith

Jul. 20, 2013 @ 09:02 AM

Guidelines for Faith section submissions

The Daily Dispatch publishes announcements about events and special services at area churches each week in Saturday’s edition. The deadline for submissions was changed recently.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 03:13 PM

Advice for reading the Bible

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to read the entire Bible this year — all 66 books of the Old and New Testaments?Many people sit down expecting to read the Bible from cover to cover only to be frustrated by all the details.


Jan. 09, 2015 @ 12:06 PM

Secret to the best year of your life

According to popular research, this year’s resolutions were no different than the years before — get more sleep, save money, quit smoking or drinking, and, top of the list as always, loosing weight.


Jan. 02, 2015 @ 04:58 PM

New officers

The Vance County Baptist Sunday School Convention recently elected officers for the upcoming year. Pictured are: front row, Lois Bullock (financial secretary), the Rev. Mary Anderson (president) and Linda Terry (treasurer). Second row: Lawrence Floyd (2nd vice president), Karen Foster (scholarship chairperson) and Johnny Clack (Church Council chairperson). Third row: Jackie Foster (nomination chairperson) and Early Burton (1st vice president-elect).

Jan. 02, 2015 @ 02:14 PM

Weekly programs, Jan. 4

A look ahead at activities and events in the local faith community:


Jan. 02, 2015 @ 02:04 PM

Faith announements, Jan. 3


Jan. 02, 2015 @ 01:25 PM

Leaving the past behind us

I’d like to wish a Happy New Year to all the readers of these inspirational articles. May God bless you richly with the desires of your heart for the year 2015.


Dec. 26, 2014 @ 03:17 PM

Choose to forgive

Hard choices are before us as a community of faith. As the brokenness of this world crashes over us, we cannot stand amongst the rubble and not choose.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 11:02 AM

Plank Chapel Senior Circle holds November meeting

The Plank Chapel Senior Circle met Nov. 20 in the fellowship hall of Plank Chapel Church.

 

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 11:01 AM

Keep the focus on Jesus

A few weeks ago we started to decorate the church for Christmas. The tree was taken out of the box. All of the wreaths and bows were fluffed. The garland was hung out on the porch columns and railings. Everyone there made sure all of the ornaments were in good shape and hung them all in just the right places. We only encountered a couple of problems with the lights before they all started to work.