Features: Faith

Jan. 18, 2014 @ 10:02 AM

Change or die: a plea to fellow churches

The average church in America has fewer than 30 people on a given Sunday morning, most of them being senior adults. It won’t be long before they too will be on the real estate market.


Jan. 18, 2014 @ 09:55 AM

New Sandy Creek to host GriefShare sessions

New Sandy Creek Baptist Church will hold night GriefShare sessions beginning in February for those who have experienced the death of a family member or friend.


Jan. 10, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

Give testimony to spread God's word

Our testimony to others is a seed planted about the goodness of the Lord and will help their faith in God grow.


Jan. 03, 2014 @ 06:52 PM

Seeing the signs, seeking their meaning

The Christmas Carol “We Three Kings” will be sung this Sunday in many churches as Epiphany is celebrated. Traditionally, Epiphany is on Jan. 6, marking the end of the 12 days of Christmas with the visit of the Magi.


Dec. 27, 2013 @ 08:53 PM

Those who seek God will find Him

Growing up we had a couple of great dogs, Scruffy and her son Roscoe. My brother named Roscoe after Roscoe P. Coltrane from “The Dukes of Hazard”. So you know the time frame that I am talking about.


Dec. 27, 2013 @ 07:03 PM

‘Dinner with Pastors’ held in Wise

The Warren County Chapter of the Warren County Training School and the North Warren High School Alumni & Friends Association recently held its annual “Dinner with Pastors” at the Wise Campus.


Dec. 20, 2013 @ 06:03 PM

Celebrating two Christmases

Since I was a little child, I have always been aware of two different Christmases that take place in the same season. In one, we sing songs about Santa Claus and Rudolph and in the other we sing "Silent Night" and "Away in the Manger."


Dec. 13, 2013 @ 08:12 PM

Becoming changed men

The story of the shepherds contained within the Gospel account according to Luke is a story that is often missed. It was the story of the first evangelistic outreach in history.


Dec. 06, 2013 @ 07:06 PM

Getting ready for Christmas

The Advent season enables us to get a proper start on finding the full meaning of Christmas. Nothing worth doing happens without preparation. A truly memorable celebration of Christmas demands some getting ready. We have to start soon enough.


Nov. 30, 2013 @ 10:17 AM

Oasis of Hope Ministries donates gift bags to teachers

Dr. Frank Polakiewiez (center) accepts a gift bag donation from Thaddeus Alston, Pastor Catherine Sledge (at left), Chalis Sledge and Alvin Sledge (at right).