• Church News | Nov. 24, 2016

    Christmas concert to feature area churches

    The Carroll County Arts Board will present a Community Church Christmas Concert, 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9 at Carroll County Middle School.

    The concert is free, but donations will be accepted for the CCAB scholarship fund.

    The concert will feature the following churches: Carrollton Christian Church, English Christian Church, Family Worship Center, first Baptist Church, Pentecostals of Carrollton, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, United Methodist Church and Worthville Baptist Church.

  • There is so much to be thankful for this year

    Editor’s note: Nancy Kennedy has been writing an annual psalm of thanksgiving since 1999 when she first started writing her column.

    Dear God,

    Here I am again, my 17th year of making public my thanks and gratitude to you for yet another year of your faithful kindness and goodness to me.

    Lord, you and I have walked together for nearly 40 years, and even when I’ve strayed from the path, you’ve never left my side or dropped hold of my hand, even for a moment.

  • Everyone is ‘appropriate’ to go inside God’s house

    The Lord appeared to him from far away. I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you. (Jeremiah 31:3 ESV)

    Recently, I attended the funeral of a fallen police officer in a very large community.

    As I parked our city’s car among the hundreds of police cars, I was amazed at the sea of blue uniforms in attendance. But what struck me and made the topic of this column is what I heard when I got out of the car. 

  • Fall festival Nov. 13

    Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth Street in Carrollton will hold a Fall Festival, 5-7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13. Everyone welcome. Lots of games with prizes and chili cook off.

  • We live righteously because God saved us

    Paul’s writing to the Philippian’s said, I don’t want to be self righteous by obeying the law but I desire righteousness that comes by faith in Jesus Christ.

    First, let me say, I don’t believe Paul was saying we no longer need to live a righteous life. When we read Romans 6:1, Paul asked a question: “What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?”

    Then Paul answers the question. “God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?”

  • Church News |Nov. 3, 2016

    Revival Nov. 2-6 at Carrollton Wesleyan

    Revival, Carrollton Wesleyan Church, 216 Third Street Nov. 2-6 with Evangelist John Coffey, and singers, Rick and Jodi Mahoney. Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 3 through Nov. 6, 7 p.m., Sunday: S.S.: 9:30 a.m., Worship, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pastor and congregation welcome you. For more information call (502) 663-1181.

    Revival Nov. 4-6 at AP Church of the Living God

  • Pursuit of happiness
  • Polley honored at University of Dubuque Honors Alumni ceremony

    The University of Dubuque honored 10 alumni Saturday, Oct. 15, during an Alumni Recognition Breakfast held on the campus’ Myers Center Green. Among those honored was Rev. Timothy Polley (C’08, MDiv’11), of Carrollton, Kentucky. He was one of two who received the University’s Volunteer Recognition Award.

  • Blessed but anxious?

    A few thousand books about the modern scourge of “anxiety” are listed on Amazon. We read books on anxiety at an amazing clip, and we seem to be no closer to solving the problem.

  • Hymn Sing Nov. 3

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Bedford United Methodist Church,10 Fairview Circle in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3. The public is invited.