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Religion

  • Operation Christmas collection underway

    First Baptist Church is bringing Christmas cheer to Carrollton as it prepares to serve as a collection point for Operation Christmas Child.  Soon, with the help of local volunteers, the site will be brimming with festively wrapped shoe boxes full of gifts.

  • CHURCH BRIEFS

    Revival to be held at Wesleyan church
    Carrollton Wesleyan Church, 216 Third Street in Carrollton, will hold a revival Nov. 11-14. John Coffey will serve as the evangelist, with singers Rick and Jodi Mahoney. Services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship services at 10:30 a.m. Evening services on Sunday are at 6 p.m. Pastor Johnny Haynes and his congregation invite everyone to attend.
    Bethlehem program planned for Dec. 2-4

  • Church: Why bother? How to address this with teens

    A few weeks ago my youngest daughter came home for a quick visit on her way to a wedding and a football game.
    At 27, she has long outgrown her terrible teen years, although she still has a bit of an edge. That’s just Laura.
    When she was 14 or 15 she was into a grunge stage, very Kurt Cobain-Pearl Jam-Stone Temple Pilots. She’d wear pants big enough to fit two sumo wrestlers and heavy, bump-toe combat boots — to church. Hey, I was just glad she came to church back then and I wasn’t about to quibble over what she wore.

  • Fall event is Saturday at Mt. Hermon

    Mt. Hermon Baptist Church will be holding a Fall Festival, Nov. 7, 2010, at 2 p.m.  at Kings Ridge Road, Hwy, 1226, in Bedford. Come join them for  hay rides, hotdogs and marshmallow roasts, with inflatables and games for the children.

  • The Almighty’s ways are beyond finding out but faith and moral order guards us on the journey

    As you read this article today, I know you have more important things to think about than beetles, but have you ever wondered why there are so many different species of beetles?  There are a lot of them, and the why of it has enthralled biologists for years.  You might even say it has “bugged” them.