Good ol’ days were good, but better awaits

Good ol’ days were good, but better awaits

I spent some time over the holidays thinking about the past. Not in a regretful sort of way, but with a good dose of romantic nostalgia. I was reminis...

December 30th, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Dec. 31— The deacons of Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church will spearhead the “Watch Night Service” starting at 10:30 p.m. with a ca...

December 29th, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Dec. 31— The deacons of Sandhill Missionary Baptist Church will spearhead the “Watch Night Service” starting at 10:30 p.m. with a ca...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


The ‘spittin’ image’ of what Jesus would do

The ‘spittin’ image’ of what Jesus would do

A neglected theology book from my shelf, layered with dust and giving off that familiar “old book smell,” has a section entitled, “I...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Tar Heel Baptist Church partners with Plain View Primary School

Tar Heel Baptist Church partners with Plain View Primary School

TAR HEEL — On Friday, Dec. 16, members of the Tar Heel Baptist Church Gospel Project Sunday School Class delivered 30 goodie bags filled with a ...

December 19th, 2016 |  


Jesus offers us exactly what we need

Jesus offers us exactly what we need

In describing the birth of Jesus the writer of the Gospel of John said, “He came unto his own but his own received him not.” As the Christ...

December 16th, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Dec. 17— The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church clothes closet will be open from 8 to 11 a.m. ​Their food pantry, “From His Ta...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Advent services in Bladen County

Advent services in Bladen County

Courtesy photoFr. Gerry Blackburn of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church and the Rev. Edwin Ferguson of Mt. Zion AME Zion Church pose after this ...

December 12th, 2016 |  


Ordinary name, but an extraordinary character

Ordinary name, but an extraordinary character

Some people own their name in a way that defies all others. For example, when you read “Elvis” on this page, mostly likely your mind goes ...

December 9th, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Dec. 10— True Vine Holiness Church, located at 1503 Harrelson Road in Clarkton, will host a Christmas concert and dinner at 4 p.m. The special g...

December 8th, 2016 |