Spiteful gifts should be left unopened

Spiteful gifts should be left unopened

There is a Zen story about a young, impulsive warrior who made it his ambition to depose the legendary Master of the village. Making his threats and c...

December 15th, 2017 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

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Dec. 16— A live nativity with the theme “God’s Greatest Gift: Jesus Christ” will be presented on the front lawn of the Bladen ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Dec. 16— A live nativity with the theme “God’s Greatest Gift: Jesus Christ” will be presented on the front lawn of the Bladen ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Consolation … the arrival of peace and restoration

Consolation … the arrival of peace and restoration

One of the lesser read stories of Advent is about Simeon, an old prophet who encountered the days-old Jesus and his parents in the Jewish temple. R...

December 8th, 2017 |  


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Dec. 9— Tar Heel Baptist Church will present the play “Christmas in Tar Heel” at 5:40 p.m. The play features special guests from Cla...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Christmas has quite an interesting history

Christmas has quite an interesting history

Each December many a believer enters the Holiday Wars with more energy than it takes to power Clark Griswold’s Christmas lights. “Keep Chr...

December 1st, 2017 |  


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Dec. 2— White Oak Family Worship Center will host its fourth annual oyster roast under the pavilion, located at 1932 Burney Road in White Oak. C...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Organizers hoping to expand Bladen County soup kitchen

Organizers hoping to expand Bladen County soup kitchen

ELIZABETHTOWN — Come hungry, be fed. That’s the mantra of Bladen County’s most recent new ministry, and its organizers are hoping to...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Church provides food baskets for Thanskgiving

Church provides food baskets for Thanskgiving

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church was excited about the opportunity to provide food baskets to those in need just in ...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Are you a cheerful or pressured giver?

Are you a cheerful or pressured giver?

A friend of mine rarely gets within the shadow of a church steeple. Regularly he explains to me his aversion. His family attended mass each Sunday, th...

November 24th, 2017 |