Religion Calendar

Oct. 16— Men’s Ministry Game night will take place at 7 p.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church in Elizabethtown. The church is located at...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Give God your all

Give God your all

If you read my stories much at all then you probably already know that my mother and I pet sit my granddaughter’s pug, Allie. Dogs have always b...

October 9th, 2015 |  


Let darkness do its good

Let darkness do its good

“Life is a series of passages; movements from one stage of living to another,” a friend told me. These stages aren’t like the ascend...

October 9th, 2015 |  


Round Branch Baptist to celebrate 100 years

Round Branch Baptist to celebrate 100 years

BLADENBORO —Bladen County has its share of churches that have celebrated 100 years in existence. On Sunday, Oct. 11, another will join the ranks...

October 4th, 2015 |  


Come sit at the Communion Table

Come sit at the Communion Table

Presbyterian Pastor Stephanie Anthony tells a story of when she was a summer missionary in Ghana, celebrating communion at a local church. Stephanie s...

October 2nd, 2015 |  


Look for less of yourself, more of Jesus

Look for less of yourself, more of Jesus

The Apostle Paul wrote: “I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” There’s no way he could have anticipated how tho...

September 25th, 2015 |  


It’s more than we can bear

It’s more than we can bear

Legendary animator Chuck Jones created or produced some of the greatest cartoons, working on projects ranging from “Bugs Bunny” to “...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Mimic a dog’s life and be happy

Mimic a dog’s life and be happy

In one of his better quips, Mark Twain said, “The more I know about people, the better I like my dog.” Amen, sir, as there are so many rea...

September 11th, 2015 |  


Nobody should strive to bowl alone

Nobody should strive to bowl alone

Sociologist Robert Putnam wrote a book some years ago entitled, “Bowling Alone.” Bowling, unbelievably, is the most participated in sport ...

September 4th, 2015 |  


Baptized

Baptized

ContributedDemetrius and Anthony Wooten were baptized on Sunday, July 26, at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Elizabethtown. The Rev. Geral...

August 26th, 2015 |