The holidays are upon us – Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s. Last year, while with extended family, I was asked abruptly, “When you gonna have you some babies?” I don’t remember what I said. But I remember not being startled by this. Why? Because the year before, a relative described me as “the sister with a […]
Scripture for today: John 11:1-44As a parent, sometimes I have to tell my children “no.” To put it in perspective, my five-year-old son asks for candy every minute of the day, he wants a four-wheeler and a shotgun for Christmas, and he would like a baby brother.Sometimes it is in our best interest when someone […]
John 11:1-4, 38-45Randy Jacoby, pastorFirst Baptist Church, Folkston“It’s not about you.”With this declaration, Rick Warren opened his 2002 bestseller “The Purpose Driven Life.” He went on to unpack the reality that if you want to find your purpose in life, you need to look to God.Contrary to Warren’s words, many in the culture today, including […]
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