ALPHARETTA — A handful of days before Thanksgiving, Ozden Mansoori walks through the grocery store filling her shopping cart with seasonal items. Turkey, check. Cranberries, check. Raw vegetable tray, check. Multiple ingredients for Persian salad, check The Turkish-born citizen works her way through her list as she builds on the ingredients for this year’s feast […]
Assaults on religious liberty nationwide should spur us as never before to preach our convictions.
On Sunday, Oct. 25, First Baptist Church in Ellijay screened the movie and hosted a question and answer session with Senator Josh McKoon and the film’s director Ken Carpenter.
Daniel 2:13-21, 26-28a William Harrell Interim pastor First Baptist Church, Wrens It’s time to pray Daniel 2:13-16 Scripture says King Nebuchadnezzar had a dream, but it faded from him. I’m sure we’ve all had that experience ourselves. We realize we dreamed the night before, but are unable to recall exactly what it was all about. […]
Following on the heels of a movement that began growing out of Coffee County this summer, a prayer gathering is set to take place in downtown Atlanta Oct. 8 across the street from the state capitol. Stand and Pray Georgia will be held from 12-2 p.m. at Liberty Plaza. The need for the event, says planners, is […]
Updated 7:02 a.m. Monday, Sept. 14 There was a time when I never thought it would happen in America. I knew it had happened in Nazi Germany, in Communist China, and in nations dominated by Totalitarianism. I just never thought it would happen in “the land of the free and the home of the […]
God bless the Raiders and their fans Georgia high school football started off last weekend with the usual fanfare and excitement. The season’s first game for West Laurens High School in Dexter was no exception, but the moments prior to the kickoff were notable indeed. Traditionally, the school’s marching band performed great songs of faith […]
The Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) based in Madison, WI has issued letters to 20 universities around the country – including Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia – to disassociate themselves from chaplains associated for the football programs.