Jesus can see behind the curtains we put up

But I know your sitting down and your going out and coming in, and your raging against me. More...

Father’s Day service Sunday at Compassionate Ministries

Compassionate Ministries of Roxboro will host a Father’s Day service this Sunday.  The guest speaker will be Pastor Langston Logan. of Lawson Chapel Baptist Church. He will be joined by members of the congregation from that church. More...

In God, there are greater things to behold

Let me share here the same verse in a couple different ways: The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge. [and] Intelligent people are always ready to learn. Their ears are open for knowledge. More...

Paylor called to serve Quinn’s Chapel AME

Quinn’s Chapel AME Church celebrated a new milestone May 18 as the congregation welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Devin D. Paylor. More...

Let’s get to THE Main, main point

[Jesus said] Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you. More...

We all begin as the walking dead

And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience – among whom we all once lived i More...

Church names interim

Florence Avenue Baptist Church has called the Rev. Herbert Brown as its interim pastor.  More...

Fan, Fanatic, or Foolish?

Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the Lord! … Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. More...

How your generation views God

Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of my mouth! I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings from of old, things that we have heard and known, that our fathers have told us. More...

My Life Matters plans prayer walk

The My Life Matters- Middle team will hold a prayer walk from 6-7 p.m. More...

Pride blocks God’s wisdom

Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth. More...

Walking in the spirit solidifies our faith

If we live by the spirit, let us also keep in step with the spirit. … Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. … as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. More...

Cogdill to deliver Garrett Lecture

Roxboro Baptist Church will present Dr. More...

Church honors support team

New Ephesus Baptist Church in Semora honored its administrative support team during the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, April 22.  Each member was thanked for their services, pinned with a pink corsage and presented with a gift card. More...

Tune in to understand God

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? … Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered. More...

Understanding your salvation

These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God. (1 John 5:13 KJV)   More...

We are born again and alive

Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. More...

How could it be a Good Friday?

OLD TESTAMENT: “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: … ” Isaiah 9:6  NEW TESTAMENT: “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. More...

Abiding faith will make us stronger

But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ. More...

Church news, announcements due by Wednesday

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Part of the meaning of the cross

For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. More...

Put Christianity first with intensity

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. (Matthew 6:33 ESV)  Do you ever think about the intensity of Christian life?  More...

Disappointment often turns out for the best

Old testament: “Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.” I Chronicles 16:29  More...

Our equality is rooted in our creator

You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. More...

Olive Hill Baptist Church celebrates pastor anniversary

The congregation of Olive Hill Baptist Church will celebrate the fifth anniversary of the pastorate of the Rev. More...

Consider our conception of God

And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!” (Luke 1:28 ESV)  More...

Church news, announcements due by Wednesday

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Dealing with bullies as a Christian

OLD TESTAMENT: “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6   NEW TESTAMENT: “When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child:.. More...

Can we learn to forgive each other?

“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you…If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. More...

Presentation addresses heart-healthy lifestyle

Dr. Tori Bradsher, a cardiologist at Person Memorial Hospital, will give a free presentation on the importance of a hearthealthy lifestyle from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 27 in the classroom at the hospital.  More...

Church news, announcements due by Wednesday

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Don’t let yourself get preoccupied

“And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, ‘If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. More...

A divided self will come to ruin

And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand: (Matthew 12:25 KJV)  More...

Some thoughts on missional calling

Now the 11 disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw him they worshipped him, but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. More...

Making the best use of your time

“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. More...

Growing as a Christian

OLD TESTAMENT: “And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots: And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear More...

Vows not meant to be taken lightly

“When you vow a vow to God, do not delay paying it, for he has no pleasure in fools. Pay what you vow.” (Ecclesiastes 5:4, English Standard Version)   Vows are a big deal. More...

Special Olympics registration underway

Special Olympics and Person County and the Recreation, Arts, and Parks Department would like to announce that registration for the Spring Local Games is going on now through April 13, 2018.  More...

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Finding strength through grace

“So Jesus again said to them, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. I am the door. More...

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Vow taking and breaking / resolutions

But most of all, my brothers and sisters, never take an oath, by heaven or earth or anything else. Just say a simple yes or no, so that you will not sin and be condemned. (James 5:12 NLT)   Vow taking and / or breaking is a serious matter.  More...

Sent lamb, coming lion

Then I saw in the right hand of him who was seated on the throne a scroll written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals. More...

The Light

You  are my sunshine, my light, my glow, And even with heartaches I will always know, That You are good, no bad intent, And it is for this cause that you were sent.  For   More...

Study Shows Christians Aren’t Sharing the Gospel; Must Commit to Giving the Greatest Gift at Christmas

PHILADELPHIA — Perhaps the greatest gift born again Christians can give at Christmas is to share the same Good News the shepherds did so many centuries ago.  More...

Five Cub Scouts from Pack 223 earn God and Family awards

Five Cub Scouts, from Pack 223, earned their God and Family Awards. More...

I will love them freely

Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, for you have stumbled because of your iniquity. Take with you words and return to the LORD; say to him, “Take away all iniquity; accept what is good, and we will pay with bulls the vows of our lips. More...

World’s largest museum dedicated to the Bible marks grand opening

WASHINGTON, D.C. — One day before Museum of the Bible opened to the public, a diverse group of faith and secular leaders from around the world gathered at the eightstory, 430,000-square-foot museum in Washington, D.C. More...

Good cheer at Christmas

Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the LORD’s hand double for all her sins. More...

Church news, announcements due by Wednesday

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