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Church News

  • Christians should be on offense about marriage

    Ideas are not formed in a vacuum. Every book we read, every song we hear, every thought we think has been influenced by someone else.
    I often say that it is rare today to find a purely original thought. It was 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant who influenced Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel who influenced Karl Marx who influenced communist leaders Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, whose influences still affect our world today.

  • Open Hands plans benefit motorcycle ride

     From staff reports
    Open Hands Community Food Pantry will host a benefit motorcycle ride on Saturday, July 13 with registration beginning at 11 a.m. and kick stands up at 12:30 p.m.
    The ride will begin and end at the food pantry, according to a press release from Open Hands.
    All proceeds will go to the food pantry to support its mission.
    Door prizes will also be awarded at the event, and a meal will be provided by the pantry after the ride.
    There will be plaques for the best and worst hands.

  • Church Briefs: 7-3-13

    Pigeon Fork Baptist plans Bible school
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
    Activities are planned for children from age 3 through those who have completed the sixth grade, according to a news release.
    The week centers on the theme “The Kingdom Chronicles.

    VBS at Glensboro Christian

  • Court rulings show laissez-faire philosophy of life

    When the Supreme Court last week issued its rulings concerning Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, to say I was not surprised is an understatement.
    Although I was hoping for a different outcome, I had already prepared myself for this ruling; this has been coming for some time.
    Our culture is ripe for such a shift. The moral fabric of our nation had begun to rend long before last Wednesday; the rulings of the court were simply indicative of the direction we are heading as a society.

  • Church Briefs: 6-26-13

    Capital City Christian Church to host Down East Boys concert
    Capital City Christian Church in Frankfort will host the Down East Boys in concert on June 29 at 7 p.m.
    Attendees are asked that they give a $10 donation at the door.
    Doors will be open for seating at 6:15 p.m.
    For more information, contact Jon at 502-695-1188.

    Mount Eden Christian to host
    July Fourth yard sale

  • Is your church watering down God’s message?

    “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also the Greek.” (Romans 1:16)

  • Church briefs: 6-19-13

    Pigeon Fork hosts homecoming
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church special Homecoming service will be held June 23 at 11 a.m.
    The Rev. Brian Owens will be preaching and New Vision Gospel will be singing. The public is welcome. Pigeon Fork Baptist Church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road, Lawrenceburg.

    St. Lawrence Catholic to host
    yard sale and craft bazaar
    St. Lawrence Catholic Church will host its first yard sale and craft bazaar June 22 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Plan B pill ruling a victory for ‘abortion industry’

    Last week the U.S. Justice Department opted out of pursuing any legal action against the April ruling of District Judge Edward Korman that eradicated any age-restrictions on the purchase of Plan B Emergency Contraceptive, or the so-called “morning after” pill. Unsurprisingly, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards is quoted in an article on Politico.com as saying that this decision represented a “huge breakthrough for access to birth control and a historic moment for women’s health and equity.”

  • Church briefs: 6-12-13

    Mount Eden Christian
    welcomes new pastor
    The Mount Eden Christian Church family welcomes Larry Clarke as its senior minister. Clarke’s first Sunday was April 28. He resides in Lawrenceburg with his wife, Renita, and their daughter, Elizabeth. Their oldest daughter, Sarah, is married and lives in Frankfort.
    Clarke brings years of secular experience as well as ministry experience to the pulpit, according to a press release.

  • God knows more about you than ‘Big Brother’ ever will

    The suspicions of conspiracy theorists seem to have been confirmed in recent weeks with the revelation that the IRS has been targeting specific groups and individuals for stricter scrutiny, such as members of the tea party movement, religious groups and other so-called conservative entities; it seems that even some families who have adopted were placed under their microscope.
    To add fuel to the fire, it now seems that the NSA has been collecting surveillance data from United States citizens through the monitoring of phone calls and e-mails.