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Church News

  • Pure Gospel, like pure country, doesn't need fireworks

    By Brian Owens

    Faith columnist

  • Church News

    Salvisa church will host
    Free Clothes Day April 7

    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor Free Clothes Day for Anderson and Mercer County residents only, Mon., April 7, from 1:30-4 p.m. Bring proof of residency, such as a photo ID.

    The church is located at 155 Sugar St., Salvisa KY 40372.  For more information, call Pam Votaw at 502.839.5626 or Charlotte Fallis at 859.865.2226.

    Westside Community Church
    announces April events calendar

  • Grace will outreach darkness of a ‘Genesis 3’ world

    Let me blunt: I do not enjoy training meetings. As foster parents, my wife and I are required to have a certain number of hours of training every year in order to keep our license and our house open to minister to children in crisis situations.

    It’s not fun, the training that is, but it is worth it.

  • Disappointment can be a blessing in disguise

    By Brian Owens

    Faith columnist

    I had accepted that my child would have Down syndrome, decided there was nothing in the world that could change my love for him. I had loved him from the moment I knew I was pregnant with him. Did I love him unconditionally? I did. But still. The pain was there.”

  • Church briefs: 3-12-14

    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ
     to hold clothing giveaway
    The Lawrenceburg Church of Christ will be hosting a clothing giveaway on Saturday, March 15 and Saturday, March 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lawrenceburg Church of Christ.
    The clothes are free for anyone who needs them, event organizers said in a release.
    The Lawrenceburg Church of Christ has a “clothing closet” where people bring clothes that no longer fit, but are in good condition, and provide help for people to have clothes after a fire or during financial difficulties.

  • Religious freedoms in peril around the world, and at home

    According to news reports, North Korean despot Kim Jong Un has apparently ordered the execution of 33 Christians who are charged with having had contact with a Baptist missionary in an attempt to start 500 underground churches in the oppressed country.

  • Church briefs: 3-5-14

    ‘Joyful Noise Gospel Choir’ concert
    to be held in Harrodsburg
    St. Peter African American Episcopal Church will be hosting Georgetown College’s “Joyful Noise Gospel Choir” in concert on March 23 at 3:30 p.m.
    St. Peter African American Episcopal Church is located at 225 W. Lexington Avenue, Harrodsburg.
    For questions, please contact Sherry Green at 859-621-3728 or email sherrygreen1955@yahoo.com.

    Lawrenceburg resident begins
     Lexington ministry

  • Don’t fly from faith when anxious; fight for faith

    Anxiety is a dark companion. The Apostle Paul, writing to Roman Christians about his struggles in living the Christian life says, “When I want to do right, evil lies close at hand” (Romans 7:21). While this refers specifically to the sin nature that is still present in every child of God, one common manifestation of this is anxiety and worry. For most people anxiety is close at hand, lurking in the shadows. It is easily provoked, and with much difficulty is it dealt with.

  • True hope built on Jesus’ name, not Christian acts

    Nineteenth century British Baptist preacher Charles Spurgeon shared the following story: A boy in the streets, selling mince pies, kept crying “hot mince pies!” A gentleman bought one and found it to be quite cold. “Boy,” he said, “why do you call these pies hot?” The boy retorted “That’s the name they go by, sir!”

  • Church briefs: 2-26-14

    Salvisa Christian Church
    sponsors ‘Make-A-Blanket,’
    free clothes days
    Salvisa Christian Church will be sponsoring a Project Linus Make-A-Blanket Day on March 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come and go as you are able. A potluck lunch will be served.
    Participants are asked to bring 1.5 yards of fleece, any color or characters pleasing to children, infants to 18 years of age.  If you can’t bring any fleece, come anyway.