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Church News

  • Church briefs: 6-29-11

    Music at Evergreen Baptist
    Musical group Brian Free and Assurance will perform Tuesday, July 5 at Evergreen Baptist Church.
    The performance is scheduled for 7 p.m. The church is located on Evergreen Road in Franklin County.
    Freedom Baptist
    Not only is the 4th of July the birthday of our nation, but it was also on this day that Freedom Baptist church was established, church officials said.

  • Jesus shows love beyond compassion

    Why did Jesus heal the sick and perform exorcisms? In one sense, we could rightly say that Jesus healed the sick and cast out demons because of his compassion.
    Matthew 14:14 says, “And when Jesus went out He saw a great multitude; and He was moved with compassion for them, and healed their sick.”
    That is certainly one reason why Jesus healed. But the main motivation in scripture given for why Jesus healed the sick, cast out demons or performed any kind of miracle was to reveal something about who he was.

  • Church briefs, 6-22-11

    Church of God will host revival
    Lawrenceburg Church of God will host a revival June 26-July 1 with Jachin Dardar as evangelist.
    The revival will start at 6 p.m. on Sunday and 7 on weeknights.
    Other speakers will be present, along with special music. Bro. Gene Chapman, the new pastor, said all are welcome.
    The church is located at 106 Hilltop Drive.


    Pigeon Fork to hold homecoming
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church plans to hold its annual homecoming event June 26 at 11 a.m., according to a news release from the church.

  • God is good, God adores and other random God musings

    Occasionally I clean out my column ideas folder and come across random notes and musings, sometimes written in the middle of the night, sometimes in the margin of a church bulletin during a song or sermon during a worship service.
    None of the ideas are big enough for a full-blown column, but they may be helpful to someone reading this. So, here are some random thoughts and miscellaneous musings:

  • Alton Youth give back
  • Church briefs, 6-15-11

    Homecoming at Pigeon Fork Baptist
    From staff reports
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will host its annual homecoming event June 26 at 11 a.m.
    Bro. Ray Cummins will preach and there will be dinner on the grounds.
    Special music will be presented by The Potter’s Clay and The Good Ole Boys at 1:30 p.m.
    Pigeon Creek Baptist Church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road in Waddy.

    Grafenburg Christian hosts VBS

  • Man’s tradition, or the word of God?

    “We’ve never done it that way before.”
    These sometimes seem to be the most popular words in the church today. The temptation to elevate tradition above scripture is one for which we must always remain vigilant. Jesus warned against the Pharisees in Mark 7 who He said, “leave the commandment of God and hold to traditions of men.” (7:8)

  • Church briefs, 6-8-11

    Salt River Baptist plans yard,
    bake sale
    The Salt River Independent Baptist Church will hold a yard sale and bake sale June 11 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    All proceeds and donations will go toward carpeting the church.
    The church is located across from Wildcat Road in Stringtown, at 1126 Salt River Road, Lawrenceburg.

    Fox Creek Christian hosts VBS
    Fox Creek Christian Church will offer a “Pandamania” vacation Bible school, the church announced.

  • First Baptist welcomes new children's minister

    First Baptist Church of Lawrenceburg is pleased to announce the hiring of its new children’s minister, Bryan Proctor, the church said in a news release.
    Proctor is a resident of Lawrenceburg, where he lives with his wife Stephanie and their two children.
    He currently serves as student pastor of Cedar Grove Baptist Church and is pursing a B.A. in Pastoral Ministry from Clear Creek Bible College.
    Proctor will begin his new role as children’s minister in July.  

  • Churches offering vacation Bible school


    Glensboro Christian Church will host a vacation Bible school June 13 to17 from 6:30 to 8:45 each evening.
    There will be a kick-off Sunday afternoon June 12 from 5:30- 7:30 with a cookout at the church.
    This will be a get acquainted time with games and activities and a pre-registration for those students who plan to attend.
    Classes will be available for nursery through high school. Transportation will be available for all dates and times and can be arranged by contacting Robbie Armstrong at 502-517-6722 or Michael Boggs at 502-598-1877.