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Church News

  • Church briefs

    Medical testing planned at Sand Spring

    Sand Spring Baptist Church is offering basic medical testing and information from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 28.

    Nurses will be available to check blood pressure and blood glucose.

    A pharmacist will be available to review medications and answer questions.

    Bring prescription bottles or a list of medication, including any over-the-counter medicines.

    Soles4Souls in need of final push

    Central Baptist Church is in it’s final week of collecting new and used shoes for Soles4Souls.

  • How did our country get to where it is today?

    Where in the Constitution of the United States does it give the government control of public toilets?

    When did we give up the rights of 98 percent of the population of this country to protect the preferences of the 2 percent of the population that claim to be homosexual or trans-gender?

    Whatever happened to common sense, respect for others, and common human decency?

    I sometimes feel that I have lived to be too old. I have seen changes take place in our country that I would have never thought possible only a few years ago.

  • Church briefs

    The Inspirations, The Kingsmen will play

    at Sand Spring

    The Southern gospel groups, The Inspirations and The Kingsmen, will play at Sand Spring Baptist Church on May 19 at 7 p.m.

    Doors open at 6 p.m.

    A love offering will be taken.

    The church is located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg.

    Mt. Pleasant to honor

    firefighters May 22

    Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church will have a special service to honor firefighters at 11 a.m. on May 22.

  • The other side of the coin — who is Christ in you?

    Who are you in Christ?

    I appreciate Mr. Thompson’s focus on that question in last week’s column. No doubt about it that is an extremely important discovery to grasp. But, there is another side of the coin you equally need to grasp — who is Christ in you?

    Why is this other side so important?

  • What’s important in your life?

    Many years ago, I befriended an elderly gentleman who lived in a nursing home near Dresden, Tennessee.

    Mr. Garner was in his mid-80s, with failing health but had a very sharp mind.

    Frequently, if I was in Dresden on business, I would go by the nursing home and take Mr. Garner with me as I did my business to give him a break form his bleak living conditions.

  • Police honored at Mt. Pleasant Baptist
  • church briefs

    Sand Spring to attend

    Graham rally

    A group from Sand Spring Baptist Church will attend a rally at the state capitol in Frankfort.

    Franklin Graham will bring his Decision America Tour to Frankfort on May 4. Graham is scheduled to speak from noon to 1 p.m.

    “I’m going to every state in our country to challenge Christians to live out their faith at home, in public, and at the ballot box,” Graham explained. “And I will share the gospel.”

    Transportation will be provided from Sand Spring.

  • Church briefs

    Family Fest set at Sand Spring Baptist

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host Family Fest at 6 p.m. April 27.

    This will be a time for food, fellowship and fun.

    Men are encouraged to bring a pot of chili for the chili cook-off.

    Women may enter cakes in the cake bake-off.

    Children are asked to enter the best decorated cake or cupcake contest.

    There will also be cornhole, board games, Legos and more.

    Quartet to perform

  • Bennett serving at farmdale
  • Don’t fall for the enemy’s fake religion

    Is the enemy capable of producing a fake, counterfeit religion? Absolutely. If the enemy, Satan, can get well-meaning people to believe that by doing a thing — sitting on a church pew for a couple of hours a week — is a proper response and all that is necessary to be in a right relationship with God, he has succeeded.
    I have heard it said like this: “Sitting in a hen house don’t make you a chicken.”