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Our Father’s Love

We’ve recently celebrated Father’s Day by showing our fathers just how much they mean to us. In so many ways, fathers are the under-recognized keys to the success of families.

Work, work and more work

It is an awesome thing to have a strong work ethic throughout life’s journey because the harvest is very plentiful but the workers are so few. Jesus Christ had an outstanding work ethic with the ministries He was called to while here on earth.

Baby Boy Project begins

Alfred Carroll Ministries announces plans for its pre-Father’s Day Evangelistic Outreach — “Baby Boy Project.” Prayer, spiritual counseling and water baptism will be offered to attendees.

How to find a good wife

Solomon’s wives led him into idolatry. Samson lost his eyesight because of the woman he loved, Delilah. David committed murder because for Bathsheba. David’s wife Michal despised him for worshiping the Lord. Job’s wife wanted him to curse God and die. Haman’s wife wanted to hang Mordachi. Ahab’s wife Jezebel enticed him to do evil.

Church news 6-3-16

New Salem Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill will continue its 38th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Clark and Hazel Thomas, at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 5. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Robert L. Handley, pastor of Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, accompanied by his congregation.

Go God go

Stand still and know that He is God and see the salvation of Lord. Whatever battle of this life you are facing now, know it belongs to the Shepherd of our souls.

The Favor of God

Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about God’s favor. I asked someone recently how they were doing. The response I got was, “I’m blessed and highly favored.” Mary was told this in Luke 1:26-28 because the Lord was with her and she was going to give birth to our Savior.

Breath of life

Ever feel deflated? Not like Tom Brady’s football, but simply worn out? Recently while I was on a hill operating a backhoe and turning with a full load the front right tire deflated.

Are you ready?

“But when the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne. All the nations will be gathered before Him; and He will separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats; and He will put the sheep on His right, and the goats on the left.” Matthew 25:31-33

What’s really important?

In the midst of devastation and loss, amazing courage can often be seen. News reports show people standing in the midst of ruined homes, facing the loss of possessions and the work of a life-time. They bravely smile and say that life goes on. Neighbors pitch in to help strangers and their communities.

2 Southeast Arkansas Gospel Concerts set

The Velvet Ridge Singers will be among artists featured in the Southeast Arkansas Gospel Concerts. A concert will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Central Baptist Church, 6107 Dollarway Road, with groups including the Kinsmen, Holcomb Quartet, Holcomb Trio and CBC Quartet. At 6*** p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, the concert will be held at Summit Baptist Church, 901 Ridgway Road, featuring the Velvet Ridge Singers, Kinsmen, Holcomb Quartet and Holcomb Trio. (Special to The Commercial)