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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.

A more healthy you

Did you know that the word “stressed” spelled backwards is “desserts”? That seems like a holy combination. I mean, who doesn’t like desserts? But sometimes desserts don’t like us when it comes to the extra calories and pounds they can produce. Now, there’s nothing wrong with desserts in moderation and proper portions but I want to discuss a more healthy you - and that involves more than limiting the number of banana puddings and DQ Blizzards you eat.

Prayer rally draws crowd

Approximately 100 people gathered Aug. 1 for Prayer Rally 2015 at the Pine Bluff Civic Center steps. The city-wide prayer rally was the vision given to Saint Mary Harris, apostle/senior pastor of House of Bread Deliverance Church at Pine Bluff.

Overcoming anger

Have you ever allowed anger to overtake you in such a way that you did something stupid? Did your lack of self-control cause you to regret your actions? Recently my two year old son was playing ball with a friend.

Church hosts paper drive for Dollarway High School

From left, Dollarway High School Assistant Principal Gwen Litzsey; Travis Creekmore, pastor of New Harvest Church of God at White Hall; and Principal Jeff Spaletta, announce that the church began a copy paper drive July 9 for Dollarway High School. The drive will last one month. The church plans to collect at least 350 reams of paper — 10 reams for each teacher. The church will present the paper at the school’s back-to-school bash before school starts. (Special to The Commercial)