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As good as dead is not the same as dead

We have three dogs. We acquired Moo when my son Abram went off to grad school. Sadie was my father-in-law's dog. When he passed away, Sadie came to us as part of the estate. Then there is Socks. When my oldest daughter turned 8, she wanted a dog. … more

Church News: Friday, June 22, 2018

Agape Outreach Ministries, 100 E. Red Bay Road, announces: * Saturday - Prayer brunch at 11 a.m. Marian Anderson will speak. Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces: * Saturday - "Fun Day" from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., sponsored by … more

Church News: Friday, June 15, 2018

Agape Outreach Ministries, 100 E. Red Bay Road, announces: * Saturday, June 23 - Prayer brunch at 11 a.m. Marian Anderson will speak. Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces: * Saturday - Father's Day cookout, sponsored by the … more

Sumter's Holy Comforter priest: 'God is not wringing His hands about this'

The priest of a local parish said he's not extremely worried if his congregation loses its right to property it has held for more than a century after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied a state church district's petition for a hearing on … more

2 Sumter churches among 28 in S.C. that may have to vacate property after Supreme Court denies request

After the U.S. Supreme Court denied a state church district's petition for a hearing Monday, it is unknown what the future may hold for two local congregations' properties. The Rev. Marcus Kaiser, rector of Church of the Holy Comforter, 213 N. … more

US Supreme Court won't hear South Carolina Episcopal church case

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The nation's highest court has refused to hear a case from South Carolina churches upset with The Episcopal Church over a decision concerning ownership of … more

Church News: Friday, June 8, 2018

Agape Outreach Ministries, 100 E. Red Bay Road, announces: * Saturday, June 23 - Prayer brunch at 11 a.m. Marian Anderson will speak. Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces: * Saturday, June 16 - Father's Day cookout from 10 … more

No regrets; it was totally worth the price

It's the standard joke among fathers of the bride: For your daughter's wedding you have two roles - first, when asked "Who gives this woman to be married to this man?," you respond, "Her mother and I." Second, open your wallet and surrender all your … more

Church News: Friday, June 1, 2018

Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces: * Saturday, June 16 - Father's Day cookout, sponsored by the ladies of the church, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. * Sunday, June 17 - Father's Day worship service at 10 a.m. * Saturday, June 23 … more

High school graduate recognized for faith, works

St. Anne and St. Jude Roman Catholic Church recently recognized one of its young members for participating in a statewide youth evangelism team aimed at ministering to other young members of the Catholic church. Danielle Owen, 18, a senior at St. … more

Courageous people change the world

Google "stupidity" and you will be rewarded with videos of people taking chances with their lives. On a dare, people will hold a lit Roman Candle. For a thrill, people will hang off a cliff, using only one hand. To prove either their womanhood or … more

Church News: Friday, May 25, 2018

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 2571 Joseph Lemon-Dingle Road, Jordan community, Manning, announces: * Saturday - Scholarship ministry's May Festival / flea market from 7 a.m. until on the grounds of the parsonage, S.C. 260 and Joseph … more

Mental illness touches us all; we all need a safe place

When I pastored in rural Kentucky, we lived in the parsonage (a house the church provides for the pastor). Because this church always wanted to know where to find the pastor, they located the parsonage right next to the church. Everyone in that … more

Church News: Friday, May 18, 2018

Agape Outreach Ministries, 100 E. Red Bay Road, announces: * Today - "A time to be healed" revival at 7:30 p.m. Apostle Dr. Phillip Coleman will speak. Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 2571 Joseph Lemon-Dingle Road, Jordan community, … more

Church News: Friday, May 11, 2018

Agape Outreach Ministries, 100 E. Red Bay Road, announces: * Friday, May 18 - "A time to be healed" revival at 7:30 p.m. Apostle Dr. Phillip Coleman will speak. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, 774 Douglas Ave., announces: * Saturday - … more

God gave me numerous mothers to fill in the gaps

Don't get me wrong, my mother was an amazing woman. Growing up, she came home every afternoon from school, saddled up her horse and rode out with her brother Pete to doctor screw-worm calves across 10,000 acres of marsh and swamp. She was the most … more

Someone in your circle needs a word from you

Wayne Collier helped us work cows after my father had died. I was 4 years old, riding my one-eyed Shetland pony, gathering up cows. I felt so big. Even a 4-year-old on a Shetland pony can move a cow. Then I rode up too close to the herd and Wayne … more

Check your reference points, avoid a crash

When I was in college, I got a hankering to learn to fly. The cost was not out of reach back then. I would sneak away from campus, down to the Bessemer Airport and get an hour of instruction for $35. Good pilots know how to focus. I can still … more

Church News: Friday, May 4, 2018

Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina, Columbia, announces: * Monday-Thursday, May 7-10 - The 141st annual session of the Baptist E&M Convention of South Carolina will convene at Morris College. Speakers will include: … more

Church News: Friday, April 27, 2018

Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces: * Saturday - The Women's Missionary Society and the young people's department will sponsor a giveaway for the community from 8 a.m. until noon. A variety of items will be given to … more
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