I asked a lady with wild purple hair and gobs of bright red eye makeup to help me choose new glasses frames. Based on her appearance, I thought she’d steer me toward bedazzled specs from the Elton John Collection, but she didn’t. In fact, she actually gave me some solid guidance.

As I sit and write this message, I — like everyone else in the world — am caught in a terrible dilemma known as COVID-19. For the most part, this virus has me and others trapped in a world of quarantine and “stay at home” policies that affect every aspect of our daily lives. It seems as if t…

Once Moses had fully constructed and dedicated the temporary dwelling place of God (the Tabernacle) as Israel traversed the wilderness to the promised land, the glory and presence of God indwelled said tabernacle. “Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the Lord filled …

Before I started factoring “how much energy is this going to take?” into the equation, I used to be pretty compulsive about not wanting to miss any good or fun thing life had to offer. I hated feeling like everyone else was “out there” having fun or doing something important, and I wasn’t.

Thanks to the COVID-19 Virus, our lives have been drastically changed and that certainly includes our gathering together as church families. While there are many opinions about this virus and our government leaders’ response, I can assure you that this virus is real. Seeing the impact of the…

As I write this column, we are almost three weeks into the Easter season. When I was a child, I didn’t know that there was an Easter season; in the church I attended, Easter was a single day. But in the larger Church, Easter is a seven-week season that lasts from Easter Sunday until Pentecos…

The Praying City Time of Prayer will be from 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Works Ministries International, 2315 Montague Ave., Ext.

Abbeville Church of Christ invites the public to an outdoor, stay-in-your-car morning worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday. The Easter service takes place at 405 Grey Rock Estate, Abbeville.

Have you ever been lost? It is actually quite hard to do these days, what with GPS so readily available on our phones and in our cars.

We’ve all experienced some rips and snags in the fabric of our lives these past few weeks, but a potential one has, I confess, filled me with a just a tiny bit of mean-girl satisfaction. Since it’s not a matter of life and death, maybe it’s okay to be just a little happy that, with hair salo…

When tragedy strikes, we often gain a renewed perspective on life. We see the world differently. In Mark 8, Jesus addresses the ability to see. The chapter begins with the story of Jesus feeding 4,000 people with only a few loaves and fish. Everyone had their fill. Some were probably amazed …

The COVID-19 pandemic is here. It is real and it is having an impact on this world, this country, this state and this community. This pandemic has disrupted our lives in every imaginable sector including work, school, play, sports, entertainment and politics. It is changing the way we social…

Just when enough time had passed for us to forget the disturbing images of Black Friday shoppers acting like demon-possessed barbarians, the panicky villagers are storming the gates of stores again with their torches and pitchforks to hoard toilet paper because of the Coronavirus scare.

Old Mount Zion Baptist Church (Epworth) will host Region Three of the South Carolina E&M Convention leadership workshop at 9 a.m. today. Workshop is open to all leaders of the church. Theme: Equipping the Church through Effective Leadership”.

If you are like me, you have heard and seen more than enough about COVID-19 to last a lifetime; however, little of it has been religious in nature. So, let me share some thoughts from a Christian perspective. Maybe it will help inject a bit of hope and less despair into the conversation.

Rock Presbyterian Church will suspend all activities and gatherings until further notice. The church office will be open throughout the week. Conduct, do so via email or phone at 864-993-6804.

Why is there sexual confusion in our world today? Genesis 2:7; 21-25 clearly teaches that God created us male and female. God formed Adam from the dust of the ground and breathed life into his body. Later, God took a rib from Adam and created Eve. When God brought Adam and Eve together, Adam…

Weston Chapel AME Church, 805 E. Cambridge Ave., will have its Fish Fry from 2-5 p.m. today. Fish plate-$10, fish sandwich-$8, soft drink-$1, french fries-$1.50, hot dogs-$2, chili dog-$2.50 and hot dog plates-$7. Call 864-538-0874 or 864-344-3517 for information or to place orders. Proceeds…

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