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The Chuck Wagon Gang will present a gospel concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 at Lawson Funeral Home in Hoschton. The funeral home is at 4532 Hwy. 53, Hoschton.

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“You know your mom will give you some of the greatest advice you’ll ever receive.” That’s what I recently told a group of teens who all seem to have great parents. They seemed to have a hundred questions when I made that statement. “Yes, the mom who monitors your cell phone almost daily, and…

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Community Brotherhood will be held on Sunday, March 1, at 7:30 a.m. in the Don Stewart Hall at Homer United Methodist Church for a monthly breakfast and program.

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•The Little Country Church will host its fourth Sunday night singing on Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. featuring The Vickers. The church is located at 1151 Old Airport Road, Commerce. For more information, contact Pastor Swayne Cochran at 706-677-2839.

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Have you ever stood in the gap for a person who needs a touch from the Lord? At times we may find ourselves going through a battle, but thanks be to the Lord, we do not have to go through the battle alone. God sends prayer warriors who will pray on our behalf. During that time we stand in the gap.

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•Oak Grove Baptist Church, Hwy. 172, Comer, will have a singing Feb. 23, at 6 p.m., with the 3T Sisters group. “Come and receive a blessing in song,” church leaders said. For more information, call 706-714-7194.

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What’s so important about the way we spend our time? As the moments of the day roll on, we can’t get them back. Let us use them wisely, and in everything, be about the work of the Lord.

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•A gospel singing will be held at the Gospel Tabernacle, Watson Mill Road, Carlton, Saturday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m., featuring the Watkins Family from Toccoa, along with The Southern Travelers from Carlton. “Come and bring a friend to this free concert with love offering for featured group,” said o…

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•Danielsville Gospel Barn, 444 Rogers Mill Road, will have a singing on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. featuring Borned Again, of Comer, and New Vision, of Danielsville.

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I sat there holding her hand and I began to think. God has given her so many years and she has blessed so many people! Now it looks as if God is preparing her for a homecoming.

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The monthly brotherhood breakfast and fellowship meeting will be at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

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•Ila Baptist Church will host the Carolina Crossmen, a Southern Gospel Trio, in concert Sunday, Jan. 26, at 11 a.m. “The Carolina Crossmen have been singing together for over 25 years,” church leaders said. “Originally a quartet, the group became a trio in 2013 and are currently planning to …

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I recently sent a package through the mail. I was careful to put bubble wrap all around it. I even bought an envelope with extra padding. When I arrived at the post office I let them know that it was fragile. Quickly the postal worker marked it, “Fragile: Handle with care.” There are times I…

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•Mt. Hermon Presbyterian Church, 5560 Commerce Road, Ila, will have a Lenten Service on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 5:45 p.m. “Please join us,” church leaders said. “All are welcome.” Regular worship on Sunday is at 11 a.m.

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LEWIS - At times I feel as if I am a spectator in my life. It’s like I’m looking down and events are transpiring before me. We all have rules and regulations in everyday life; still we make a multitude of decisions every day. Most importantly, we decide if we are going to make choices in our…

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•Gospel Tabernacle, Watson Mill Road, Carlton, will have a singing Friday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. featuring The Marksmen, Murrayville, along with The Southern Travelers, Carlton. “Come and bring a friend to this free concert with a love offering for featured groups,” church leaders said. “Conces…

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The message had ended and the pastor asked if everyone would come and pray in the altar. That seemed like a great idea considering it was the first day of the new year. It’s a time of letting go and a time of new beginnings, but that moment was more to me. It reminded me of the faithfulness …

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Ned Klugh spoke at a recent meeting of the Community Brotherhood at the Homer United Methodist Church.

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•Gordon's Chapel UMC, Hull, will hold its monthly food giveaway and clothes closet on the following Fridays in 2020, from 9 to 10 a.m. The dates are Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 20, Apr. 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 and Dec. 18. “These food giveaways and cloth…

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As this year comes to a close, I have been reflecting on 2019 and a few decades earlier. Some things I would never change while there are other things in which I would do differently.

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Community Brotherhood will meet at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5, in the Don Stewart Hall at Homer United Methodist Church for the monthly breakfast and program.

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Dugar Strickland will host the fourth Friday Night “pickin and grinning” on Friday, Dec. 27, in the StonePath Church Fellowship Hall featuring Vickers Family Bluegrass from Cleveland and Crystal River, Rivers Edge and other pickers and singers.

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“Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews?” Upon seeing the star they began to seek the Lord. “We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him,” according to Matthew 2. When King Herod heard the buzz, he began to ask questions, and the words of the prophet were read to h…

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•Gordon's Chapel UMC, Hull, will hold its monthly food giveaway and clothes closet on the following Fridays in 2020, from 9 to 10 a.m. The dates are Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 20, Apr. 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, and Dec. 18. “These food giveaways and clot…

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Hudson River Baptist Church will be having its Christmas play, "How The Grinch Found Christ in Christmas," and Christmas dinner after the play. It starts at 5 p.m. Sunday,, December, 22.

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•Friendship Baptist Church of Danielsville will present the Christmas musical, "Messiah Heavens Glory," on Dec. 22, at 11 a.m. The musical will be performed by the church choir under the leadership of Billy Jones, church leaders said. Morning worship service is a 11 a.m. and Sunday School at…

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•The annual Christmas Singing Festival at the Gospel Tabernacle, Watson Mill Road, Carlton, will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. Several groups and other singers who have performed this year at the Tabernacle, as well as the Southern Travelers, will perform during the Festival, organize…

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What an amazing opportunity! John the Baptist was called to be the forerunner for Jesus Christ. Back in those days, it was not unusual for kings to have forerunners. They made sure the roads were passable; they let the people know a king was coming, and advised people to get ready for the king!

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Richie Brown is the new pastor at Bethany Christian Church. He is shown with is wife, Lisa. The church is located at 312 Historic Homer Highway, Homer. Church services are held at 11 a.m. on Sundays.

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Several local churches are making Christmas shoe boxes for Appalachian Lights Ministry that will go to the poverty stricken areas of the Appalachia. The shoe boxes are due on Friday, Dec. 6, and will be delivered by Terry Tanner. Churches participating are: Berea Baptist Church of Nicholson,…

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At times, I just sit back and chuckle. By the time I was 18 I thought I had my life figured out for the next decade or so. My plans went something like this. Graduate from high school, go to college, and move to a big city and get a job. I wasn’t interested in marriage or children; I wanted …