• Weekly Devotional

        It’s football time in Tennessee — which got me thinking: If Christians were as faithful to Christ as college football fans are to their team there would never be an empty pew in any Church during any service.


        “Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord GOD, “when I will send a famine on the land — not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD. — Amos

  • Remarkable Bible Fact
  • Don’t Give In to Negativity

        There are many ways in which we can fall into negative patterns of thought or behavior. We all make mistakes, but when we do, we should try to look at them as learning opportunities.
        We all occasionally say or do thoughtless things that hurt our friends or families, but when we do, we should consider it an opportunity to ask for forgiveness, and our relationship might be deepened thereby.

  • Power For Today

    Start now!

        Joshua 1:9 says, “Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.” The greatest need of this hour is courage.

  • Living Waters for the World Executive Director addresses WBC
  • Union Baptist Church Homecoming is Sunday
  • Roy Freels singers in Oak Ridge Sunday

        The Roy Freels singers will be singing at Woodland Park Baptist Church in Oak Ridge, on Sunday, Sept. 9, in the 11 a.m. service. Pastor is Tim Kimsey. For more information, call Roy Freels at 423-628-2625.

  • Power For Today

    Whatever happened to you?

        I read a story about TV newsman Tom Brokaw. He was wandering through Bloomingdale’s in New York one day, shortly after he was promoted to co-host on the Today show. That show was a pinnacle of sorts for Brokaw after years of work. He had begun in Omaha, then worked at NBC in Los Angeles and Washington, and now he was sitting in a major news reporting position on the Today Show.

  • Despoiling the Earth

        While there may be legitimate differences of opinion about how much environmental degradation we are wreaking on our planet, there is little doubt that we are causing harm when half a million people can’t drink the water in their area, as happened last summer in Ohio.
        I remember as a child in the 1960s when Lake Erie “died” and when the Cuyahoga River caught on fire. We brought Lake Erie back from the brink, but we have short memories.

  • Remarkable Bible Fact