A closer look at choices

A closer look at choices

Last week we talked about how that Jesus came to this earth so that we, as His followers, could have eternal life and how we could also experience abu...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Basic choices

Basic choices

The Green Bay Packers in 1958 were a terrible football team. They had the worst record of any Packer team in history 1-10-1. In 1959 the Packers hired...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Easier said than done

Easier said than done

And Peter answered him and said, “Lord, if it be you, bid me come to you on the water.” And he said, “Come.” And when Peter wa...

June 29th, 2018 |  


You are never alone

You are never alone

Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said “I will never leave you nor forsake y...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Strong in body, strong in God

Strong in body, strong in God

For bodily exercise profits little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. 1...

June 15th, 2018 |  


The M&Ms of faith

The M&Ms of faith

“Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out? And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily...

June 8th, 2018 |  


Mark chapter 5: Action and results

Mark chapter 5: Action and results

In last week’s column, we examined how Jairus and the woman with the issue of blood had pursued the Lord with purpose to get help in their dire ...

June 1st, 2018 |  


Mark chapter 5: The other two

Mark chapter 5: The other two

In last week’s article, we looked at how Jesus healed the possessed man of Gadera, delivering him from demonic influence. That man’s life ...

May 25th, 2018 |  


What did Jesus do?

What did Jesus do?

Mark Chapter 5; What Did Jesus Do? The Lord’s character is clearly displayed in all 4 of the Gospels of Matthew Mark Luke and John. In Mark chap...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Chuck Wagon Gang performing Saturday

Chuck Wagon Gang performing Saturday

Mount Airy Wesleyan Church will be holding a gospel music concert Saturday featuring the Chuck Wagon Gang.”The Chuck Wagon Gang is one of the pr...

May 17th, 2018 |  


We are the apple of God’s eye

We are the apple of God’s eye

The New Testament is packed full of evidence of God’s love for us, and His great desire to bless us, His beloved children.I like that word belov...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Connecting with God’s love

Connecting with God’s love

In the previous two articles, we have discussed God’s great love for us, and the overwhelming desire in His heart to bless and help His children...

May 4th, 2018 |  


Day of Prayer to be marked Thursday

This year’s annual National Day of Prayer ceremony will be observed locally on Thursday at noon on the front law of the Mount Airy Municipal Bui...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Understanding the love of God

Understanding the love of God

God, who created all things, loves us so much. He loves all of us even in our current condition. Everyone needs to know this. His love for us has been...

April 27th, 2018 |  


The Lord our healer

The Lord our healer

Psalm 103:2-4 is an instruction to the believer, saying “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits: Who forgives all your iniqu...

April 20th, 2018 |  


The Passover Lamb

The Passover Lamb

This coming Sunday, March 25, is known as Palm Sunday in the Christian Church. Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Passion Week, and The Lord JesusR...

March 23rd, 2018 |  


The preaching of the cross

The preaching of the cross

The Christian Church is now entering the season when the message of the Cross of Calvary will be greatly emphasized all over the world. Sermons will b...

March 16th, 2018 |  


Answer for multitude without a shepherd

Answer for multitude without a shepherd

When Dr. Billy Graham preached in the Los Angeles Coliseum during the 25-day 1963 Crusade, he personally preached to 910,000 people. I have a picture ...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Remembering ‘America’s Pastor’ — Dr. Billy Graham

Remembering ‘America’s Pastor’ — Dr. Billy Graham

On Feb. 21, shockwaves crossed our nation and throughout the world, with the news that our beloved Evangelist Billy Graham had died at age 99. Within ...

March 2nd, 2018 |  


Let’s spread a little more love!

Let’s spread a little more love!

Greeting’s my friends; it is an absolute pleasure to speak with you for a moment. I would like to speak to you concerning the Lord and Savior Je...

February 16th, 2018 |  


The road to success is being the best

The road to success is being the best

We greet each and every one of you in the name of the The Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We appreciate so much the reading of the articles each week. W...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Lenten services to begin Feb. 14

The Mount Airy Ministerial Association will be sponsoring the 2018 Lenten Services this year.Mount Airy Wesleyan Church will be the host church for th...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Christians, it’s time to rise and shine!

Christians, it’s time to rise and shine!

Greetings, my brothers and sisters in Christ. A year has come and gone. We have embarked in a new year. The year of 2018. The year of 2017 passed so q...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


God is calling you to holiness

God is calling you to holiness

I Peter 1:15, “But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation (word and behavior). Read also I Thess.4:7.N...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Hear and listen, God is calling you

Hear and listen, God is calling you

This New Year, we have a new opportunity for a fresh start. As we look back, we see where we’ve had some struggles, some failures, but hopefully...

January 5th, 2018 |  


Hear and listen, God is calling you!

Hear and listen, God is calling you!

This New Year, we have a new opportunity for a fresh start. As we look back, we see where we’ve had some struggles, some failures, but hopefully...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Merry fifth day of Christmas

Merry fifth day of Christmas

When I went to stores during December, it did not bother me if the clerks did not say “Merry Christmas.” But it does bother me when someon...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Christmas: a celebration, observance of Christ

Christmas: a celebration, observance of Christ

The English word Christmas is made up of two word’s “Christ” and “mass.”Jesus is the Christ. He is truly divine and trul...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Maranatha! Come Lord Jesus!

Maranatha! Come Lord Jesus!

The second part of Advent turns from Isaiah to the Gospels of Matthew and Luke. This time is the last eight days before Christmas Day. These days are ...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Journey toward Christmas continues

Journey toward Christmas continues

We move along our journey to Christmas, hopefully no one has wandered off hypnotized by the glitz and glitter. Now we listen for the voice of John the...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Sunday begins the Advent

Sunday begins the Advent

Prepare our hearts, O Lord our God, for the coming of Christ your Son.On the twenty-fifth we will celebrate the first coming of the Lord, the Word bec...

December 1st, 2017 |  


The Hollywood religion

The Hollywood religion

True Christian faith is seldom welcome in movies or TV shows. When you examine what most influential actors and directors believe about God you can un...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Perilous times upon us

Perilous times upon us

Since the solar eclipse on August 21, a “sign” from heaven, the United States has experienced devastating hurricanes. One had the most pow...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Saint Andrew Lutheran Church Observes the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Saint Andrew Lutheran Church Observes the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Saint Andrew Lutheran Church (ELCA) will observe the 500th anniversary of the Reformation with an open house for the community on Saturday, Oct. 28 fr...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Faithful soldiers of the cross, part 2

Faithful soldiers of the cross, part 2

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part column by Rev. Tim Burton.Last week we began to look at Paul’s second letter to Timothy. P...

July 28th, 2017 |  


Brooks assume Salvation Army posts

Brooks assume Salvation Army posts

The Salvation Army Corps of Mount Airy welcomes Lieutenants Jeffrey and Lea Brooks to their church and community.The Brooks both graduated from Mars H...

July 28th, 2017 |  


Faithful soldiers of the cross, part 1

Faithful soldiers of the cross, part 1

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part column by Rev. Tim Burton. The second part will publised on Friday, July 28.When we read PaulR...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Real worship

Real worship

What is real worship?If you ask people that question you will get a host of answers. Attending church, reading the Bible, praying, singing in the choi...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Pursuing happiness

Pursuing happiness

The Declaration of Independence declares: That God has endowed all men with the “Unalienable rights” of life, liberty and the pursuit of h...

July 7th, 2017 |  


The believer’s relationship

The believer’s relationship

Normally I begin my weekly devotion with a particular scripture but this week’s topic on the believer’s relationship includes scriptures f...

June 30th, 2017 |  


A lesson from boy Jesus

A lesson from boy Jesus

And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? Wist ye not that I must be about my Father’s business? Luke 2:49In chapter 2 of the book of ...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Inhabitants of a promise

Inhabitants of a promise

Inhabitants of a PromiseAnd now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require of you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways and to lov...

June 16th, 2017 |  


You are never alone

You are never alone

Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said “I will never leave you nor forsake y...

June 9th, 2017 |  


Easier said than done

Easier said than done

And Peter answered him and said, “Lord, if it be you, bid me come to you on the water.” And he said, “Come.” And when Peter wa...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


The Good Shepherd and His Sheep – Part 4

The Good Shepherd and His Sheep – Part 4

The Lord Jesus Christ said in John’s Gospel, chapter 10, “I am the Good Shepherd.” One can look at His life and ministry to see how ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


The Good Shepherd and His Sheep – Part 3

The Good Shepherd and His Sheep – Part 3

When Jesus said, “I am the Good Shepherd,” He was using one of the most beautiful metaphors in the Bible. Those living in the Holy Land ar...

March 17th, 2017 |  


The good shepherd and his sheep, Part 2

The good shepherd and his sheep, Part 2

The shepherd metaphor is recorded more than 500 times in Scripture, both in the Old and New Testaments. Over and over the gentle, caring relationship ...

March 10th, 2017 |  


The good shepherd and his sheep

The good shepherd and his sheep

Psalm 23 is one of the most beloved passages in the Bible. The Psalmist David began the heartwarming psalm by saying, “The Lord is my shepherd. ...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


2017 Lenten Services to begin

The Mount Airy Ministerial Association once again will be sponsoring the 2017 Lenten Services this year.Grace Moravian Church will be the host church ...

February 28th, 2017 |  


2017 Lenten Services to begin

The Mount Airy Ministerial Association once again will be sponsoring the 2017 Lenten Services this year.Grace Moravian Church will be the host church ...

February 24th, 2017 |