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 |  


One of God’s greatest gifts

One of God’s greatest gifts

We greet you in the name of the lord and savior Jesus Christ. We so appreciate your loyalty in reading these articles, it is an honor and a privilege ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Love conquers all

Love conquers all

We greet you in the name of the lord and savior Jesus Christ. We so appreciate your loyalty in reading these articles, it is an honor and a privilege ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


‘Equality: ’ God’s awesome creation

‘Equality: ’ God’s awesome creation

We greet you in the name of the Lord and savior Jesus Christ. I consider it an honor and a privilege to share with you the good news about our savior....

February 10th, 2017 |  


It’s been a long journey and we’re not there yet!

It’s been a long journey and we’re not there yet!

Greetings in the name of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It is a blessing and an honor to speak with you one more time. We have entered into another...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


The revelation of Jesus Christ

The revelation of Jesus Christ

“The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which GOD gave unto Him, to show unto His servants things which must shortly come to pass; and He sent and sign...

January 27th, 2017 |  


The name above every name

The name above every name

Last week as we began our study of the names of GOD, we looked at the name I AM, found in Exodus 3:13-15. This is the name GOD introduced Himself as t...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Several churches to host a watch-night service on New Year’s Eve

Several local churches are offering a safe, family-friendly alternative for ringing in the New Year tonight.It’s what they call a New Year’...

December 30th, 2016 |  


Still celebrating Christmas

Still celebrating Christmas

I am still celebrating Christmas. Christmas only began for me on Dec. 24 Before that was the holiday shopping season.I have spoken earlier that Christ...

December 30th, 2016 |  


Prologue to the Gospel of John: The Word became flesh

Prologue to the Gospel of John: The Word became flesh

But to those who did accept the WordHe gave power to be children of God,Who were born not from human stock or human desire or human willBut from God H...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Prologue to the Gospel of John: John The Baptist

Prologue to the Gospel of John: John The Baptist

A man came, he was sent by God.His name was John.He came as a witness,to bear witness to the light,so that everyone might believethrough him.He was no...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Prologue to the Gospel of John

Prologue to the Gospel of John

Advent Season is a time to prepare for the Coming of the Lord. During the first week we rekindle our desire for the second coming of Christ. Then we m...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Tickets available for the tour of homes

Tickets available for the tour of homes

PILOT MOUNTAIN — First United Methodist Church is looking to fund community outreach meals with the return of an old Christmas tradition —...

November 30th, 2016 |  


He is my king

He is my king

One of the most famous kings in human history was born in 1341 BC in Egypt. He was the 12th king of the 18th Egyptian dynasty and given the name Tutan...

November 25th, 2016 updated: November 25th, 2016. |  


The mystery of suffering

The mystery of suffering

A few years ago George Barna conducted a national survey where people were asked to respond to the following question: “If you could ask God one...

November 18th, 2016 updated: November 18th, 2016. |