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The Unattended Grave

The Unattended Grave

This weekend is Memorial Day. It’s the Federal holiday that is set aside to remember all of the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Military. Today as I drove through a cemetery where the date ‘1800’ was etched into the gate, I couldn’t help but notice...

An Innovative Therapy for Parkinson’s

An Innovative Therapy for Parkinson’s

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in the United States who struggle with Parkinson’s disease; approximately 60,000 people are diagnosed every year. Studies over the years have supported the notion that rigorous exercise that includes gross motor...

Consistency is my Biggest Contribution

Consistency is my Biggest Contribution

Jewels Faulkner Tauzin has been in our church her entire life. That’s been eighteen years now and her life is about to take a huge turn. Jewels Faulkner will be graduating from high school and in a few short weeks, she’ll join her senior class peers in the May 6...

The Gospel and Your Mind

The Gospel and Your Mind

from Being a Christian, by Dr. Jason Allen Christianity is a heart religion. In fact, the Bible refers to conversion as the “circumcision of the heart” (Romans 2:29). As believers, we speak of inviting Jesus into our hearts. And, as more than one preacher...

Stop, Pause, and Think It Through

Stop, Pause, and Think It Through

Stop, Pause, and Think It Through Every person has done something in their life that they regret. They’ve ignored the inner-voice that tells them to pause and think for a minute before they take action. It’s human nature and the complete opposite of self-control. As...

Austin Bomber Saw A Life With No Hope

Austin Bomber Saw A Life With No Hope

Mark Anthony Conditt was a 23-year-old quiet, humble, and self-assured young man, according to his family and friends, and by most accounts was living a normal and happy life. On March 2, 2018, the city of Austin was devastated when the first of a spree of bombings...

The Christian Parent’s War Against Bullying

The Christian Parent’s War Against Bullying

by Lisa Sorey and Allison Talley The Christian Parent’s War Against Bullying This week our local news feeds were filled with graphic and shocking news from all over the world, but perhaps the most shocking story was right here in our own neighborhood. A sixth...

Wouldn’t It Be Great To Serve In A Place Like This?

Wouldn’t It Be Great To Serve In A Place Like This?

A 200-piece choir, a breath-taking sanctuary, and some of the most dynamic preaching that can be found anywhere in this country was what I found my eyes glued to one Sunday morning in a hotel in the cold mountains of Colorado. “Come on, we’re going to be late,” called...

The Unexplainable Faith of Miss Golda

The Unexplainable Faith of Miss Golda

by Allison Talley Today, as I was walking through downtown Jackson on my way to the local sushi restaurant on Capital Street, I remembered a story that a man told me earlier this week. This very street that I was walking on was the meeting place and the setting many...

A Story for God’s Glory

A Story for God’s Glory

God’s divine connections to bring Anne Graham Lotz to First Baptist Jackson by Cindy Townsend It All Began in 2011 Robin Wise, our Woman’s Missionary Union President, listened to the messages of Anne Graham Lotz online while the rest of her family were watching NFL...