Berry Chapel Baptist Church What Is Life By Pastor Steve Williams Mitchell County The Bible tells us a lot about life. James 4:14 says …. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. Our lives have also been compared with grass that withereth away, and flowers that fadeth away. All three of these comparisons tell us a great truth about Life, “It Is Short.” So, if life is short, what must we do with it? We must do all we can to line up our lives with...Read More
Month: October 2017
Tim’s Treasures “Let Sleeping Dogs Lie…” By Timothy W. Tron Burke County The rain fell in large comforting drops. It had been a sultry afternoon in our little town of Collettsville. My clothes were soaked through with sweat, so the coolness of the precipitation was appreciated. The rain had stopped my work on the land and allowed me the opportunity to run to the store for fuel for the tractor. Closing the door of my truck, I turned to walk inside to prepay. The first thing that caught my eye was the pair of dogs lying on the porch,...Read More
Overcoming Adversity Congratulations to Michael Harris By Doug Harrell Madison County Many people have challenges in life and those of you that have had the pleasure of meeting Michael are aware of his many challenges and maybe a few of his accomplishments as well. Michael grew up in the Burnsville area and attended schools in that area. In 2009 Michael graduated from NCSU with a degree in Forest Management and minors in Business Administration and Agriculture Business Management. Shortly after graduating he went to work with a line clearance and arboriculture company in the Asheville area and was involved...Read More
Mine Creek Baptist Church Support your Pastor! By Preacher Chris Rathbone Mitchell County October is Pastor Appreciation Month. This is an article which has been printed before, but I felt compelled to share again. Read with an open heart and show your pastor and his family how much you appreciate them for all they do for your church family. Support your Pastor! Several years ago, I approached my former pastor and issued an apology. This man was my pastor when I received Christ as Savior and baptized me. He faithfully preached the Bible, pastored the church, attended night classes...Read More
Drugs Drugs Drugs By Barbara Harrell There are many prospectives on the drug issues that we face in society today. After a conversation with our district attorney I decided to shine the light on 2 of these. The first is Drug Courts. For over two decades, Drug Courts have led the charge towards a more humane, cost effective justice system. Research demonstrates that Drug Courts provide a highly effective alternative to incarceration for individuals whose involvement in the criminal justice system is rooted in serious addiction to drugs and alcohol. A Good Definition is: A special court with jurisdiction over cases involving drug-using...Read More
- The Beginning of the Story by John and Steph Limongello will touch your heart.
- Humility by Brent Price touches a cord in Christians.
- The Rivers We Cross by Timothy W. Tron is God’s Doing.
- Running the Race by Preacher Chris Rathbone lists the necessities to win.
- Storms by Jim Hart warns us that storms will come.
Tomorrow is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as today.
Sunday 11/19 0%
High 52° / Low 25°
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 20s.
Monday 11/20 0%
High 54° / Low 33°
Mainly sunny. High 54F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 11/21 10%
High 50° / Low 38°
Overcast. High near 50F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.