Bear Creek Baptist Church It’s A Really, Really Big Problem! By Bruce Cannon Mitchell County It’s a problem of gigantic proportions. It affects every family in the United States in some form or fashion. It decreases job productivity, leads to employee absenteeism, and increases the likelihood of accidents on the job. It causes families to struggle terribly. It leads to so many deaths. It fills jail cells and court calendars. What is IT? Substance Abuse and Addiction. Check out these statistics provided by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an operating division within the U.S. Department...Read More
Month: February 2018
Christy’s Corner A Flashback to the Past By Christy Lowman Burke County For this month, we are going to take a look at a popular animal that God created. To do so we must travel back through time. So, strap on your time traveler helmet, your aviator goggles, and grab your backpack. Don’t forget to pack some juice boxes, fruit snacks, and beef jerky for our trip incase you get hungry. Are you ready? Okay, close your eyes, and let’s start the countdown. We will be there in approximately 10 speed bumps. Count with me, 1 speedbump, 2 speedbumps,...Read More
Shoals Creek Baptist Church Loving Threads By Pastor Merritt Taylor Yancey County It was initiated by a memory from a ministry from days gone by, back in Alabama. It was inspired by the challenge to “get out of the boat” from a sermon series. God took this and led Mochelle Huckabee to enlist the talents of others, a desire to teach some a new skilled-hobby, and the passion to show others the love of Christ in a simple and tangible way. This is what gave birth to the Shoal Creek Baptist Church Prayer Shawl Ministry. First, there were crocheted...Read More
Tim’s Treasures Somebody to Love By Tim Tron Burke County “Can anybody find me, somebody, to love….?” The strains of the electric guitar were screaming to the wailing of Freddie Mercury’s nearly falsetto pitch. The singer with the one-of-a-kind voice echoed in my ears as he kept repeating the refrain, “Can anybody find me, someone, to love.” For something different for my run tonight, I picked a playlist a little outside of my norm; Queen was on the docket. Back when I began running in the late seventies, at the tender age of 15, they were one of my...Read More
The Rest Of The Story Doug Harrell Usually, when I sit down and read one of these stories of Clint’s, I am laughing a belly laugh. Today, I must admit, tears were running down my cheeks as I finished reading his recap of adventure. Lord, I miss that friend! There are people in all of our lives that are true friends from the very beginning of the time that you meet, Clint was one of those to me. Over the sixteen years we were best of friends, I don’t think that ever changed for either of us. Clint tells...Read More
- It Could Happen In a Moment by Allen Buchanan focuses on the End Times!
- My Two Cents Worth by Preacher Chris Rathbone hits hard!!
- Legacy by Marlene Houk makes us wonder what our own legacy will be??
- Come See the Place by Pastor Dean Honeycutt Jesus Is Alive!!
- National Day of Prayer: Be sure to go out
Today is forecast to be Much Cooler than yesterday. Afternoon rain developing.
Thursday 04/26 100%
High 62° / Low 47°
Cloudy skies with periods of rain this afternoon. Thunder possible. High near 55F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 100%.
Friday 04/27 20%
High 65° / Low 45°
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. Slight chance of a rain shower. High around 65F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday 04/28 20%
High 65° / Low 36°
Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High near 65F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.