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
Author: Barbara Harrell
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 Inspiring Word Love Pastor Terry Cheek Th.D. McDowell County February is a month famous for one thing, LOVE. I’m thinking Valentines Day! We set aside February 14th every year to recognize our love and affection for husbands and wives. I realize there is no Valentines Day in the Bible, if you’re a student of God’s word you know that everyday should be Valentines Day for the husband and wife united by God. I write specifically to husbands and wives because God ordained this relationship from creation. From Adam and Eve and throughout God’s word, we find the relationship...Read More
- It’s a Really, Really Big Problem by Bruce Cannon : Drugs and alcohol are gigantic problems!!
- Christy’s Corner By Christy Lowman gives us a “Flashback to the Past”
- Loving Threads by Pastor Merritt Taylor is truly sharing the Love of Jesus!
- Somebody to Love by Tim Tron: Jesus is that Somebody!!
- Love by Pastor Terry Cheek says Valentine’s Day wisdom!!
Tomorrow is forecast to be Much Cooler than today.
Thursday 02/22 20%
High 80° / Low 55°
Mostly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.
Friday 02/23 20%
High 67° / Low 51°
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. Near record high temperatures. High 67F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 02/24 60%
High 66° / Low 55°
Rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers in the afternoon. High 66F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.