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Religion

  • COLUMN: When you know Jesus, it changes everything

    Philippians 3:7-14 says:

  • COLUMN: Invest in your faith in Jesus

    What do you invest in? I know when I say the word investing that most people think about money. And investing for the future and being prepared for life’s little disasters is a good thing, but there is much more to life than money.
    Remember what Jesus said, “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also” (Matthew 6:21 NIV). Do you really want your heart wrapped up in your bank account?

  • Church Happenings — Week of April 10

    Fish fry, gospel sing to benefit Northern Lights Mission
    A fish fry and gospel sing for Northern Lights Mission is planned for Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Riverview Baptist Church, 1850 Louisville Road (31E).
    The cost is $8 for adults and includes fish, slaw, baked beans, a drink and dessert. The cost for children under 10 is $5.
    The event will feature David Stevens and Victory Road and The Gospel I’s.

    Yard sale to benefit missions team

  • COLUMN: Jesus paid it all

    Are your taxes done, or are you one of those last-minute people? I am rarely in a hurry about taxes, even if I am owed a refund. I hate seeing what I actually pay.
    According to the Washington Post Wonkblog from Sept. 19, 2012, it looks like the average American pays between 20-25 percent in direct taxes. That doesn’t count all the indirect taxes, like the gasoline tax (60 cents a gallon in Kentucky), or all those taxes that show up on phone bills and cable bills. There are taxes on our electric bills and then, of course, there is always sales tax.

  • COLUMN: We preach Christ crucified

    1 Corinthians 1:21-25 says:
    For since in the wisdom of God, the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe. Jews demand miraculous signs and Greeks look for wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than man’s strength.

  • Church Happenings — Week of April 3

    Narcotics Anonymous meetings at First Christian
    Narcotics Anonymous meetings will be held at First Christian Church weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
    For more information, call 502-902-1648.

    Celebrate Recovery
    Celebrate Recovery, at Ridgeview Baptist Church, will have a new meeting date starting Tuesday, April 9. The meetings will start with Solid Rock Cafe at 6 p.m. and meetings begin at 6:30. Child care is provide.

  • COLUMN: Spring break gives a glimpse of summer

    Maybe you didn’t notice, but this week is spring break. The lack of the big yellow buses on the roads is a dead giveaway. But if you are a parent, and especially if you are in school yourself, you know that this week is spring break.
    Spring break is a hopeful taste of summer after a long dreary winter. Spring break reminds us that there is sunshine after the rain, rest after hard work, and the hope of summer ahead.

  • COLUMN: The wayward son and forgiving father

    Today’s text is from Luke 15:1-3 and 11-32:

  • COLUMN: Praying with Jesus

    Today’s text is Luke 9:18-25:

  • Church Happenings — Week of March 27

    Finchville Baptist events
    Finchville Baptist Church recently announced its March and Easter-related events:
    •The church’s annual Easter egg hunt will be Saturday at Finchville Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    •Easter Sunday activities are as follows: sunrise service at 6:45 a.m., deacon breakfast at 7:15 a.m., praise and worship service at 8:40 a.m., connect groups at 9:45 a.m. and Easter worship service at 11 a.m.

    Easter week community services