Children And Youth Have Leadership Roles Sunday At 1st Baptist

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Poinsettia Sunday will be observed at First Baptist Church, 401 Gateway Ave., on Sunday. During the 11 a.m. service, children and youth will have leadership roles. 

The Handbell Choir will play during Songs of Community and Dr. Thomas Quisenberry will speak on "Blossom," with text from Isaiah 35:1-10 and Matthew 11:2-11.


Keith Baptist Has VBS June 19-23

Keith Baptist Church invites the community to their Galactic Starveyors Vacation Bible School June 19-23 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.  With a theme of Searching the Visible - Discovering the Invisible, classes are available for all ages nursery to adult.  Snacks are provided each night, ending with a BBQ on Friday.  The church is at 1573 Keith Road in Tunnel Hill. ... (click for more)

Steve Ellison: A Man Skilled In His Work

I like to watch a man (or woman) who is good at what he does.  It is relaxing to me to observe a man working quickly and skillfully.  It is pleasing to see a man making sure and steady progress toward a worthy goal.  It is a delight to watch a man conquer a difficult task with seeming ease.  I marvel at his focus and skill and discipline and effort and attention ... (click for more)

Fire Destroys Commercial Building On Dodson Avenue

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a commercial fire shortly after 1 a.m. Monday.   Captain Wadie Suttles with Engine 4 said heavy smoke and flames were visible when the first of four fire companies arrived on the scene at 3019 Dodson Ave. As firefighters forced their way inside to began an interior attack, Captain Suttles called for a second alarm response to bring ... (click for more)

Bradley Detectives Investigating Death Of 18-Month-Old Child; Foul Play Not Suspected At This Time

Detectives in the Bradley County Sheriff's Criminal Investigations Division are investigating the death of an 18-month old child that occurred Saturday evening.   Multiple phone calls into the 911 Communications Center led to patrol deputies responding to a residence on Lowery Street, N.E. Upon arrival deputies discovered a deceased child inside the residence, which ... (click for more)

What We Owe Our Veterans

As our church, Warren Chapel AME Church  paid honors to the veterans and my viewing of the PBS feature,  Sunday , evening, I began to feel and think differently than before. Each year to sort of "go all out" celebrating Veteran's Day.  WE provide flags, certificates, notes of appreciation and acknowledgements.  My  brother, father and grandfather were ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Memorial Day In Just Six Seconds

John Kelly, who is now our Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, was among the greatest of all generals in United States history as a leader in the Marine Corps. In 2010 he was speaking to the Marine Corps’ Semper Fi Society in St. Louis when – towards the end of his talk – he offered what I believe is the most brilliant explanation of what Memorial Day is that I have ... (click for more)