Hurst Celebrates 132nd Church Anniversary

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Hurst United Methodist Church will celebrate 132 years in the north Chattanooga community on Sunday with services led at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Pastor Emeritus Dr. Virgil J. Caldwell will preach at 11 a.m. and Rev. Dr. Wayne L. Johnson at 3 p.m.  Special music will be provided by Hurst Choirs, Tiffany Coleman and Friends and the Mount Moriah Parish Choir.  Rev. Edward L. Ellis, pastor and Maurice Jones, anniversary chairman invite all to attend these services.


Steve Ellison: A Light Of Revelation

Christmas is beyond mortal man’s comprehension.  So many questions remain unanswered in the mind of man. How could God become a man? Why would God want to do such a thing?  Why would God restrict Himself to human flesh for any period of time, let alone thirty-plus years? Why would the Creator allow the creature to mistreat Him?  We simply do not have the capacity ... (click for more)

Mitch McClure To Speak On "Like Us, But Not Really" On Sunday

Middle Valley Church of God announced that Pastor Mitch McClure will speak on the topic, "Like Us, But Not Really"  in the  10:30 a.m.  service on  Sunday .   This sermon is part of a sermon series titled "Promises Fulfilled." This series focuses attention to the reality that God always fulfills his promises with evidence in ... (click for more)

Home In Alton Park Damaged By Fire Friday Morning

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Pedestrian Struck And Severely Injured In East Ridge Thursday Night

The East Ridge Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian being struck  at 5300 Ringgold Road on Thursday around  10 p.m. Officers arrived and found that East Ridge resident Dale Henderson had been struck by a vehicle and was suffering from severe injuries. It appears he attempted to cross Ringgold Road in front ... (click for more)

Technology: The Virtual Drug

The truth is you're probably reading this on a mobile device or your computer. As a matter of fact, I’m typing this down on a MacBook Pro. The point is technology is everywhere. It engulfs like a tsunami engulfs a village, only a few ever escape. In fact, it took me two hours to start this paper because I was so hypnotized by phone, checking my Instagram and seeing what the next ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Lesbian’s Daddy

I’ve always held the belief that things work out for the best. Oh, I’ve been in some tights where I couldn’t see the forest for the trees but, in the up-and-down life I have lived, I’ve found that God doesn’t make mistakes. If I’ll just hold on long enough, no matter how bad the circumstances, something good will happen. It always does. One of the best examples I have seen lately ... (click for more)