Ask Father Paul – The name(s) of God

DEAR FATHER PAUL: A friend of mine insists that God has a number of different names and that these are actually all in the Bible. I’ve always just called him “God.” So what IS God’s name? Frank DEAR FRANK:  Your friend is right. The first reference in the Bible to God’s name is found in […]

The Perfect 10 for 2018

Happy New Year, everyone. As you read this we’re just a few days into 2018, and there’s still time to set your goals and aspirations for this coming year. I have a most excellent suggestion as to how you can live the happiest, healthiest, most wise year possible. I shared this with you several years […]

One Word to Purge in 2018

Edith Lovejoy Pierce said, We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity, and its first chapter is New Years Day. (www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/new-year). My goodness, were already into chapter 10! What words have you already placed onto your blank pages? I want […]

Churches proclaim Christmas message

Churches proclaim Christmas message

From outdoor community celebrations to quiet, indoor Holy Communion services, churches on the south side of Atlanta are ready for Christmas. One of the holiest events on the Christian calendar will be celebrated at many churches both on the eve and on the day of the birth of Christ. The following churches have announced their […]

Faith vs. Understanding

DEAR FATHER PAUL: I am a 41 year-old business owner who has had huge success in the past. Now, due to some poor business decisions on my part, I am facing loss of the business and personal bankruptcy. Basically, I need a miracle, and I need it soon! The problem is that, while I do […]

The Good News of Christmas is not fake news

It must be nearing year-end because the “words of the year” have been released. Dictionary.com follows each year’s most meaningful events and “look-up” trends. The site has named “complicit” as its word of the year. “Complicit” means to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having involvement in wrongdoing (http://www.dictionary.com/e/word-of-the-year-2017/). When […]

Fayette’s churches fill the season with music

Fayette’s churches fill the season with music

Over the next two weeks, Fayette’s churches will be filled with the sounds of the season. The young string players of the Fayette Fiddlers will present beautiful Christmas music at Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City. The free concert is on Tuesday, December 12 at 6:30 pm. Join us for this family event. Information […]

St. Nicholas to Santa Claus

Let’s go back again to the “Liturgical Calendar.” On it today, December 6, is a designation not very familiar to most of us. Today is “St. Nicholas Day.” Yes, “that one,” who has given rise to our old friend Santa Claus. Again, many articles and website entries have given us information about this, and I’ll […]

Summit having Christmas dinner and concert on Sat.

The Summit Presbyterian Church at 1373 Ga. Highway  92 S. will have their annual Christmas Dinner and Concert on Saturday Dec. 9 at 7p.m. Michael Wheeler’s band will preform. This is a group of musicians from Clayton State University, who often play at Spivey Hall. Their talent is remarkable and their program is diverse, meeting […]

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