For the past week, Lauren Gross and Ashtyn Baker have been playing basketball. That’s not new to the pair who played for and led Northpoint Christian School to Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) Division II-A state championships and became best friends while doing it.
When Ignite Church lead pastor John Flatman was called to plant a church in DeSoto County, the Detroit, Michigan native who has also done “church on the street” ministry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was a bit surprised about the Godly urge to start a ministry here.
DeSoto County Thursday took a moment to look to God for provision and for answers to the many complex questions of today on the day designated as National Day of Prayer.
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For a week early in March, 25 Northpoint Christian School students and six adults ventured away from their homes and got a taste of what life is like in the mission field, reaching out to serve people in poverty-stricken Jamaica.
Sacrificial giving, the ministry of tithing, members’ generosity, and God’s faithfulness has brought well-deserved gratitude to the members and pastor of Second Baptist Church in Hernando.
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It took more than a quarter-century from original writing to completed publication, but a book written by a Hernando church pastor is out to walk believers through the rough times and difficulties that one may term as Christian discipline.
Inmates serving their time at the DeSoto County Adult Detention Facility have someone they can call on when they feel it is time to consider their future once they leave the walls and barbed wire fencing that became their temporary home when they were convicted of a crime.
First Presbyterian Church, 1455 McIngvale Road in Hernando, has gone through a lot in recent years but church members now look forward to setting a new course and vision for one of the most established congregations in DeSoto County.
1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their own town to register.
The Christian world exclaims excitement over the coming celebration of Christmas on Tuesday, the day noted by Christendom as the birthday of the Savior, Jesus Christ.
A popular Southern Gospel music group that has been ministering in music for six decades is making its final tour and a concert in Hernando early next year will be among its appearances.
Kenneth Carlisle, who goes by the nickname, “Bubba,” has acquired the recipe for leading a spiritually healthy and emotionally fulfilled life and it involves being drug and alcohol free.
The youth of New Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Nesbit received a lesson in being thankful for the blessings they enjoy in the modern world by listening to stories of hardship and hard work during years of the Great Depression and World War II.