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Oct 4, 2022

Remembering Pastor John Kerns

John Martin Kerns passed away September 29, 2022, at the age of 66.

Pastor of the Navarre Beach church, “a church without walls,” Kerns led services since 1995.

Sep 29, 2022

East Bay Church to celebrate anniversary of Relaunch

East Bay Church, which was known as Midway Assembly of God until a few years ago, will be observing the anniversary of the church’s relaunch with the East Bay Birthday Celebration (1/44) on Sun., Oct. 9, at 10:30 a.m.

The celebration will feature a cookout with hotdogs and hamburgers, as well as an ice cream truck and outdoor games for children and adults alike. The 1/44 stands for one year since relaunch and 44 years as a local church. While the church will be celebrating its anniversary, Pastor Stacy Clearman will be focused on continuing to grow the church.

Sep 20, 2022

Daughter of late Christian musician delivers first sermon

Speaking publicly can be nerve wracking. Speaking publicly about a tragic period of your life can be exceptionally difficult. For Makenzie Weaver, however, its all part of God’s plan.

Back in January, Jay Weaver, Makenzie’s dad and the bass player in contemporary Christian band Big Daddy Weave, passed away following a battle with COVID-19.

Sep 13, 2022

New church opens in November

Come November, there will be a new church in town.

Gathering House, a non-denominational church, will have its first Sunday service on Nov. 6. To build excitement for the new church, which was announced in June, Pastor Anthony “AJ” Rice decided to hold a worship night on Fri., Sept. 2, at West Navarre Primary School.

Sep 6, 2022

Jehovah’s Witnesses return to door knocking

You might be hearing a knock on your door sometime soon. Jehovah’s Witnesses will resume their trademark door-to-door ministry beginning Sept. 1.

The nontrinitarian denomination suspended their famous campaign for two and a half years due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Aug 30, 2022

First Baptist of Navarre comes together during transition period

Change is hard. A time of transition for a church can be a tumultuous time and may even lead to a fracturing of the congregation.

According to Christianity Today, there are several ways to make a smoother transition, one of which is by getting people involved.

Aug 23, 2022

Navarre United Methodist looks to help vets through faith-based program

Beginning Monday, Sept. 12, Navarre United Methodist Church will be hosting a special course for combat veterans.

Reboot Combat Recovery is a faith-based, peer-led program that seeks to help heal trauma experienced by those who have experienced combat.

Aug 16, 2022

Grace’s Place in need of new location

A Navarre area ministry is looking for a new location to use in their mission. Grace’s Place is a nonprofit that helps provide healing and a stable living arrangement for single, adult women who have experienced sexual trauma.

The necessity for the move stems from an arrangement the ministry had with the owner of the house they have rented in Navarre since January 2021.

Aug 9, 2022

Online Judeo-Christian radio station launches in Navarre

A new 24/7 religious radio station based out of Navarre launched Aug. 1 online and on the IHeartRadio app. The radio program is part of Igniting a Nation, a network which has had a television program based in the Birmingham, Alabama area.

According to its website, Igniting a Nation is a non-profit ministry devoted to teaching, equipping, and connecting the dots of scripture for those who are hungry to deepen their relationship with God.

Aug 2, 2022

Battling together: The Orth’s find strength in faith during difficult time

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the US, except for skin cancer.

Each October, various groups and people promote breast cancer awareness, but breast cancer, as well as other cancers, can develop at any time of the year. Cancer, despite being so widespread, is a deeply personal battle and for Skip and Teresa Orth, their battle has just begun.