Christianity

Faith in God unites Eagles

Faith in God unites Eagles

Religion can be a divisive topic in a locker room. For the Philadelphia Eagles, who will battle the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl Sunday in Minneapolis, faith in God has unified the team. Nick Foles, Carson Wentz, Zach Ertz, Trey Burton and Chris Maragos started a Bible study. There is a couple’s Bible […]

Divorce Care Ministry provides community to young and old

Divorce Care Ministry provides community to young and old

A divorce is the death of a marriage, and that can mean mourning, grief and uncertainty, said Navarre First Baptist Church Care Ministry Coordinator Linda Ranson Jacobs. Newly divorced people can feel isolated even among their loved ones as they process a life-changing event, but Jacobs said they do not have to be alone. Read […]

Research finds young adults falling away from the church

Research finds young adults falling away from the church

Roughly three of every four teens currently in a church youth group will not be sitting in a pew after they graduate high school. Multiple studies by groups such as research firm Barna Group (ongoing), Pew Research (2016) and the Protestant Church (2011) have all come to roughly similar conclusions: young adults, specifically millennials, are […]

Trespassing on peace?

Trespassing on peace?

The following arrived in our inbox as a letter to the editor, and the opportunity of a response should not pass: “Why do religions thrive in the modern world? Wouldn’t a true religion provide proof that their god is the one to worship? If they could provide this proof, I would understand, but the more […]

Locals bring aid, gospel to poverty-stricken Nicaragua

Locals bring aid, gospel to poverty-stricken Nicaragua

Tomorrow morning, Navarre locals Doug, Deborah and Paul Gilmore will wake with the sun in the heart of rural Nicaragua to begin a long day of feeding, building and preaching to the impoverished locals. The Gilmore family is on their eighth mission trip to Nicaragua as part of Light and Life Missions program, a group […]