Reggie Dabb’s unwed teenage mother was living in a chicken coop in Louisiana, considering whether to abort her unborn child, when she remembered a schoolteacher who told her students, “If you ever need anything, call me” and gave the students her home phone number. Desperate, she called Mrs. Dabbs.
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Milton is continuing its decades-long practice of offering fish dinners on Friday nights during Lent.
Liberty Church has an alcohol problem; more accurately, it has a zoning problem. City of Milton ordinances currently prevent the Pensacola-based church from using the Imogene Theatre as a place of worship because of its alcoholic beverage and zoning rules.
The pastors at Living Truth Church in Pace talk a lot about discipleship; in January, it began producing a podcast as a new resource to help its “D-Groups” – discipleship groups – better understand the previous Sunday’s sermon.
Allison and Daniel Hartman have 11 children ranging in age from 3 to 25. Parenting for a quarter century, with another decade-and-a-half in front of them, Allison said the Hartmans have “kind of a different take on raising a family.”
When a McDonald’s employee asked her manager if a Christian Life Church men’s Bible study group could meet in the store’s dining area, he asked one question:
Dr. John Walker, a Milton native who attended Mt. Pilgrim African Baptist Church and graduated with the Milton High School Class of 1985, had a momentous 2023. He earned a Doctor of Theology degree from The Empowerment Theological Institute & Bible Seminary and published his first book, “I Decree Your Apocalypse: Uncover Your Mystery.”
First responders accept that they will experience traumatic events; it’s what they do. But they aren’t immune to the mental health challenges those experiences create.
The window for congregations to “disaffiliate” from the United Methodist Church ended Dec. 31. Almost a quarter of the UMC’s 30,000 churches – about 7,500 – chose to leave the denomination. The Way UMC in Pace is not among the defectors.
The New Year’s Day service at New Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Bagdad celebrated the 161st anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, but guest speaker Dr. Antjuan Marsh urged listeners to champion spiritual emancipation.