New Year, New Resolve

New Year, New Resolve

It’s January, and you know what that means: an endless barrage of “New Year, New You” advertisements from every marketing outlet available. I’ve lost count of the number of ads I’ve seen for gym memberships, diet supplements, weight loss surgery and meal plans – all...
Why to Consider What This Time is Doing to You

Why to Consider What This Time is Doing to You

Playing basketball with my son and his friends resulted in a trip to the emergency room. I heard a snap when jumping off my right leg for an easy layup, followed by significant pain. Tests revealed that I had sustained two torn meniscus and a torn ACL, which required...

Loving the Impossible

A sermon delivered by Joel Snider, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Rome, Ga., on May 13, 2012. Philippians 4:10-13 Morning Prayer: O Loving God, we pray today for all mothers everywhere.  We pray blessing upon mothers who can provide their children with all things and...

Why God Wants You to Live in the Moment

The Greek language, which is the language of the New Testament, can use more than one word to describe ideas and things. As such, the concept of time has two separate words. The Greek terms for time are chronos and kairos, each of which is translated by our English...