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It is a marriage of the “old” and the “new,” the traditional and the contemporary, and the prospects are exciting for a building that has likely seen more than its fair share of marriages, along with worship services, and in recent times even country gospel programs and other presentations o…

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There is an organization that has as its primary mission the ability to serve others in times of crisis need and are inviting others to help it live out the mission detailed in 1 Peter 4:10, “As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace.”

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The new lead pastor of The Church of Lake Forest at 7180 Goodman Road West in Walls knows the sanctuary, halls and rooms of his new church home very well. Actually, it’s not really a new home for him, but rather a homecoming.

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Sharing a meal together and the common unity as Christian believers, pastors and lay leaders with area churches gathered recently at Hernando Underground cafe to promote the 1 Hernando Community Lenten Worship Services, with an emphasis on "unity."

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Trinity Baptist Church of Southaven Pastor Chad Everson likely believes divine providence joined with a helping hand from another local church to help his congregation move from almost closing its doors. Now, the church Everson leads is growing and serving the area around its new location.

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People in DeSoto County are becoming ever-increasingly aware that, in the midst of affluence, there remains segments of the county where hunger is a real fact of life.

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Over the past decade, women who have been abused have found a safe home in DeSoto County.

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As Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Pastor Rev. Adam Gordon was struggling with what to do with the next stage of life while completing a degree in religion from Drury University in Springfield, Mo., he was advised by a professor that, “With a religion degree you have two options. You c…

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Seekers of Christ who don’t feel comfortable in a traditional church location can now find that comfort in a new church home that has started in Southaven.

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It seems like Rev. Sam Burton of Southaven First United Methodist Church was just made to be a pastor.

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Two large North Mississippi churches, including one in Southaven, have voted to take the rare step of moving toward a departure from its church affiliation and go in a another direction.

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"Good grief" was a catch-phrase that the cartoon character Charlie Brown often uttered.

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Someone may be excused for mistaking Hope Chapel as a retail store along Midsouth Drive in Olive Branch, but Pastor Ryan Vanderford believes his storefront church offers something more eternal than a new dress or craft item.

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From being a lay pastor at a Missionary Baptist Church in Memphis to starting a new church in his home with just his wife and three children, Greg Dotson has seen Community of Believers, 7395 Stateline Road in Olive Branch, grow in just a few short years to a membership of over 200 and a reg…

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During nearly a lifetime of researching her own family roots, a Mid-South author has uncovered information that she believes lends background behind the name of one of DeSoto County’s leading communities of believers.

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Here's the wind up and the pitch — Jesus Christ is the answer for eternal hope and salvation.

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Vincent McCaskill says it was a “Damascus Road Experience” which has led him to go into ministry and be the founding pastor of By God Inspired Fellowship in what was a former motorcycle dealership location in Horn Lake.

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John Edmonds is involved in a battle as a warrior for winning the souls of men to a saving relationship with Christ and removing them from a life sentence of dependency. 

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A Christmas season event that became quite popular in its first presentation last year will return this year. It’s meant to bring the true message of Christmas in a compelling, real way.

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To a Christian and those who celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the Christmas holidays are a special time when friends and family gather around the hearth and celebrate God's gift to mankind.

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A couple stands underneath the clock tower on the north side of the historic DeSoto County Courthouse.

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Sister Margaret Sue likes watching things grow.

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Father Thi Pham, SJC, a refugee from Vietnam, speaks passionately about his church family at Christ the King Catholic Church.

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A Southaven church plans to use Halloween weekend not to hand out candy and treats, but rather to provide a more meaningful and eternal message to youngsters, especially teenagers. 

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