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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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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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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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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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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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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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A ministry at a DeSoto County church that aims to uplift youngsters and people with special needs, along with their families, has thrived in that role over the past 15 years. 

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Getwell Road United Methodist Church Senior Pastor Bill Beavers admits he was called to the ministry at an early age, but he struggled mightily with accepting that call for years, instead establishing a farming operation and raising dairy cattle near his home in New Albany. 

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You may think there is little heavenly about the game of baseball, but for a ministry headed up by a Hernando native, a donation of gear from one of the top high school baseball programs in Mississippi to that ministry can certainly be called “Heaven sent.”

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In the Bible, Psalms 144:1 urges the nation of Israel to "Praise the Lord, who is my rock. He trains my hands for war and gives my fingers skill for battle."

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