A number of DeSoto County churches are drop-off sites for Operation Christmas Child, a project with the faith-based Samaritan’s Purse program, initiated by evangelist and missionary Franklin Graham, the son of the late evangelist Billy Graham.
Psalm 96:1 exhorts believers to “sing to the Lord a new song.” The place of music in worship is a powerful and vital component of believers’ expressions of praise to God, both in corporate worship and in a personal way.
At least two DeSoto County churches are joining more than 235 Mississippi faith communities on Nov. 10 to pray for orphans around the world and children in foster care across the state.
Jason Grissom, student ministry pastor at Broadway Baptist Church in Southaven, heard from members of his youth group who wanted to continue serving others once they returned from mission trips that took them away from home.
Workers were making final preparations for the Sept. 19 start of the annual Mid-South Fair at the Landers Center in Southaven. For 161 years, the event has been an entertainment staple of the Mid-South area. It moved to Southaven from its Memphis location in 2009 and has been in DeSoto Count…
In the latest Chicken Soup for the Soul book, titled “Chicken Soup for the Soul: “Angels All Around,” a Horn Lake author expresses the desires of her heart and how she thinks an angel helped provide that. Marianne Gage who writes under the name M. Elizabeth Gage, contributed an item titled, …
Worship can be considered a form of celebration; that is celebrating who God is and how we can be connected to eternal life with God through His Son, Jesus Christ.
Southpoint Church Director of Operations Charley Short says he and lead pastor Craig Wendel see it on a nearly weekly basis when they arrive at the church for Sunday services. They can glance at a nearby lodging facility and see it happening. Young women are being left with instructions to o…
Unique in its wholesome message, pure harmonies and positive, faith-filled music, the Southern Gospel style of music is among the most popular musical genres across Christian America. But it is especially popular in the southeastern part of the country, where many flock to churches and other…
A small church in Southaven is hoping to make a big difference to its area next weekend when Perfecting Kingdom Outreach Ministries holds a Community Health Day at its 9069 Millbranch Road location.
Broken and hurting women will soon have a new place to call home in DeSoto County when a faith-based safe house called Leah's House opens later this year.
In John’s Gospel we pick up the story of yet another appearance of our Lord Jesus Christ after his crucifixion and resurrection. Jesus is walking by the sea of Tiberius. Fittingly, this story begins in much the same way as the story of when Jesus’ earthly ministry began three years earlier.
What is termed a “spiritual boot camp for men with drug and alcohol addiction” in northeast Arkansas now has a new residential home for men from DeSoto County and the area.
In a time when national disunity is high and barriers both intentional and unintentional still divide people along racial lines, several churches in the area have started working toward racial reconciliation and First Baptist Church of Olive Branch (FBCOB) is leading the charge.
Horn Lake community leaders have welcomed the Word of Faith Christian Center to its new home, 1881 Nail Road West in Horn Lake. Senior Pastor Joe L. Butts leads the congregation.
For the past week, Lauren Gross and Ashtyn Baker have been playing basketball. That’s not new to the pair who played for and led Northpoint Christian School to Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) Division II-A state championships and became best friends while doing it.