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Living With Purpose

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    There’s hardly anything more motivating than to see a person take a physical challenge or limitation and maximize its positive effectiveness. There once was a man in the church where I pastored who had a condition that confined him to the use of a walker. He could only take small steps. After talking […]

Benefiting My Fathers Arrows

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Above The Rim FCA Recipients

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Jorja Agrait and Blayne Miller both represented the Lady Royals and the men’s basketball teams for Jay, respectively.  The FCA event is held annually at the First Baptist Church in Pensacola. The event, which celebrated its 20th year on Monday, fed every boys and girls basketball team in both Santa Rosa and Escambia counties.  The evening […]

Living With Purpose 

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    Early in our marriage, my wife and I purchased a house that was listed on the National Registry of Historical Places. It was built in 1901 in a small town in the northwest corner of Florida. We both had an affinity for old homes and this seemed like a grand opportunity to restore […]

Coon Hill Day 

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Local Jay resident and runner, Matthew Dobson, decided to be creative and coordinate a fundraiser for the preservation and restoration of the Coon Hill cemetery located south of Jay. The Coon Hill Community came into existence around 1820 near a big spring of fresh water and had a general merchandise store, stable, blacksmith shop, Pony […]

Living With Purpose

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    It’s troubling that so many people live in a restless and disparaging condition. Countless people are dissatisfied with life in general and the slightest petty annoyances sets them off. Even more troubling is the inability for the average person to sit still for any length of time. Being still and silent are strange […]

Living With Purpose 

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    A little girl admired her Daddy for many reasons. And one of them was his consistent display of happiness and positive attitudes.    “Why are you so happy all the time Daddy?” she asked.     Realizing the teachable moment, he told her, “It’s because of Jesus! He’s the one that makes me […]

Living With Purpose

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  While attending an arts festival several years ago I noticed two paintings on large canvases. They were impressive due to their size and intricate details. But it was the contrasting elements that caught my eye the most. They were both sheep pictures. The first one was a summer scene with a beautiful landscape that […]

Cora Baptist Church Youth Presents Play

Cora Baptist Youth will be presenting the play, “HOW The Grinch Found JESUS”, January 08, at 6 pm. Everyone one is invited to attend this special event that should prove both enjoyable and entertaining for all. Don’t miss it!

90th Anniversary for Pine Level

PINE LEVEL BAPTIST CHURCHJay Florida Celebrating the 90th Anniversary of its Founding Sunday, January 15, 2017 beginning at 10:00 AM Former members and friends are invited to join our congregation in “Praising God For His Faithfulness” through scripture, hymns and special music, generational stories, family group pictures which will be included in the Time Capsule, […]