Christian Times

Mattie Cooper celebrates her 100th birthday

April 12, 2013

Church members, family and friends of Mattie Cooper gathered together on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 to celebrate her 100th birthday at St. Anne’s Home for the Elderly, 3800 N. 92nd Street. Family members seated in front row are: Theresa Hughes (granddaughter), Destinae Franks (great-greatgreat- granddaughter), Mattie Cooper (honoree) and Daisy Franks (daughter). Pictured in second… [Read More]

How to study the Bible (Week 1)

April 10, 2013

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.T I have received many inquiries of late from readers requesting articles on the subject of studying the Bible. I will oblige those requests in this month’s series of articles. Paul says in 2 Timothy 2:15: “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that… [Read More]

Resurrection service held at Victory Missionary Baptist Church

April 10, 2013

Walking in the Light conference at Friendship Progressive Church Friendship Progressive Baptist Church and Dr. Michael A Cokes, Sr., is hosting a Women’s Conference, “Walking in the Light” on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Nine women will be preaching about the significance of shoes. First Lady Tangie Cokes will be preaching on “11… [Read More]

Following Jesus on the mountain and in the valley (Week 2)

March 27, 2013

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.MIN. M.TH Have you experienced the glory and presence of the Lord on one hand, only to have to battle sin, brokenness, disappointment, discouragement, challenges, loneliness, pain, fear, anxiety, and worry on the other? At those times you may find yourself questioning the validity of the work… [Read More]

Christian Heroes (Conclusion)

March 15, 2013

The Counseling Corner by Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.MIN. M.TH This month we have highlighted Christian heroes that have dedicated their lives to the work of God as well as influenced the lives of our society. While there are plenty other men and women we could have singled out, space limitations prevented me from doing… [Read More]

Setting limits and boundaries (Week 1)

January 3, 2013

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th. “But we will not boast of authority we do not have. Our goal is to stay within the boundaries of God’s plan for us…” – 2 Corinthians 10:13 (NLT) In response to our readers’ request, we will begin the New Year discussing the topic of… [Read More]

Christmas devotion: The real meaning of Christmas

December 20, 2012

By Martha Noebel It’s that time of year again. December has come and with it all the joys of Christmas. But what is the real meaning of Christmas? Is it the gifts under the tree, the lights in the windows, the cards in the mail, turkey dinners with family and friends, snow in the yard,… [Read More]

The Counseling Corner – Honoring grandparents – It’s great to be grand! (Week 4)

September 20, 2012

“Grandparents are similar to a piece of string – handy to have around and easily wrapped around the fingers of their grandchildren.” ~Author Unknown Last week we presented interesting facts regarding grandparents. Some of those details included the number of grandparents raising their grandchildren. The statistics are showing that it is a situation that is… [Read More]