Why is Pentecost important? We know from its name that it occurred fifty days after the Passover, also known as the Feast of Weeks which was one of the major annual feasts (Deuteronomy 16:16). This meant that on the day of Pentecost we read of in Acts 2, there was an international audience gathered in Jerusalem that witnessed the outpouring of the Holy Spirit and allowed Peter’s sermon to incite a worldwide harvest for Christianity.
UNION COUNTY — While the term itself is of (relatively) recent vintage the United States of America has in fact been waging in one form or another at various levels a “war on drugs” and the problems growing out of drug addiction as far back as the eve of the Civil War.
UNION COUNTY — The Union County Council is the highest legislative body in Union County and is more often than not the go to institution for members of the public interested in getting things done in their neighborhood, in their town or city, in their community, and in their area of the county.
UNION — Between them they have served the City of Union for approximately 90 years but Union Public Safety Director Sam White’s and Union Municipal Court Judge Wade Hampton’s service to the City is coming to an end.
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a busy time for gardening and other outdoor activities. Gardening provides many benefits but like any outdoor activity it’s important to protect yourself from the sun’s damaging rays.
Sometimes we find ourselves in situations that make us think, “How did I get here, why is this happening? Did I really understand what God was telling me?” There have been many times in my life where I was so certain and able to move in faith for a decision only to soon find myself in doubt and wondering if I had actually done the “right” thing. We must be careful of dwelling on such questions because they may only incite more uncertainty. We can never go back and change the past, but we can surely learn from it to help us in our present situation.