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Pastor Spotlight: Jerry Alexander

Rev. Jerry Alexander is the senior pastor of Greater Community Baptist Church, which is located at 189 SE President St., in Madison. Alexander has been a pastor for 14 years. “A strong calling from God,” is what led him into the ministry. “ I enjoy studying, preaching and teaching God’s word,” said Alexander. He further stated that he is motivated to build the Kingdom of God “one block at a time.” His favorite verse of scripture is Matthew 6:33, But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things…

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Mt. Olive Baptist Church to welcome new pastor

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. Mt. Olive Baptist Church has called Rev. Will Jacobs to be their pastor.  Jacobs will be beginning his ministry with the church on Sunday, June 4, at 10:30 a.m.  Van Kelly and Friends will present the special music that morning. During the service, Jacobs will deliver his first message as the pastor of the church. “My heartthrob is to share the gospel with everyone,” said Jacobs. He feels he was called as a pastor, teacher and evangelist. “My sincere desire is to get involved in the community…

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The Enough Movement

Selina Iglesias: Greene Publishing, Inc. According to the National Report on Self Esteem, 98 percent of girls, specifically teenagers, feel there is an immense pressure from external sources to look a certain way – is there any wonder why? Society and the media put so much emphasis on what is “perfect” and what is not. Because of this, women and young girls are given unrealistic expectations as to what they should look like – and when they fall short of that, their mental health and self esteem suffer; often, many…

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Corey Brandies to travel with Projects for Haiti

Nancy Taylor:Greene Publishing, Inc. Corey Brandies will be traveling to Haiti this summer on a mission trip with Projects for Haiti. He will be serving on a team specifically geared toward sustainable development for the nation. A second focus of the group will be providing healthcare for the people who live there. Brandies is obviously excited about his upcoming opportunity to work with “these amazing people.” Brandies shares the view of the mission group, Projects for Haiti, that “Haiti will rise again.” A graduate of Aucilla Christian Academy, Brandies attended…

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