Christian Concepts: Is entertainment necessary?

Gary B. King: Guest Columnist Over the years of writing a number of my articles have addressed issues that have arisen from within the entertainment industry. My last two articles were about the content of recently released movies, and while the entertainment industry is but one of the many influences Christians are exposed to, there is no denying that influence is both significant and pervasive. So what should a Christian think about the influence of the entertainment industry? Paul told Timothy, “If we have food and covering, with these we…

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David Ricky Taylor

David Ricky Taylor, age 59, died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at South Georgia Medical Center. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 30 at  2 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home in Madison. Taylor was born in Madison, where he was a lifelong resident. He loved gardening, nature, hunting, fishing, and mud-bogging. He was a member of Sons-of-the American Legion, Cherry Lake Post 224. Taylor is survived by his father: Jimmy Taylor of Perry; his mother: Ruth Taylor of Madison; two sons: Derek Taylor (Tatiana) of Jacksonville and Ricky…

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Kelly I. “Kim” Myers, Jr.

Kelly I. “Kim” Myers, Jr., age 67, of Lake City, died Monday, March 20, 2017 in the V.A. Medical Center in Gainesville, Fl., following a brief illness.  Raised in Fort McCoy, Fl., by his grandparents,  Tom and LaVera Best,  Myers moved to Lake City in 1979 from Palatka. Myers was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, having served in the U.S. Marine Corp. from 1968 to 1972. He attained the rank of Sergeant and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Medal of Valor.  He earned the title of Master…

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Richard T. Keeling

Mr. Richard T Keeling, age 77, died Wednesday, March 22, at his home in Lake Park, Ga.  Funeral services were held Friday, March 24, at Beggs Funeral Home, with a burial at Mt. Horeb Cemetery. Visitation was one hour prior to the service, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., at Beggs Funeral Home.  Keeling was born in Pinetta, where he lived all his life. He loved to fish and spend time with his family. He worked as a supervisor for Davis Enterprises and was a Member of Pinetta Baptist Church….

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