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Memorable wedding bloopers

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When a couple and I talk about their wedding ceremony, I always remind them that no matter how hard we try to plan every detail, something will happen that will create a memory unique to their wedding. Just as rehearsals rarely start on time, weddings normally don’t go 100 percent as planned.

You and your church

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In Matthew 16, Jesus established His church. Surrounded by temples to pagan gods, Jesus gave His disciples a pop test about His identity.

“Who do you say that I am?”

Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God.”

Hey, parents, we’re not perfect, but it’s never too late to do better

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We were still sitting at the Sunday dinner table, hosting a missionary couple who had shared in worship that morning. Three of my kids filled them in on upcoming plans and adventures. One daughter was about to leave for Africa, and these folks had previously served in Africa.

‘Eat Mor Chick’n’ on Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day August 1

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I was out of town on vacation two weeks ago when the news hit about Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy’s clarification on the company’s stand on biblical marriage.

“Guilty as charged,” he was quoted as saying when asked about his corporation’s support of traditional, biblical marriage.

On this Independence Day, are we practicing our independence?

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Last November, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a resolution “reaffirming ‘In God We Trust’ as the official motto of the United States.” The next day, President Obama responded, “I trust in God, but God wants to see us help ourselves by putting people back to work.”

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Government

The Georgia Department of Labor announced this week that the unemployment rate in the Three Rivers region in July was 7.1 percent, up five-tenths of a percentage point from 6.6 percent in June.

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Opinion

When I was a kid growing up in Kingsport, Tenn., my next-door neighbor, and a few years older than me, was Lonnie Bailey. He was the coolest guy I knew.

Community

The 26th Annual Native American Festival & Powwow, sponsored by the Butts County Historical Society, is scheduled for Sept. 12-13 at Indian Springs Hotel/Museum, 1807 Hwy. 42 S.

Sports

Northgate 45, Shaw 0 Pace Academy 34, Our Lady of Mercy 3 Starr's Mill 21, Whitewater 7 Jonesboro 17, Sandy Creek 15 East Coweta 35, Arabia Mountain 28

Lifestyle

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Jansal Valley Raw Macadamia Nuts distributed in Georgia due to potential health risk.