• THE CARPENTER'S SHOP: Persecution of Christians affects millions worldwide

    Christians around the world are experiencing unprecedented persecution. Reporter and news analyst Kirsten Powers, interviewed in the Daily Beast, said, “Christians in the Middle East and ...

  • TORI'S KENYA: Only in Africa

    The six hour car ride in an ancient Land Cruiser and frightening terrain would have been enough to make anyone exhausted. Then, with two more hours of the worst leg of the journey at day break ... READ MORE

  • Benefit concert features Michael O’Brien

    The Emerald Coast Rescue Mission of Fort Walton Beach will host a Benefit Concert featuring Christian recording artist Michael O’Brien at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at ... READ MORE

  • WAYPOINTS: Changing our sphere of influence

    The summer season is winding down. Labor Day has come and gone along with much of the crowd. For those who make their living from the sea, another busy half-year on the Gulf has given way to a ... READ MORE

  • Children of Kenya

    Al and Missy Terry and their daughters, Victoria and Sophia, continue their mission work in Soysambu Wildlife Conservancy — Nakura, Kenya. Destiny Kenya is an outreach of Destiny Worship Center ... READ MORE

  • Justin Mozina on South African mission

    When Justin Mozina was growing up in Crestview, he declared that he was not serious enough about preparing to go on a mission. He said, “I was one of the most unprepared missionaries to ... READ MORE

  • Faith News Sept. 13

    60th Anniversary Service First Baptist Church of Destin, 201 Beach Drive, will celebrate its 60th Anniversary Service at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 14. Bible study is at 9:15 a.m. After the service, ther... READ MORE

  • WONDERFUL THINGS: The secret to contentment

    I recently watched a fascinating documentary by Lauren Greenfield called “The Queen of Versailles.”  It was about a super-wealthy couple in Southern Florida, Jackie and David Seigel, the ... READ MORE

  • New worship leader

    First Baptist Church of Destin has welcomed Jennifer Vest as its new worship leader. She will lead the choir, praise team, and congregation in music as well as play the piano for worship services... READ MORE

  • Faith News Sept. 6

    Grief Support Group The Destin United Methodist Church sponsored Stephen Ministers will hold a grief group for all those who have experienced a loss. The group will meet for six consecutive wee... READ MORE


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