Australian leads church

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MIDLAND Pastor Brent Johnson was a teenager when he felt God’s call to become a minister, but he got an accounting degree and worked...

DAWNINGS: Small acts make all the difference

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By Rev. Dawn Weaks Pastor, Connection Christian Church I remember the news article from 20 years ago, a testament to the power of a tiny act...

Church News September 11, 2021

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The Odessa American welcomes church special events. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesdays for consideration for the following Saturday’s edition. Email oalife@oaoa.com. Holy Redeemer Catholic...

125th anniversary celebration

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First Baptist Church, 311 W. Eighth St., will celebrate its 125th anniversary celebration with worship services with special guests Ernest Easley and Curtis Brewer...

‘Weeping Prophet’ also espoused hope

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Known as “The Weeping Prophet,” Jeremiah was also a very important one, husbanding Israel and Judah through their long enslavement in Babylon and writing...

BRASWELL: Important words

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By Dr. Jimmy Braswell Chaplain, Home Hospice of Odessa I have recently recovered from COVID-19. I have two important words for us all. One: an enormous “Thank...

Church News September 4, 2021

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The Odessa American welcomes church special events. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesdays for consideration for the following Saturday’s edition. Email oalife@oaoa.com. Odessa Christian Faith...

Rev. Lopez serves school, three churches

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The Rev. Ricardo “Rick” Lopez says the love of God is so incredible as to seem impossible. And he says God’s love is so powerful...

COLEMAN: One sermon at a time

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By Landon Coleman Pastor, Immanuel In September, I’ll be posting an article on by blog titled “Preaching Brick by Brick.” That article is directed toward regular...

NUGGETS: Awake

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By Jannie Linney “Do not be deceived: evil company corrupts good habits. Awake to Righteousness and sin not; for some do not have the knowledge...