Just off of Highway 6 in Oxford sits a haven of sorts deep in the woods, isolated from the world. Camp Lake Stephens, a faith-based summer camp and retreat center, serves as a spiritual escape from the “real world.”
Sometimes it can be difficult to relate to historical figures. They roamed the Earth hundreds and thousands of years ago. What could they possibly have in common with modern man?
Imagine going from sleeping on carpet in India as a child, to immigrating to America as a teen, and now owning profitable businesses at age 22.
The Oxford-Lafayette County Habitat for Humanity is underfunded, and the woodworkers of Oxford are trying to fix that. On Feb. 11, Oxford University United Methodist Church held a charity auction and dinner, featuring original pieces made by woodworkers from the church’s congregation and the LOU community.
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Oxford is growing and expanding. In the past year, the church at 403 University Ave., has been renovated to add space for more mass attendees. There are approximately 400 families within the parish, and the building had limited space.
The small Mississippi communities of Hickory Flat, Pontotoc, Ingomar, East Webster and the African country of Uganda all have one thing in common – Michael Seger.
Growing up, I was very involved in my church and was very passionate about spreading the Word and helping people, but I felt as if there wasn’t enough being done. This was until I found out about a mission project that my youth group went on every year at the beginning of June.
OLIVE BRANCH – Winter is finally coming to an end in 2018. However, the incredibly frigid temperatures have been destructive. Longview Heights Baptist Church is in the midst of a full sanctuary renovation after falling victim to the freezing January temperatures.
Church, for a long time, has been painted as a stuffy building where you stand when you’re told, bow your head when it’s time, and sing the songs on the screen, but not loud enough for your pew neighbor to hear you.
It’s hard to imagine waking up every day not knowing where you’ll find your next meal. A group of University of Mississippi students are working with the organization Feed the Hunger, a non-profit that works to feed spiritual and physical hunger.
Students from the Ole Miss chapter of Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, an interdenominational ministry of Assemblies of God USA Christian for college students, recently met in the UM Band Hall for the group’s first culture night, focusing on African American church culture.
Many children and adults have spent time at Camp Hopewell. Gracyn Ashmore is a University of Mississippi freshman journalism student during the week. On the weekend, she works as a counselor and social media coordinator at Camp Hopewell.
Preaching to children about abstinence is unrealistic. When you know teens are having sex, you should inform them about the consequences.
At first glance, people perceive a person that is reserved and quiet to be antisocial or shy. Although either option could be true, most people have an underlying issue that is the cause for their quietness.
To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novel written by Harper Lee that has a become a classic of modern American literature. The novel has been used in the curriculum of thousands of high schools across the United States because of the narratives about racial inequality and the cultural significance of the novel.
I have always been eager to perform. Since childhood, I loved being on a stage and making others smile. It is a feeling of great accomplishment to know I could be responsible for making others smile, laugh, and feel deep emotion through my work as a performer.
Ole Miss student Leigh Fredrickson describes herself as a calm person, but she recently started becoming anxious daily, which affected her sleep.
If a tree falls in the forest, but no one is around to hear it, did it really make a sound? Comparably, if white supremacist Richard Spencer arrives on campus spewing his ideology, but no students show up to listen, do his words hold any merit?
Savannah Christian is a typical 23-year-old. Strong, beautiful and courageous are three words that have been used to describe Christian and her story.
With House Bill 1523 now law in Mississippi, civil rights organizations seek equality for LGBTQ community
On Oct. 10, House Bill 1523, also known as the Religious Liberty Accommodations Act, was passed in Mississippi, and some fear it may give businesses and the government freedom to discriminate against the community.
A group of University of Mississippi students enrolled in Religion 102 woke up early on a Sunday morning after a home football game to venture into the woods surrounding Batesville for a class assignment.
Justin “Fish” Robinson’s “day” began with a several-hour-long drive back to Oxford. The pastor had spent the previous night spotting for a radio station broadcasting the Ole Miss-Alabama game.
Every pregnancy is unique, but things get a little more interesting when you enter your senior year of college and discover that you’re pregnant with triplets.