Tag Archive: Christian

Sep 20 2015



By William Cripe Sr A “Christian view” of immigration is challenging. I openly confess, sometimes my “Americanism” clouds my Christianity. Since the Scriptures tell the story of a nation whose very history is one of divinely directed immigration, the issue might seem pretty straightforward. In reality, the Bible does not deal with it directly. By …

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Sep 06 2015

NBCI Support’s Kim Davis’ Conviction in God’s Authority


Black Churches Stand Behind Kim Davis’ Conviction in God’s Authority Says Supreme Court’s Ruling Violates Religious Liberty The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, is speaking out in strong support of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis’ steadfast commitment to upholding traditional …

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Sep 05 2015

Here’s Hope!


Jake Hess, the great gospel singer was known to say, “Things are going to get better, get worse or stay about the same.” How true! We all seem to face three types of trouble: things that troubled us in the past, things that are troubling us now and things we expect to trouble us in …

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Aug 17 2015

Longview Sets Off Youth Gospel Explosion

Erika Estrada and Paloma Rubio

ETR/Staff Report J- S.T.A.R Ministries recently hosted a spectacular Youth Explosion Event at the First United Methodist Church in Longview Texas. J-S.T.A.R is an organization that provides programs for youth development for at risk children.  Everyone loves the sound of music, and what better way to jump-start a back-to-school weekend with gospel music and fellowship …

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Aug 15 2015

Kids Talk About God


by Carey Kinsolving Who Is a Disciple of Christ? “People will know that I am a follower of Jesus if I get caught doing good deeds,” says Emma, 8. Being caught for doing good deeds? That isn’t the way it worked at the elementary school I attended. But that’s the policy instituted at Cincinnati Hills …

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Jul 31 2015

Black Church Initiative Blasts Cosby

ETR staff report The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) is a Christian-based confederation of 34,000 congregations composed of 15.7 million African-American parishioners. This organ has issued a powerful condemnation of the recently revealed misdeeds of actor Bill Cosby, and is calling on him to make reparations to his victims. On Wednesday, July 22 the California …

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Jun 22 2015

Why do people have to die?

People die because “God wants more angels,” says Katie, 6. Though some people act like angels and others like the devil, angels are angels and people are people. With the exception of morticians, no one likes funerals. When we experience the loss of a friend or a loved one, it’s easy to forget that death …

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Sep 14 2014

What Will You Do When You See God? (Part 2)

“When I see God, he’ll make a rainbow for me,” says Ally, 5. “He’s gonna show me how to make one. He’s gonna sit down in the grass and eat an apple with me.” Ally’s answer is more than cute. It could be insightful as well. Who knows the entire capabilities of a resurrected body …

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