Tag Archive: church

Nov 24 2013

Should you obey a law that forbids worshipping God?

“I would rather die than to obey a law that prohibits worshipping God,” says Sarah, age 8. “I love God with all my heart. You should do what’s right. Obey what’s right, and you will be fine.” Thank you for your incredible statement, Sarah. I’m amazed and challenged by your love and devotion. “I would …

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Oct 04 2013

Local congregations sow seeds of hope

Wesley United Methodist Church, Greggton United Methodist Church, First Gladewater United Methodist Church, Newgate Mission, Longview Community Garden Network, and the Friends of the South Longview Community have come together to bless and work the land for our Lord. Wesley-McCabe Pastor Virginia Wall, expressed thanks and gratitude to all who attended, and then turned over …

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Oct 02 2013

Does God’s love make you want to give?

Does experiencing God’s love make you want to give? Some current social scientific research suggests it might. University of Akron sociologist Matthew T. Lee says, “Millions of Americans frequently experience divine love and for them this sense of God’s love not only enhances existential well-being, but underlies a sense of personal meaning and purpose and …

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Sep 15 2013

Time for a new song?

    Sunday church bulletins quite often reveal more than the words printed on them. Other than the date on the front of the bulletin the order of service changes very little. There seems to be three important words that appear in every order of service: Invocation, Offering and Benediction. And in between those words …

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Sep 13 2013

Texas Historical Marker unveiling slated – Dedication recognizes Longview’s Jerusalem Baptist Church for historical significance

An Official Texas Historical Marker will be unveiled this weekend for Longview’s Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1327 E. Cotton St. The public is invited to the 10 a.m. Saturday, September 14 event at the church. Participating in the marker dedication will be representatives from the church, city, county and Gregg County Historical Commission. Jerusalem Baptist Church …

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Sep 08 2013

Faith in God: Good for your health?

Can faith in God improve your health? A surprising number of medical experts say it might. These scientists claim certain desirable qualities might be associated with personal faith and spiritual practice. Benefits often mentioned include speedier recovery from illness, lower blood pressure, stronger immune system, positive mental health and longer life. Insurance underwriters, call your …

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Jul 24 2013

NAACP Freedom Gala looms, tickets available

The Longview Gregg County Unit of the NAACP will host its “Pulling Together: The Time is Now” Freedom Fund Gala on Saturday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Faith Center at First United Methodist Church in downtown Longview. To culminate a year of community service and social justice activism, unit officers and members, as …

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May 05 2013

St. Arbucks is my kind of place

Okay, I’ll admit it. I’m a big Starbucks fan. It’s not just because I live in Seattle, either. While I like the bold- somewhat bitter- flavor associated with the world’s most successful coffee chain, it’s not just their signature taste that has me hooked. What I love about the Starbucks in our town is how …

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