Tag Archive: church

Sep 08

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

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

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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Apr 28

God never promised life would be fair

Tim was a warrior. He joined the Marines about four years ago and was excited about serving his country. Why the Marines? Because he wanted to be where the action was; he wanted to make a difference; he wanted to count. Tim finished training and shipped off to Iraq. He wasn’t sitting in an office …

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Apr 24

Honor Him!

Honor gives recognition to the work of someone other than ourselves. It is placing significance, importance or value on what they have done or accomplished. It places them above us in a position that commands respect for what they have done or who they are. To honor someone requires us, first and foremost, to be …

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Apr 24

Church in the shade reaches the homeless and down-trodden

Most of us enjoy a picnic in the shade. We look upon it as an enjoyable outing to be savored, but others have no choice–they are homeless. Shade Tree Ministry’s Clay Perkins prayed for the Lord’s will on how to help and witness to the city’s darkest side. Every time he took his words of …

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Jan 30

Defining Christianity downward

By Tom Flannery I once heard a pastor named Fred Price in California tell of a time back in the 1970s when he and a friend visited a church in downtown Los Angeles.  They had heard that God was moving there and miracles were taking place, so they wanted to check it out for themselves. …

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Nov 03

Day 26,000

By Gary Hardaway There is a website I sometimes check called “Dead or Alive,” a sort of Who’s Who that keeps track of the living and the departed. It’s designed to answer the question, “whatever happened to . . . (fill in the blank)? Let’s say you want to know about the stars of the …

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