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Apr 28 2013

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 2013

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 2012

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 2012

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 2011

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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Oct 06 2011

Family camp

International ALERT Academy is slated to present its 2011 Family Camp. Families come from around the country for a week of family-focused speakers, activities, and events from October 8- 15. For more information, please call 903-636-2000 ext. 2101, or contact Melanie Bogner at mbogner@alertacademy.com

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Jul 19 2011

On giving and receiving

By Greg Asimakoupoulos This coming Sunday I’ll walk my middle daughter down the center aisle of a Chicago church. In over thirty years as a clergyman, I have performed countless weddings. But this will be the first one as father of the bride. I have it all rehearsed in my head. I am guessing that …

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Feb 17 2011

Wesley-McCabe celebrates 12 years of merger

Wesley-McCabe Methodist Church had its humble beginnings in 1896 in the home of one John Patillo.  Seven members comprised the congregation.  A Reverend Taylor Moore was the first (and unpaid) pastor, but following several brief pastorates the Reverend S.W. Johnson was assigned to the church.  Influenced by Johnson’s powerful preaching several more people joined the …

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