Tag Archive: God

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 30 2015

Declaring Independence

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By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, the 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain. The Declaration summarized the colonists’ motivations for seeking independence. By declaring themselves an independent nation, the American colonists were able to confirm an official alliance with the Government of …

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Jun 24 2015

Prayer Power

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Longview Clergy Coalition President Jeff Borgwardt is clear on the reasons for his group’s call for prayer. With all the issues Longview has faced during the past six months, and with summer starting he and the Coalition, decided this is an even-better-than-usual time to pray. The Coalition has hosted prayer walks in the past, but …

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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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Mar 08 2015

If God Gave You Unlimited Power, What Would You Do?

By Carey Kinsolving I would slide down a rainbow. I would have a new baby brother. I would pet a lizard,” says Rebekah, 6. I didn’t realize petting a lizard required unlimited power. Move over, NASA. Here comes Michael, 6: “I would like to fly. I want to touch the sun. I want to fly …

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Feb 15 2015

Are You Going To Heaven

By Carey Kinsolving “My grandma thinks I’m going to heaven,” says Kole, 6. Why is it that most grandchildren can’t get enough of their grandparents? Most grandparents are smart enough to just love on their grandkids. They leave the hard stuff like correction and discipline for the parents. Kids instinctively sense when someone loves them. …

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Feb 08 2015

What is love?

By Carey Kinsolving “I think love is being kind, helpful and caring for others , ” says Patrick, 7. “I once showed love for my mom when I agreed to go to her favorite restaurant after I tasted their food.” That’s really love. I think I’ve eaten at the same restaurant. “My mom shows love …

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Dec 28 2014

How Can Christians Be the Salt of the Earth and the Light of the World?

By Carey Kinsolving “I won’t call names or hit people,” says Heather, 8. That’s a start. Being the light of the world doesn’t call for knocking everyone else’s lights out. Jesus had something different in mind when he told his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth” and “You are the light of the …

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