Tag Archive: God

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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Aug 13 2015

Junior League Preps Young Scholars

Kelly Bell/ETR Despite still being mired in the dog days of a typically sweltering East Texas summer, the time has come to look ahead to the coming school year. Uniforms, shoes and sundry supplies for area students are a matter on the minds of most parents. Junior League of Longview collaborated with Buckner Children and …

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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 30 2015

Declaring Independence


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


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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