Tag Archive: hope

Sep 18 2015

What Will You Do When You See God? (Part 1)


“When I see God, I will give him a big hug,” says Whitney. “Then I will go say ‘hi’ to all the people in Bible times. Then I will ask him everything I ask my parents that they can’t answer.” Whitney, I’m sure your parents will rejoice with you. “I will fall down on my …

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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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Jul 10 2015

Art’s Labor of Love

Anup Bhandari, Sean Scott, The Thorn Family: Gabriel, Jametria, Lashuna, Terry and Keith;  and Carl Darnell Sr.

Kelly Bell/ETR Longview’s Art Walk provides artists with inspiration as well as financial support as art lovers and philanthropists come together to assist fine arts in East Texas and the less fortunate in the area. “It was a success!” cried delighted Art Walk organizer Anup Bhandari. The event was a heart-helping gesture to come to …

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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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Jun 23 2013

Man of Steel movie: Got hope?

“What’s the ‘S’ stand for?” Lois Lane asks Superman in the new movie. “It’s not an ‘S’,” responds the Man of Steel. “On my world, it means ‘hope’.” A symbol of hope for humanity: That’s how Man of Steel portrays the legendary hero. There’s plenty of action and drama: General Zod, a villain from Krypton, …

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Jun 02 2013

Willing to wait

A pastor decided to change the order of service. He convinced himself that his congregation was bored and disinterested in his messages because they had been following the same format for several years. For years the ushers would take up the offering, the choir would sing and then he would preach. To “mix” things up …

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May 01 2012

A bridge over troubled water

By: Kendall Wingrove   A century after the sinking of the Titanic, crowds still line up at museums around the world to see artifacts associated with the event that cost 1,500 lives. Recent news coverage surrounding the 100th anniversary of the 1912 tragedy demonstrates that it remains a powerful and revealing tale about almost every …

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