Tag Archive: Jesus

Apr 03

Taste of Heaven:Coming together to serve the Kingdom

This  beautiful spring Sunday morning brought Longview church-goers from First Baptist Church, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, and Red Oak Baptist Church together for a Unity Community Worship Service at the Broughton Recreational Center. The Center was packed wall-to-wall  with people of all races, praising and worshiping KING JESUS. The  3 churches combined their choirs, and …

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Mar 26

A Mustard Seed of Encouragement and Empowerment: Being Still and Standing Aside As God Works

In one of her enduringly spiritual and relevant books, The Secret Door to Success, Florence Scovel Shinn offers a most profound and powerful meditation. “Spiritual development means the ability to stand still, or aside, and let Infinite Intelligence lift your burdens and fight your battles.” Simply put, Shinn recommends “letting go and letting God” as …

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Mar 12

Son of God movie: Jesus for the third millennium

When I first met television producer Mark Burnett (Survivor, Shark Tank, The Voice), he was lunging through a small band of onlookers, bicep flexed, hammering the air with an emphatic fist. “I see him as strong—powerful, impressive,” he was saying. I could fairly hear the BANG! as fist struck air. He had my attention. “Who?” …

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Mar 10

Why do people not respect God?

“Some people do not respect God because they believe in something else,” says Megan, 11. “They believe in two planets crashing together and creating the Earth. Some people also believe in monkeys creating us.” “Monkey see; monkey do” is the way people act when they place their faith blindly in scientists who propose we arrived …

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Mar 03

Mark Burnett’s Son of God movie: Action Epic

Mark Burnett and Roma Downey get religion. At least they get The Bible. Their 2013 blockbuster television miniseries of that name garnered accolades while reaching huge audiences. Now they’ve adapted its “Jesus” portion with new footage for theaters. Prolific television producer Burnett (Survivor, The Voice, Shark Tank) and his wife, actress/producer Downey (Touched by an …

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Mar 02

Why did Jesus say we must enter His kingdom with childlike faith?

“Children don’t know about sin, and that’s why they go to heaven. Grown-ups know about sin, so they get a choice,” says Taylor, 8. Taylor, have you ever disobeyed your parents? No further questions. “You can learn more stuff as a child. A child is smarter than an adult,” says Hoss, 7. Most children learn …

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Feb 23

Which Way Are We To Go?

A shabbily dressed man begging for money was asked, “When you awaken in the morning how do you determine which way you are going to go?” Puzzled for a moment, he thought and then answered, “I always turn my back to the wind,” he replied. “Where I go does not make any difference.” In refusing …

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Feb 16

I didn’t really mean it

  Marcie stood before her Dad looking at her favorite toy car. Suddenly she jumped up in his lap and said, “You know, Daddy, this is my favorite toy. But I want you to have it.” Surprised, he asked, “Why, I know that you love this little car. Why are you giving it to me?” …

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