Tag Archive: prayer

Sep 06 2015

NBCI Support’s Kim Davis’ Conviction in God’s Authority


Black Churches Stand Behind Kim Davis’ Conviction in God’s Authority Says Supreme Court’s Ruling Violates Religious Liberty The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, is speaking out in strong support of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis’ steadfast commitment to upholding traditional …

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Sep 04 2015

Storms and Struggles


As James was preparing to leave for the weekend, the vice-president called him into his office and asked him to sit down across the desk from him. In a somber voice he said, “I’m sorry, James, but we are reducing the sales staff and this was your last day with this company. Here’s a severance …

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Jul 11 2015

Dear Alma

Boyfriend Wants a Second Chance Dear Alma, My boyfriend left me to be with another woman. It wasn’t the first time he’s cheated, but it is the first time he moved out. He came by last weekend and asked if he could come back. He confided in me that he wasn’t looking to cheat and …

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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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Nov 26 2013

Giving Thanks Indeed: Longview Clergy Coalition leads the way

The Longview Clergy Coalition recently held a prayer rally at the Gregg County Court House. St. Mary’s Catholic Church’s Father Gavin Vaverek offered up opening prayers followed by the Reverend Lewis Thompson, Jr. who read aloud relevant scripture and led in a prayer thanking Jesus for the cross and for His spiritual blessings. Others of …

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Nov 03 2013

The wonder of work

Years ago a “hobo” came to the back porch as my mother sat there “shelling peas.” “Pardon me, Ma’am, but could you spare a meal to a starving traveler?” Graciously, but firmly, my mother responded and said she would be happy to provide a meal but he would have to do some yard work first. …

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Oct 06 2013

Are you there God?

It was time for her prayers before jumping into bed. Little Susie began her prayer by thanking God for all His blessings that day. She did really good on her tests and her best friend came to visit her after school. So she spent a special time thanking Him for all the good things He …

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Sep 15 2013

Time for a new song?

    Sunday church bulletins quite often reveal more than the words printed on them. Other than the date on the front of the bulletin the order of service changes very little. There seems to be three important words that appear in every order of service: Invocation, Offering and Benediction. And in between those words …

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