Tag Archive: violence

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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Dec 14

Three Lessons from Mandela: One man alone can’t make a revolution

Everyone seems to agree that Nelson Mandela, like Martin Luther King Jr., is one of the great figures not only of the 20th century but, indeed, of the long trail of history. Here are three lessons we can learn from his amazing life: Lesson 1: There are times when freedom fighters have to fight. In …

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Jul 25

Why does God bless the peacemakers

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God” (Matthew 5:9). “A peacemaker is a person who breaks up fights,” says Doug, age 10. Is this a referee or more like a bouncer? “If you try not to start fights but settle them, you will be thanked,” says Davis, 10. Often the …

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Apr 16

City To Host Walk

City of Longview, Partners in Prevention’s East Texas Anti-Trafficking Team, will host a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event at noon, on Thursday, April 25. The event will take place at the Longview Mall Center Court, 3500 McCann Rd. The international campaign is a playful way to draw attention to the serious issue of …

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May 22

Gone too soon

Branden Johnson, flanked by local clergy, Councilwoman Kasha Williams, Chief Don Dingler and concerned citizens at a press conferance

By Jimmy Isaac The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded 103 years ago, in part, to protect black Americans from violence from other races. In 2012, the Longview NAACP Chapter President Branden Johnson and other local leaders seek to slow violence against African-Americans committed by African-Americans. “People, we are tired of …

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Jun 29

Three strikes against Apple

By Peter Certo In college, I considered my Apple laptop a faithful, effective, and occasionally even fun machine. A year past graduation, this constant companion to late nights spent studying, working, or wasting time has aged into a decrepit device. Like the old Windows hourglass, its colorful pinwheel cursor consistently heralds interminable delays. Similarly, my …

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Apr 21

Think Texas: New website gives Texans a voice on Texas/Mexico border violence

For years now, landowners along the Texas/Mexico border have been victims of threats, violence and intimidation by illegal drug and human trafficking activity spilling over into Texas. Although Washington refuses to acknowledge the growing war along the border, I want to assure you the voices of Texans are now being heard through www.ProtectYourTexasBorder.com, a website …

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