Two events are planned next month at Bethany Word of Life Tabernacle, 6808 Paluxy Drive, Tyler.

Bible Thoughts of the Day

    "Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen. And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister." (1 John 4:20-21)

      So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. (Galatians 3:26-28 NIV)

      Galilee Baptist Church, 15876 County Road 113, Flint, announced it will host “A Holy Night, Christmas Musical & Production” from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 21. The Rev. Anthony L. Williams is pastor of the church.

      Our family normally puts up house and yard lights during the first warm weekend in November. If we wait too late, we run the risk of having to work in the damp chill instead of the soft sunshine. Of having to wear coats and scarves rather than shorts and flip-flops.

      Palestine Public Library, 2000 S. Loop 256, will host author Phillip Anthony Sainz-Hall for a presentation and signing of his book “From the Bullet to the Bible” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

      East Texas Baptist University students, faculty and staff gathered in the Quad in the early morning hours on Wednesday for the annual See You at the Pole event, a global day of prayer. The tradition started in 1990 at a high school in Burleson, and has since grown to see upwards of 3 million…

      Three best-selling authors touring the South will provide “a night of faith, friends and food to feed the soul” during a stop in Tyler presented by Compassion LIVE, an entity created by Compassion International, a Christian child development organization, to provide events for people to join…

      My husband and I celebrated our 32nd anniversary earlier this month. We traditionally mark the occasion by watching taped footage of our wedding ceremony, although we’ve missed doing so for several years running.

      Awana resumes on from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Holly Brook Baptist Church, 3219 S. Farm-to-Market Road 2869 in Hawkins. Kickoff day will feature Wacky Water Games that will include a blow-up water slide, water games, water balloons, watery competitions and more. No drop-offs are allow…

      Once, back when my husband was in medical school, he found himself in an elevator with a woman he instantly recognized from something he’d read in the school paper. So he struck up a conversation with her.