Butler College Group to Have Fall Banquet Saturday
Bible Thoughts of the Day
Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them. For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world. (1 John 2:15-16 NIV)
“God’s voice thunders in marvelous ways; he does great things beyond our understanding. He says to the snow, ‘Fall on the earth,’ and to the rain shower, ‘Be a mighty downpour.’” (Job 37:5-6)
“Come now, let us settle the matter,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.” (Isaiah 1:18)
“But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” (Joshua 24:15)
"I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness."
The public is invited to a gospel music concert featuring Sue Dodge, a frequent participant in the Gaither Homecoming Series. It will be 6 p.m. Sunday at The Woods Baptist Church, 4502 University Blvd. in Tyler.
My mother always said the hardest part of being a parent is being consistent. Raising 12 children of my own has convinced me she was right.
The 102nd anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima and the Miracle of the Sun is Sunday, and the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Tyler will celebrate the anniversary from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
A packed house cheered from their stadium seats as dirt flew through the air while cowboys rode bucking bulls during CityFest BuckOut at Cross Brand Cowboy Church’s arena.
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…
GriefShare, a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief and loss because of the death of a loved one, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Community Christian Church, 15704 Texas Highway 110 N., Lindale, in the Garden Valley area, 1 mile north of Interstate 20, Exit 548.
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…
The Quarterly Church and Community meeting for Cornerstone Assembly of God Church is set from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 27, at 9107 Paluxy Drive in Tyler.
In 1869, some of the earliest residents of the town that became Whitehouse began gathering to worship each Sunday. Those early worshippers founded what is now known as First Baptist Church of Whitehouse.
Our family enjoys going to the beach, but we normally wait and go off season. We’ll head to the coast in late February or early April or maybe even September, when schools are back in session after a too-short summer break.
Women on Mission of Holly Brook Baptist Church, 3219 S. Farm-to-Market Road 2869, Hawkins, will resume monthly meetings at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 in the Family Life Center, Room D105-106. Attendees are asked to bring a salad to share. The program will include mission reports from members and oppor…
Calvary Commission will celebrate 42 years at its annual Breakthrough Prayer and Missions Conference, Thursday through Sunday at the World Commission Center on the Lindale Campus.
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.
The METRO, Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, 12573 Texas Highway 31 West, will begin its annual Youth Revival at 4 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Some children in Third World countries who often go without food will receive a healthy meal thanks to the efforts of volunteers at Green Acres Baptist Church.
From pacifiers for babies to toothbrushes and combs for older children, the Collective Closet, operated by a new nonprofit, faith-based organization, is stocked with supplies to help fostering, adoptive and kinship families meet the needs of children.
Calvary Assembly of God Church, 1723 E. Front St., Tyler, will host a ladies self-defense class at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
A women’s workshop, “Plays Well With Paint,” is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 27 at Community Christian Fellowship, 15704 Texas Highway 110 N, Lindale.
The 27th annual Texas Christian Writers’ Conference is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Aug. 3 at Houston’s First Baptist Church, 7401 Katy Freeway, Houston.
The East Texas Baptist University men’s and women’s tennis teams recently traveled to Paris, France, as a part of the Tiger Athletic Mission Experience program.
East Texas native Clarence Devereaux has turned his memories about the influence of his parents on their 14 children during the segregation era into a book, “A Solid Rock — A Rolling Stone — And 14 Pebbles.”
Even as a child, Carrie Mason Davis knew she would be an artist. She never considered another career and enjoyed exploring all types of art, thinking outside the box and creativity.
While many pastors and church leaders may draw encouragement from the diverse group of people who assemble to praise God in Revelation 7:9, not all can say the same assortment of members fill their pews.
Green Acres Baptist Church senior pastor David Dykes’ vision to create a space that would connect young adults as well as provide a place where church members and the public could enjoy fellowship with one another has led to the establishment of the Connections Café.
The East Texas Islamic Society will hold its 16th annual open house at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the mosque, 10631 Texas State Highway 64 East, Tyler.
Landmark Title Inc. and the Kyle Lake Foundation served as presenting sponsors for the 13th annual Kyle Lake Memorial Golf Tournament on May 6 at The Cascades Golf & Country Club in Tyler.
Our family has moved many times over the years, and we cover the entire process with prayer every time. And when we built a house from the ground up back in 2003, we built it on our knees.
The sting of being unexpectedly stripped of doing something they felt called by God to do was not easy for Scott and Deanna Harrison to overcome.
The Singing Men of East Texas will perform at 7 p.m. May 2 at Holly Brook Baptist Church, 3219 S. Farm-to-Market Road 2869, Hawkins.
Over 150 butterflies were released by children into the courtyard of Marvin United Methodist Church in downtown Tyler as part of the Easter Sunday festivities.
Many Catholics gathered to meditate on the sacrifice of Jesus through watching and participating in a live reenactment of the Stations of the Cross.
More than 100 East Texas youth from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently completed an areawide conference focused on "Loving One Another, Including Yourself.”
The news has been flooded with stories this week about the burning of Notre Dame in Paris. I was saddened to see images of the beautiful old cathedral all ablaze. Such an exquisite example of medieval architecture and such rich history, consumed in flames.
For the past 20 years, East Texans have joined together to present a dramatic retelling of the final days of the life of Christ.