The Salvation Army in Tyler is seeing more demand for its services and is asking for donations.
Bible Thoughts of the Day
19 Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord,
“Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord”
“The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against him”
14 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.
Tyler Churches are facing the challenges of how or if to conduct worship at a time when health officials are encouraging people to avoid groups as a way to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Deep in the Bible belt, churches and houses of worship are some of the biggest gathering places in East Texas. With news of a Gregg County man contracting COVID-19 breaking on Tuesday, many are taking cautionary measures in responding to the threat the coronavirus may pose to their congregations.
Indigenous women residing in the mountains of Panama recently heard Tylerite Sue McCuistion translate from English to Spanish instructions about how to sew net tote bags for use in carrying home items from a grocery store since Panama has banned plastic carry-out bags.
Representatives of Tyler Christian radio station KVNE and its parent company, Encourage Media, brought Valentine cheer to some of the patients of UT Health Tyler on Friday.
Brother Loren Larson from Jimmy Swaggart Ministries will be guest speaker at Christ Community Church, 5625 N. Loop 256, Palestine, from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, the church announced.
Author and motivational speaker Bob Goff, who is known for encouraging people to be more loving to others, will speak at 6:30 p.m. today at Flint Baptist Church, 11131 FM 2867 in Flint.
Those involved with the Smith County Jail ministry volunteer program met Thursday to share information on ministries in the jails and honor chaplains who serve.
JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville residents gathered at the Norman Activity Center near downtown for a Martin Luther King Jr. march and special service.
The Tyler Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced changes in the stake presidency, which governs about 3,400 members who live in Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Smith, Rains and Van Zandt counties.
Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? How’s it going? Are you sticking with the plan? Or have you already abandoned it completely?
I’ll be first to admit that technology is amazing. I use it all the time. To set goals. To coordinate schedules. To make phone calls. To text family and friends. To take photos. To make lists. To track fitness. To organize recipes. To look up information. To keep records. To shop online. To …
Christmas can either be the most wonderful time of the year, or it can be the most difficult. For children of Smith County inmates, it’s mostly difficult.
Sam Smith of Hand Up Network wasn’t expecting a call from the fire department, but when he received the plea asking if his organization could step in and lend a hand, he knew he had to help.
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.
Habitat for Humanity of Smith County volunteer Bob Beckley, 85, will participate on his 50th home build Saturday at 2401 N. Tenneha Ave. in Tyler.
The Original East Texas Baptist Association Prison Fellowship/Angel Tree Ministry will host a toy drive from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 7 at D.C. Heritage Building, 900 Bellwood, Tyler.
First Baptist Church in Tyler will have its annual Thanksgiving grocery and ham ministry event at 9 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot at 412 W. Ferguson St. About 75 to 90 volunteers from the church, ranging from children to senior adults, will be on hand to welcome and serve the sacks to tho…
Black Friday didn’t even have the courtesy to wait until the end of November this year. Doorbuster ads started rolling out before we’d even polished off the last of the Halloween candy.
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.
Galilee Baptist Church, 15876 County Road 1113, Flint, announced it will host a Community Block Party at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
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…