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.
Bible Thoughts of the Day
“Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God.” (Romans 15:7)
“May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.” (2 Corinthians 13:14)
“Do not be afraid, you wild animals, for the pastures in the wilderness are becoming green. The trees are bearing their fruit; the fig tree and the vine yield their riches.” (Joel 2:22)
“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.” (Ephesians 4:29)
"Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others."(Philippians 2:3-4)
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.
Green Acres Baptist Church on Saturday will park its mobile shower/washing unit under the Beckham Avenue overpass so it can be used by those who are homeless.
After 41 years of serving as pastor of Landmark Baptist Church, the Rev. Mike Daniels is retiring.
When Jordan Rhodes became youth minister at First Baptist Church of Omen a few years ago, he had to find a way to bring the message of God and the teachings of Christ to a new generation.
Thousands attended a Thursday evening event at Green Acres Baptist Church that featured prayer and worship, as well as musical guest Passion and speakers Andrew Palau and Josh White.
Thousands are expected to attend an event featuring prayer and worship with musical guest Passion and speakers Andrew Palau and Josh White at 7 p.m. Thursday at Tyler's Green Acres Baptist Church, 1607 Troup Highway.
East Texas Baptist University sent 18 Baptist Student Ministry student leaders to South Padre Island to participate in Beach Reach, an annual evangelism initiative to share the hope of Jesus by providing free food and transportation to beach visitors.
Just as a commitment to Jesus Christ can change one’s heart, organizers of this year’s Mockingbird Tyler Conference contend it can also change one’s outlook on their past.
East Texans can learn more about the work to speed up Bible translation during a Wycliffe Associates banquet April 9 in Tyler.
Calvary Baptist Church in Brownsboro will host The Cast, a drama team from Williams Baptist University at 11 a.m. on April 14.
As a pile of blessed palm leaves went up in flames, a collective “whoa” broke out among a group of around 100 St. Gregory Cathedral School students on Tuesday.