Bible Thoughts of the Day

    “This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘In a little while I will once more shake the heavens and the earth, the sea and the dry land. I will shake all nations, and what is desired by all nations will come, and I will fill this house with glory,’ ...” (Haggai 2:6-7)

    Tuesday evening, the Tyler community gathered together at Liberty Baptist Church for a candle light prayer night in memory of George Floyd and other black lives lost to police brutality. Guests and speakers included a number of elected officials and community leaders, including Tyler Mayor M…

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    JAKARTA, Indonesia — Muslims worldwide began Ramadan on Friday with dawn-to-dusk fasting, but many will have to forgo the communal prayers and family gatherings that make the holy month special, as authorities maintain lockdowns aimed at slowing the coronavirus pandemic.

    Every other year, the congregation of South Spring Baptist Church in Tyler sits down together for a seder meal on the first night of the Jewish Passover. This year, Lead Pastor Chris Legg and his family shared their meal as the congregation logged in online from the church website and Facebo…

    The Biblical Book of John says that on the first Easter, Jesus’ disciples were isolated behind doors because they feared punishment from the Jewish leaders. Under the current stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many East Texan church members will be behind doors much like discip…

    The quarterly Church and Community meeting is set for noon-1 p.m. Friday, March 27, at North Tenneha Church of Christ, 1701 N. Tenneha Ave.

    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.

    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. 

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

    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 …

    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.