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Giving back

 Dr. Paul and Cathy Powell of Tyler, give time and money to many nonprofit organizations including Meals on Wheels Ministry.  Writer: DR. PAUL POWELL // March/April 2015  President Theodore Roosevelt’s motto was: “Look up and not down; look out and ...

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Giving generously

Writer: // HERB BUIE // Spirituality // Jan./Feb. 2015 EDITOR’S NOTE: Herb Buie and his wife, Melvina, of Tyler support numerous charitable organizations, including the East Texas Food Bank. “Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and ...

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Where do you put your trust?

Writer:  JIM LAWS // Nov/Dec 2014 One of the most difficult lessons of life is mentioned in the Book of Proverbs. Notice what the wiseman said, “Trust in your Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding ...

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Recommended requirements

 Writer: THE REV. KAREN JONES  //  Sept.-Oct. 2014  The Rev. Karen Jones is the pastor at Asbury and Cedar Street United Methodist churches in Tyler and founder of Mustard Seed Ministries, which provides rebuilt computers to children and nonprofit organizations. ...

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The Transformed Person

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Writer: The Rev. GREG FLECK  // Spirituality // July/Aug. 2o14  “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is ...

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The Lion and The Lamb


Writer:   JOSEPH CANAL   //   Spirituality: May/June 2014  Joseph Canal is pastor of Tyler Christian Fellowship in Tyler, an independent non-denominational congregation. I’ve always been struck by the contrast between the Jesus in the final week of his ...

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Spirituality: Displaying Love

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  The Rev Charles T. Hunt is senior pastor of Woodland Hills Baptist Church in Longview. He attended East Texas Baptist University Texas and graduated from Louisiana Baptist University. He has been pastor at Woodland Hills since 2004 and has ...

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Translation With Legs


  By PATRICK MAYS Having the Bible that we can read and listen to in our own language is something that many of us Westerners often take for granted, yet for many people groups across the globe, hearing the Word ...

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Truly Devoted, Or Merely Loyal?


By PIKE WISNER  Pike Wisner is pastor of First Baptist Church of Tyler, Texas. He and his wife, Andria, have been married 14 years. They and their two boys, Nash and Drew, have been in Tyler for a little more ...

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