Three Large Crosses

Three Large Crosses were erected Friday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 13590 Troup Highway in Tyler. The middle cross is 40 feet tall and the left and right crosses are 30 feet tall.    

Area Jewish congregation gets ready for celebration

For the first time in her life, Shannon Hammel and her family will participate in a Passover Seder with a Jewish congregation. The Hammels will join with Tyler’s Congregation Ahavath Achim this week to participate in the Seder, a traditional meal that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday.

Fox News' Dana Perino will donate to Mercy Ships from book sales

Former White House Press Secretary and Fox News co-host of "The Five" Dana Perino announced earlier today via Twitter that $2 from early sales of each copy of her new book will go to Mercy Ships. She served seven years as press secretary within George W. Bush’s administration.

Pope in Naples, Italy: Resist local Mafiosi, seek honest jobs

Pope Francis, visiting Italy's impoverished south on Saturday, encouraged Neapolitans to resist exploitation by Mafia dons and instead seek the dignity of honest jobs. On a day trip to Naples, Francis spoke to residents in Scampia, a rundown neighborhood dominated by Camorra mobsters. In places like Scampia, youth

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People's Missionary Baptist Church to host musical, women's conference

People’s Missionary Baptist Church, 2908 Bellwood Road, in Tyler will have a pastor’s aide musical at 7 p.m. today. Pastor is Marcus Jackson. People’s Missionary Baptist Church’s Women’s Ministry will have its Women’s Conference from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. today…

27 March 2015 [10:11 PM]
Reminders of God's love

A colleague’s car broke down on her way to work last week. When I checked in on her, she asked, “Would you pray that I will be able to afford to get it fixed?” Instantly, I said yes and offered…

27 March 2015 [10:09 PM]
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Three Large Crosses

Three Large Crosses were erected Friday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 13590 Troup Highway in Tyler. The middle cross is 40…

27 March 2015 [10:07 PM]
Palm Sunday marks start of Easter season

Christian churches around the world will celebrate Palm Sunday as they commemorate Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and the start of Holy Week. It is during Holy Week that Christians commemorate Christ’s death on Good Friday and His resurrection from the…

27 March 2015 [09:54 PM]
Feelings Hurt

I once knew a little boy named Tim who got insect antennae mixed up with his emotions. He said, “My feelers are hurt.” It has stuck. My husband and I still use that cute saying to let each other know…

20 March 2015 [10:40 PM]
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Iglesia de Cristo sees increase in numbers

Six years ago, West Erwin Church of Christ had just started a Spanish-language ministry. Now, the downtown church’s Spanish-language congregation has grown…

13 March 2015 [10:14 PM]
Due Promise showed God watches over us

When my husband, Mark, was 19 and living in Arizona, he helped take care of a thoroughbred quarter horse named Due Promise. She had a famous ancestor, Man o’ War, the stallion that won 20 of his 21 races and…

13 March 2015 [10:07 PM]
Family of Faith celebrating pastors

Staff Reports The Family of Faith Christian Church and the Faith Learning Center are having a month-long celebration commemorating Senior Pastor Gregory O. Littlefield and Pastor Elizabeth Littlefield’s 21 years of faith-based service. The activities include a city of Tyler…

13 March 2015 [10:01 PM]
Around East Texas

GREEN ACRES BAPTIST OFFERS NEW SCHEDULE Green Acres Baptist Church will change its Sunday schedule on March 29. The new schedule will offer Sunday Morning Bible Study and Worship at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Celebration Worship and CrossWalk Worship…

06 March 2015 [10:57 PM]
Today's Race

"Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win." 1 Corinthians 9:24 (NASB) I have no hope of winning today’s Fresh15.…

06 March 2015 [10:52 PM]
Venezuela officials detain, then free 4 North Dakota missionaries

Four North Dakota missionaries were released by Venezuelan authorities Saturday after being detained and questioned for several days, a pastor at their church said. Bruce Dick, lead pastor at Bethel Evangelical Free Church in Devils Lake, said the three men…

01 March 2015 [06:33 AM]
50 Reasons

One of the activities I often use when conducting a women’s retreat is to have the participants number a page from one to 50. Then, I ask them to write down all the accomplishments in their life, as well as…

27 February 2015 [10:45 PM]
Fiesta Cristianas event planned today

Fiesta Cristianas is scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. today at 201 Mill St. in Alto. El Roi 7, a Christian band from Greenville, is scheduled to perform. A free bike raffle is scheduled and food will be served. Call…

27 February 2015 [10:43 PM]
People’s Missionary to hold Taste and See event

People’s Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Taste and See from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the D.C. Brown Heritage Building, 1900 Bellwood Road. The public is welcome to come and enjoy soul food such as barbecue, greens,…

21 February 2015 [12:49 AM]
Back to basics

By Lorri Allen, lallen@cbs19.tv “Do all things without grumbling or disputing; that you may prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as…

21 February 2015 [12:47 AM]
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East Texans observe Ash Wednesday Video

Across East Texas, people took the opportunity to pause and take stock of their lives today during Ash Wednesday services. Ash Wednesday…

18 February 2015 [03:54 PM]
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