Some people’s highest priority is their life in this world, while other people’s highest priority is their life in the world to come.
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Jinna Katelyn Olvera, a graduate of Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch, was awarded a P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education Grant from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter CU Mineola. She is enrolled in Tyler Junior College and began her education in August 2021 to become a licensed barber.
“If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple. And whoever does not bear his cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple.” Luke 14:26-27
On Sunday, Aug. 29, Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Kilgore, honored its long-time accompanist Carolyn Holcombe, giving thanks to God in the divine service and making a presentation to her at her home after the congregation’s quarterly meal together. Pictured (left to right) are Elder Remo Gualti…
At the start of 2021, most folks in Kilgore were looking forward to the new year ahead, hoping and praying it would be better than the last. Many hoped for a return to normalcy after the chaotic nature of 2020.
Regardless of our political affiliations, many of us have been captivated in recent weeks by the dramatic events taking place in Afghanistan, perhaps especially the American and other efforts to rescue U.S. citizens from the Taliban who were rapidly taking over the country.
My mom makes these amazingly-tender roasts in a stovetop pressure-cooker, though as a boy I was a little scared of the pressure-cooker, and a reported decline in the use of pressure-cookers is partly attributed to fear of pressure-cookers’ exploding.
Whether sudden or long-expected, the earthly deaths of family and friends can happen at any time, so we tell them about Jesus and pray for them to believe now.
Especially frustrating during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, or “public health emergency” declared in January of 2020 and reportedly repeatedly renewed since, are the seemingly-contradictory scientific conclusions and the resulting constantly-changing guidelines and recommendations from h…
Last Sunday I enjoyed being in the audience for the Texas Shakespeare Festival’s fine production of Romeo and Juliet: a story I cannot remember for sure when I saw dramatized last, and a story I do not think I have so deeply considered as an ordained clergyman ever.
Since 1957, the Baptist Student Ministry of Kilgore College has been a beacon of light, not only to the college campus, but nationally and abroad.
Some four years ago the popular musical group the Killers released a plaintive track titled “Have All The Songs Been Written,” which reportedly came from the subject line of an email that front man Brandon Flowers sent to his friend, U2’s Bono, while Flowers was experiencing writer’s block.
In the beginning, God the Father created the heavens and the earth by His Word while the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters (Genesis 1:1-2), and the three Persons of the one God spoke about creating humankind (Genesis 1:26, plural and singular).
The Kilgore Church Women met on Friday, April 23 at the First Baptist Church. Eleven women were in attendance, representing three local churches. President Martha Clark opened the meeting with prayer. A short business meeting followed the lunch fellowship.