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The Galveston County Daily News: Faith

October 22, 2016


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Congregations that last

October appears to be a good month for founding the kind of congregations that last. Case in point, the four very historic churches which Faith Focus celebrates this week.

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Friday 10/21/2016
We are all on a journey
Posted: October 21, 2016

I grew up in a small town in north central Texas. Our family never traveled far. I sometimes tell people that my first visit to a foreign country was across the Red River into Okla.

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Saturday 10/15/2016
Our youth, young adults are our citizens and leaders of tomorrow
Posted: October 15, 2016

Most of us, if not all, have heard the statement that, “Our youth/young adults are our future citizens and leaders of tomorrow.” This sounds good and is sociologically true, but there are many things now and always that have challenged our youth for this to be a solid and valid statement.

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Friday 10/14/2016
Faith and environment overlap
Posted: October 14, 2016

Religion and the environment once overlapped less than they do now. Case in point: Webster Presbyterian Church will hold a series of faith-based environmental seminars from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on Sundays at 201 West NASA Parkway beginning tomorrow.

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Electing a President — choosing a future
Posted: October 14, 2016

When I listen to the insults and accusations on both sides of the presidential election, I want to throw my hands up in despair. I find myself wishing for an earlier era when politicians were more civil and sane, when the world was stable and people were in agreement.

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Family Promise is looking for a few good congregations
Posted: October 14, 2016

Family Promise of Clear Lake is setting up its day center on the campus of League City’s Lakeside Lutheran Church. It isn’t intended to be the last such effort, but the expansion of a national one.

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Friday 10/07/2016
Voices of the Mainland turns 50
Posted: October 07, 2016

Few faith ministries make it 50 years. The strong personalities that create new churches, missions and music often eventually grate against one another resulting in schisms and splits. As a counter-example, consider Texas City’s Voices of the Mainland, a musical quartet that will be commemorating its first half century with a series of events.

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Goodness that makes us great
Posted: October 07, 2016

We finally saw the movie, “Sully.” We intended to see it when it first came out, but the birth of our grandson was more important and we put it off a couple of weeks.

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Candy-making classes at Lighthouse
Posted: October 07, 2016

Lighthouse Family Church will offer candy-making classes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10 at 7402 Stewart Road in Galveston. The three classes each feature a different theme and are $40 each or $100 for all three.

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Saturday 10/01/2016
Faith Events
Posted: October 01, 2016

Master list of faith events; don't touch; run whenever there's space

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