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Still Waters Cowboy Church will host an informational session on human trafficking education and awareness on Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. after a free meal at 5:30 p.m.

Ephesus was home to a tremendous ministry. Despite opposition and harsh persecution, the church planted by Paul spread the gospel and was quick to challenge false prophets. But 30 years after the apostle left, John’s revelation included a stern warning for those believers (Revelation 2:1-7).

The Pharisees, in Matthew 22:15-22, sought to trap Jesus by asking “Is it lawful to pay taxes to the emperor or not?” (v. 17). Jews who supported Herod collaborated with the Romans. The Zealots refused to pay. Jesus answers, “show me the coin... Whose head is this, and whose title?” (vv. 19-…

At some point, you’ve probably been hurt. Maybe a person you loved and trusted did something unthinkable—something so devastating it changed your whole perspective on that individual. When this happens, we have a choice either to wallow in self-pity or to forgive (Ephesians 4:30-32).

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Parishoners of St. William Catholic Church gathered Saturday in Anderson Park in Carthage for a public prayer of the rosary. The prayer event sought to solve America's key problems by turning to God. The national event organized by America Needs Fatima sponsored rosary rallies at noon on Oct…

God’s call on our life extends beyond the moment we receive salvation. He wants to develop Christlike character in us through the Holy Spirit’s presence and power. Every believer is given this call to sanctification.

The Carthage Noon Lions met at the Ross Ballroom on the campus of Panola College and heard from Jennifer Randall about the great need and great work of Mission Carthage on Thursday, Oct. 1.

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The Panola County Chamber of Commerce’s parade committee has decided to cancel the annual Carthage Christmas Parade because of COVID-19.

I love October for several reasons. First and foremost, of course, is that it’s my birthday month. Then, there’s the cooler weather, Potlatch and state fairs (oops, not in 2020!).

Jesus, in Matthew 21:33-43, told Jewish leaders the parable of the wicked tenants. A landowner sent servants to collect his share of the grape harvest (today known as share cropping). The tenants beat and stoned and killed the servants. Finally, the owner sent his son to collect his share of…

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A new exhibit will be displayed at the Marshall Place gallery, which will be a joint show between Panola College Art Professor Amanda Clements and Executive Director of the Marshall Regional Arts Council Claudia Lowery, kicking off with an artist reception this Sunday.

Do you ever think of God as being up close and personal? Instead of being distant and unapproachable, the Creator of the universe has constantly sought to come near us. In order to save us, He chose to identify with us by sending His Son Jesus to live on earth.

This year's Panola County Senior Expo was less crowded but still provided resources and information — and a good time — to the area's senior citizens

Two Texas Baptists representatives Jane Wilson, Discipleship Specialist, and Gus Reyes, Director of the Christian Life Commission, visited the East Texas Baptist University campus in September. Wilson was the keynote speaker during chapel and special guest lecturer during the “Empowering Women” Student Leadership Luncheon Wednesday, Sept.16, where she had the special opportunity to extend her conversation and personally encourage female students to embrace their spiritual leadership to positively impact people for God.

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As Christians, we live in the tension of Jesus’s presence and absence. We are Christ’s people, His body in fact, and Jesus has commissioned us to do His Work in Matthew 28:19, “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son, and the Holy Spiri…

Dozens showed up Saturday at the Panola County Cattlemen's Association Arena for the East Texas Prayer Gathering, an event for people to come together and pray for their community and nation. The prayer coincided with a national Day of Prayer and march hosted in Washington, D.C. by Franklin Graham.

Like many people today, the Israelites in Jesus’ time believed they were destined for heaven. They mistakenly thought that good works and an intellectual faith were all that were required to join God’s family.

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St. John's Episcopal Church is hosting a blessing of the animals service in honor of St. Francis of Assisi's feast day on the lawn outside the church on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 2 p.m.

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The Carthage Noon Lions Club program for Sept. 24 was presented by Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Glenn Raborn. He gave the latest in licensing regulations as well as upcoming hunting seasons.