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Reflections on Providence & The Fourth of July

Reflecting on this July 4th, I’m reminded of how much I have to be grateful for. I’m grateful for all the sacrifices made by so many for the liberties and freedoms we all enjoy today. I’m also reminded by the words of our first President, George Washington. “We have God to thank for America’s Birthday.” […]

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NO “SOUR GRAPES” EXCUSES!

As children, we all had a tendency to excuse our own bad behaviors, or to project or shift blame when we were caught doing something we shouldn’t have been doing. It’s only with maturity that we become willing to accept responsibility for our own actions. As a mentor and friend, the late Dr. Edwin Louis […]

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A Word for 2017: Stay Low, Draw Near, Incline Your Ear

November 2, 2016, was the day of the seventh game of the World Series and I was ministering at Woods Edge Church in The Woodlands, Texas, at the request of my friend, Pastor Jeff Wells. Throughout the audience, I could see people expressing their team choice by wearing either Chicago Cubs or Cleveland Indians shirts. […]

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110 Year Anniversary of the Azusa Street Revival & A Houston Connection

Adapted and updated from an article written by Doug Stringer in March 2006 for the 100th Anniversary of the Azusa Street Revival…. Tens of thousands of Christians will converge in Los Angeles on April 9, 2016 for Azusa Now with Lou Engle to pray and observe the 110th anniversary of the Azusa Street Revival. On […]

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Are We Living In A Nineveh Moment?

Are We Living in a Nineveh Moment? By Doug Stringer – 9-15-2015 Are we living in a Nineveh Moment? Is the Church a reluctant Jonah? These are questions I’ve been pondering over the last few months. During the month of August I was a guest minister at a Church in Woodlands, Texas during their midweek […]

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The Eagle is Balding: When The Lion Roars, Eagles Soar….Will The Church Unite to Save The Nation?

By Doug Stringer In April I received the news from my doctor that I was diagnosed with stage 4 B-Cell lymphoma cancer. My aggressive chemotherapy treatments began on June 16, right after I returned from serving as coordinator of The Response South Carolina in Charleston.  Surrounded throughout this time by the love and prayers of […]

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Can the Church United bring Healing and Hope to a Nation Divided? by Doug Stringer

A Lasting, Inward Change For any change to be lasting and meaningful, it must come from an inward change. The nation and the Church need a revival of character. We need leaders who love the people they are called to serve more than they love being served. An external change made only for show will […]

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One Voice, Many Colors, and the Asian American Role: Can the Church Find Unity of Purpose in Time to Heal the Nation?

by Doug Stringer Our nation, as well as the Church, is in a critical transition amidst a seemingly increasing global crisis. We’re facing the consequences of eroding social and moral values, thus our foundations are cracked, both institutionally and spiritually. At a time when we need a unity of heart and spirit, it seems there […]

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FOR THE TIME WILL COME…

by Doug Stringer 4-2-2015 We are living in the time that has come. We continue to see the escalation and acceleration of human depravity and crisis. There seems to be an increasing disregard for the love of truth. In fact, the Apostle Paul said in 2 Thessalonians 2:10-12 that some would be given to an […]

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An Unlikely Spark for Revival

An Unlikely Spark for Revival by Doug Stringer (4-2-2015) Some fires begin with just a spark. In the mid-1940s, in Waco, Texas, one such spark ignited a movement out of the Baylor University campus and its effect can still be seen on the spiritual landscape in Waco today. On Palm Sunday 2015, nearly 70 years […]

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