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A Church United for Healing and Hope in a Nation Divided

(Adapted and extrapolated from a previously published article by Doug Stringer in 2015) 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 […]

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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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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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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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Courageous Manhood: A Spiritual Breed of Godly Men

Last year on Father’s Day my daughter gave me a card that read, “On Father’s Day, the world revolves around you. Tomorrow, it can go back to revolving around me, thus restoring balance and harmony to the universe.” Then she wrote, “I love you daddy! You’re so handsome, mommy agrees! You’re an awesome father! I […]

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The Dual Seasons of Warning and Harvest

Much attention has been given in the Church, as well as in the media, to the “blood moon” that occurred during the recent Passover/Easter season. This blood moon, along with the three other lunar eclipses scheduled to occur during Jewish feasts in 2014-2015, has fueled conversation about whether we are entering into a new season […]

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