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Rick Mang and his wife Liz have recently moved to Comanche and will serve FUMC here. Rick’s ministry experience includes pastor at First United Methodist Church in Crowley, Hewitt, Godley and Palo Pinto/Graford and Senior Associate Pastor at the First United Methodist Churches in Grapevine a…

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May 2, 2019 at noon a National Day of Prayer ceremony was held in Comanche on the north steps of the Comanche County Courthouse. The theme for this year was "Love One Another". Ruth with the Comanche National Day of Prayer committee lead the ceremony. Then Comanche County Judge, Stephanie Da…

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This year’s National Day of Prayer is scheduled for Thursday, May 2 on the west side of the Comanche County Courthouse at 12:00 noon. In case of rain, it will be held at the Housing Authority, 404 E. Cedar.

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This short film is about a hot-shot reporter, Liz Warson, who has written a series of anti-God editorials for her paper. One day, a mysterious visitor claiming to be from the Lord, enters her office informing her that in eight days, on September 19th at 6:05 pm, she will die. Is this a hoax?…

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The Singing Women of Central Texas performed Sunday night at the First Baptist Church in Comanche. They are seen here performing with the First Baptist Church Choir. The purpose of the Singing Women of Texas shall be to serve as a ministry to glorify God and to proclaim the gospel of Jesus C…

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I remember the time I was involved in an irrigated farm. One day I found some seed in the back of the barn but had no idea what it was. I could have taken it to the feed mill and they could probably have identified it for me but I didn’t. I decided to plant it because the seed looked good. I…

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The young couple barely looked twenty years old and they were walking slowly down the street side by side. The young man had a tiny bundle in his arms and he held on to it as if it was very precious and fragile. You could not tell if it was a boy or girl but you could tell by the little hat,…

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This coming Sunday in Atlanta the New England Patriots will battle it out with the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl 53. History will be made in that it will be winner take all! Two mighty, well equipped, well prepared teams will suit up for one last final battle. Battle is not new for either t…

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In Proverbs 6, the Lord points out seven sins that He especially hates. The sin of shedding innocent blood is on the list. The practice of shedding the innocent blood—the blood of infants—became a shameful part of Israel’s Old Testament history. In their spiritual compromise and idolatry, th…

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A good friend said he was going to make me a new one belt because the old one was worn out. When I picked it up and started to pay him he said, “No charge”, it is a gift to you.” I was so proud of the belt that I wore it to town. In town someone saw my new belt and made fun of it because it …

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Clay Center, Kansas –A long time ago there was a King named David.  His Kingdom had grown, and he became great in the eyes of his people and surrounding nations.  One day he decided to take a census to see how large a Kingdom he had.  He was highly regarded as a godly man, but in this case, …

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Many times we do not realize just how well off or blessed we are until we lose it. It could be health, marriage, raising children, finances, jobs, housing, food, safe neighborhoods and these are just a few from a long list. There is much turmoil in many parts of our world today. Years ago so…

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The members at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church collected and refurbished 71 bikes for the children of their sister church, Ven A El Iglesia, in Eagle Pass. Several folks in Comanche donated old and rusty bikes and they were transformed into usable bikes with new tires, seats and various repairs.…

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Over 65 old and new bikes have been donated by the community and collected by Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. The bicycles are in the process of being refurbished by the SkillsUSA, Robotics and Auto Tech students at Comanche High School. Most bikes are rusted with bad tires, old grips and weath…

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Years ago, I was invited to help start a Bible study at a large industrial plant. Several people wanted to meet during their lunch break and study the Bible. The first meeting was very interesting because there was a mixture of executives, supervisors, secretaries and blue-collar workers. In…

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Many people ask, "What is Ash Wednesday?" This primarily Catholic holiday is the first day of Lent and always falls forty-six days before Easter.

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The origins of Mardi Gras can be traced to medieval Europe, passing through Rome and Venice in the 17th and 18th centuries to the French House of the Bourbons. From here, the traditional revelry of "Boeuf Gras," or fatted calf, followed France to her colonies.

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