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By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee “UPS AND DOWNS” It’s 5:06 am.  In the morning.  My street is dark; but the neighbors’ houses are all lit up and it feels safe going out to pick up the newspaper from the driveway.  The paper deliverer hit a bullseye right between the cars.  …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “Burnt Sausage and the Moral Life” The Psalmist scrolled long ago… “May God remember all your offerings, and regard with favor your burnt sacrifices.” – Psalm 20:3 There’s an old story told long ago back in the 20th century about a seminary professor who was …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “On Transformation” As recorded in Luke 17, Jesus once said to his closest friends… “Hard trials and temptations are bound to come.” (The MESSAGE).  It’s one of my favorite verses in the Bible.  He didn’t say… ‘might not,’ or ‘should not’… but rather Jesus said… …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE Practicing God’s Presence A long time ago, Green Bay Packers coach, Vince Lombardi, was quoted saying, “Practice does not make perfect. PERFECT practice is what makes perfect.” Let’s hear it for the cheese heads! J.J. Watt might agree… because if you practice something incorrectly, over …

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By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee ON BEING PERFECT It’s what gets said when the painter finishes the image on canvas… “perfect!”  It’s what Garrett Cole almost did against the Mariners on Sunday… pitch a ‘perfect’ game except for one pitch.  It’s what a momma says when she comes home to …

Gardening programs offered by GCMGs in September 

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By Karolyn Gephart Galveston County Master Gardener are offering Educational Programs for Interested Gardeners in September. All programs are free to the public but everyone wanting to come are asked to register.  A Passion for Plumeria will be discussed by Master Gardener Loretta Osteen Saturday, September 7 from 1-3 pm at the …

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “ON SEEING AND BELIEVING” St. Paul wrote to his Hebrew friends… “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.- Hebrews 11:1 This is one of those stories that challenges the old saying… “perception is reality.”  I’ve …

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By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee More Than Pie in the Sky “Sometimes I wonder where my next dollar’s gonna come from… Keep my head up and something falls out of the sky … Daddy taught me how to use my bootstraps and carry on… He said God’ll be good to …

AEC reports success for 2018-2019 

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By Karolyn Gephart In reviewing his first year of work at the Adult Education Center (formerly the Adult Reading Center), President and CEO Ernest Lewis III has compiled the year’s impact through statistical information regarding the work the center has completed. He is both grateful and pleased at the level …

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Purple Martins to be topic at Garden Club Sept. 5

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By Karolyn Gephart Purple Martins will be the topic for a presentation at the first meeting for the new 2019-2020 year of the Heritage Gardeners Garden Club in Friendswood. The meeting will be Thursday, September 5 at the Marie Workman Garden Center at 112 W. Spreading Oaks in Friendswood. The …