FROM THE EDITOR


Have Christians Lost Their Credibility? TLA Stories of the Week

Today, while doing TLA Stories of the Week (below) I realized that we should talk more often about how us Christians (as a whole and as individuals) are perceived. Another words, let’s talk credibility.Sure, it’s not healthy to focus too much on what other people think of us, but like a football coach showing game films (video) of Sunday’s game on Monday to his team, the practice of reviewing...

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A Little Respect and Mouth Wide Shut – TLA Stories of the Week

This summer is proving to be one of the most bizarrely intense in my lifetime. BY ALEX MURASHKO TogetherLA, Editor Personally, I’m doing great! Jesus loves me, this I know! It’s hearing about tragedy after tragedy, in many shapes and sizes, that’s tough. Add to that a highly uncivil political climate in the U.S. and parts unknown and you have the perfect firestorm for more trouble this summer with more than a...

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Summer Reading: TLA Stories of the Week

Our weekly summary of must-read stories at TogetherLA.net. [July 18, 2018] ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ Reminds Us That All Lives Matter BY JON GARCIA In a world where kindness toward our neighbors is severely lacking, Fred Rogers — Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood — is a reminder that everyone deserves to be loved. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? is a documentary recently released about the life of Rogers. The film chronicles his life and...

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Strong ‘D’ – New Online Bible Study Starts – LIVE STREAM

 Join Pastor Kenny Luck as he starts his new online series, “Strong D” Thursday (7/19/18) morning 6:45 PT on Every Man Ministries Facebook Page. “Strong “D” is usually a description we use in the area of sports. Championship teams are characterized by high power offenses and strong defenses — strong D,” said Luck, the founder of Every Man Ministries and author of Dangerous Good. “In the spiritual life you have to...

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Protestors, Patriots and Christians, Oh, My! TLA Stories of the Week

This is turning into quite a summer of discontent — and the dog days aren’t technically even here, yet! TogetherLA.net continues to look for stories that shed light on where God is in all of this, from America’s immigration policy to its celebration of Fourth of July. TLA Stories of the Week is a conversation about the articles most recently published as shared by its editor via video, including on Facebook LIVE (see below)...

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TogetherLA Website Celebrates 2nd Year With ‘TLA Stories of the Week’ LIVE

TogetherLA.net is introducing, “TLA Stories of the Week,” a conversation about the articles most recently published as shared by its editor via video, including on Facebook LIVE (see below) and IGTV. The TLA website is well into its second year of publication and aims to continue the conversation that began at the TogetherLA Conference in 2015. TogetherLA is a movement of pastors, church leaders and people of faith who love...

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Stadia: Every Child To Experience Love of Jesus Through a Local Church

Stadia, a national church planting organization that places children as a priority, is working on its tenth collaborative church plant in the Los Angeles area, said executive Nathan Hawkins. “I get to visit a lot of great cities and there’s something unique about Los Angeles,” said Hawkins during a recent Together LA Facebook Live video stream (below). “I do believe it’s an epicenter of culture. It’s a place where people...

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Do Religion and Politics Mix? Franklin Graham Answers On Decision America Tour

OXNARD, Calif. — One message coming in loud and clear from evangelist Franklin Graham during his “Decision America” tour that has made its way through Southern California and now heads north is that Christians should not back down from engaging in politics. FIRST IN A SERIES: HOW WOULD JESUS VOTE? However, there is a campaign speech Jesus might approve of that would also remind us that there is a higher priority...

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Chuck Missler on Bible: A Message From Outside Time

The problem with GQ’s placement of the Bible in its 21 Books You Don’t Have To Read list is that it’s too easy to argue that the Bible isn’t really a book at all. It could be said that it really doesn’t belong on any list with any other books. Why, you ask? Because, for starters, it’s really 66 books written by more than 40 different authors over several thousand years. Chuck...

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Francis Chan Uses Revelation To Call Out Picky American Christians

I’ll get to Francis Chan and picky American Christians in a moment, but first… Together LA is a movement that started even before the conference of the same name took place in 2015. Years before the 3-day gathering held at West Angeles Church of God in Christ , pastors in the Los Angeles area met regularly to pray for a movement of unity in the city where churches came together...

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