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Chris Tomlin at SoCal Harvest Gives Glory to God [Together LA LIVE]

Prior to Sunday night’s SoCal Harvest Greg Laurie asked, “If you were to sum up the message of the Bible in one verse, what would it be?” He then went on to say in his tweet: Join us for the last night of the SoCal Harvest as we welcome Chris Tomlin, Phil Whickham and actress Madeline Carroll. My message tonight is “Forgiven and Free!”If you were to sum up the...

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Together LA Interviews SoCal Harvest Worship Artists Before Taking Stage [LIVE STREAM]

UPDATE SAT 8/18: Together LA chats with Jordan Feliz.UPDATE FRI 8/17 5:37 pm: Together LA chats with MercyMe and Passion before SoCal Harvest Friday Night.The 2018 SoCal Harvest kicks off this Friday at Angel Stadium of Anaheim and Together LA will offer exclusive free live stream interviews with worship artists such as Grammy nominated MercyMe (I Can Only Imagine), Chris Tomlin (the “most sung music artist in history”), and...

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Planting a Church In LA (Part 3): Called By God

I believe you have to be called by God to start a church. BY ANDREW ALESSO Editor’s Note: Andrew Alesso, 29, is the pastor of Thrive LA located in the Silver Lake area. The church opened its doors just 9 months ago. Alesso is writing about his experience in an exclusive TogetherLA series, Planting a Church in LA. This article is the third in a series. You can read the first of the series,...

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The Art of Prayer: How Important Are Conversations With God?

Prayer is one of the most important practices of the Christian. It is the means by which a believer communicates with and fosters an active relationship with God. BY STEVE CHA PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE A life of weak prayer is usually indicative of a life of weak spirituality. This is why prayer must be a strong part of every Christian’s life. For the non-believer, it is essential as well. For it is the...

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Reviving a Dead City: The Mission of Grace City LA

Grace City LA opened its doors as a new church in the Downtown Los Angeles area last September (2017). The church’s pastor, Steve Cha, has been a regular contributing columnist for TogetherLA since February early this year. Cha acknowledges that LA is a growing and exciting city, especially for “a younger, hipster generation.” “But sadly, there is not much revival in the spiritual realm,” he said. “Many people in the city...

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WORLD IMPACT: A Tapestry of Cultures

In an attempt to promote racial harmony and unity my brother Kyle and I got this crazy idea to merge our churches. You see, I come from a Baptist faith tradition and Kyle is ordained in the Christian Reformed Church. There are a lot of differences between the two faith traditions, but to succeed we were willing to work through them together. Not to mention his church was predominately...

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Evangelism Summit’s Common Ground: The Gospel Message

Whatever the denomination or worship style, there shouldn’t be any disagreements when it comes to the message participants will share at the Evangelism Summit planned for Saturday (June 2), organizer Walter Jacobson said. “At these evangelism events I haven’t found that there’s a clash between theologies and denominations, especially if you’re talking about how to share the gospel and disciple people,” Jacobson told Together LA. “Talking about a topic like...

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AT&T Stadium: From NFL Draft to Crossover Harvest America 2018

While excited NFL fans enjoyed the first ever draft held on a team’s home field at AT&T Stadium last weekend (April 26-28), the packed house was a portent of things to come for the evening of June 10 when it’s planned that evangelist Greg Laurie will issue an invitation for thousands in attendance and a global viewing audience to come forward and join God’s team. NEWS RELEASE – HARVEST AMERICA The...

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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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Justin Bieber at Coachella Story Includes Leading Worship

Not all fans and media tracking Justin Bieber at the Coachella music festival last weekend were aware that the mega pop star led fans in worship songs as captured on video during a side event hosted by Churchome on Sunday. Although Bieber did not headline at Coachella, his appearance led to several “side note” stories, including him dancing silly like most of us might do at an outdoor music...

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