TAG: LOVE


Planting a Church in LA (Part 2): Majority Honestly Doesn’t Know God Loves Them

This September, Thrive LA Church in Silver Lake will celebrate our 1 year-anniversary. 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 second in a series. You can read the first of the series,...

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‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ Reminds Us That All Lives Matter

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. BY JON GARCIA Won’t You Be My Neighbor? is a documentary recently released about the life of Rogers. The film chronicles his life and work from humble beginnings to faithful endings. Rogers believed his calling in life was to serve God through the medium of...

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4-Year-Old Gives Sandwiches and Love To Homeless [VIDEO]

Delivering chicken sandwiches to the homeless is “just the right thing to do,” said 4-year-old Austin Perine of Birmingham, Alabama, in a video interview with a CBS Evening News reporter that’s gone viral. Austin, who dresses up with a super hero cape for his weekly rounds among the homeless, tells each person, “don’t forget to show love” after he gives out a sandwich. When Austin first learned that people were homeless,...

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A Real Life Fairytale: Actor/Producers Jim and Jenn (Gotzon) Chandler Tell Their Story

Ask a young girl what love looks like and most likely the answer will reflect something like a beautiful girl who can talk to animals, sing phenomenally, and who has overcome a large hardship…flawlessly — we call them princesses. Along with the girl you will also have a boy who is strong, handsome, and can fix just about any situation with a kiss — we call this a fairytale. But...

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What Should We Do with Difficult People?

It was only a three-minute escape. Listening to my name being chanted over and over, louder and louder, with greater urgency, along with pounding on the door, you might imagine me to be a rock star. But in reality, I’m the mother of a toddler who has decided he is only content when he is in my arms. My escape was merely a trip to the bathroom in which I...

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Do Words Spoken Without Love Have a Sound?

Pastor Jarrid Wilson illustrates 1 Corinthians 13:1, that states, “Without love, I am nothing more than a resounding gong or clanging cymbal,” loud and clear in this video. Not too long ago, here in America, we finished a harrowing political campaign season. Perhaps some of us need to let this one really sink in… for such a time as this. “Without love, I am nothing more than a resounding gong...

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