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Another church up in flames in Tyler

POSTED: Sunday, January 17, 2010 - 8:34pm

UPDATED: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 4:17am

We are learning of another church fire in Tyler tonight, marking the seventh of the year so far.

Investigators say, this one happened at the Church of Christian Science on First and Broadway.

It is second church fire in less than 24 hours.

At least 7 units were there working the 2 alarm fire.

They say, the church was completely destroyed.

ATF workers were already in town investigating last night's fire. They say, as of right now, the fire has not been ruled as arson, but a full investigation will be conducted.

They also urge all churches in the area to be on full alert.

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Ooooh, good comeback, Annette! Ouch,you got me. Great name calling, job well done.

Unfortunately, things happen for a reason, and no one seems to be thinking about the REASON this is happening.

Just because you fear the answer and it makes you uncomfortable doens't mean the answer isn't siginificant.

The members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Delray Beach, Florida would like to send you at the Tyler, Texas Church 24 hymnals if you can use them. Just let us know and we will ship them to you immediately. Our loving thoughts and prayers are with you.

Please tell these dear journalists in your area to identify your church correctly...my heart breaks at hearing it called "Church of Christian Science."

Our prayers are going out to all of those churches affected by this, and we can know that this person (or people) can have their conscience arrest them.

Had trouble submitting my comment and it appeared that it may have gone through and mistakenly included my email address...
My comment started with "CHURCH" Please delete my email address, Thank you

"CHURCH. The structure of Truth and Love..." ~MBEddy

By definition the structure of Church cannot be destroyed. It manifests as boundless esprit de corps not a building. It reflects unchanging, eternal, infinite Spirit.

Unafraid of the destruction of the material Christ Jesus said: "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up" His "I" was not one with a material body serving it but was obeying the 1st Commandment having no other gods.

God did not create an arsonist. The cause of such behavior is ignorance of one's true identity. God made man in His image and likeness. Whoever has acted as an arsonist will come to know the truth and be set free.

When Tyler joins together to hold firmly to Truth and expect whatever is hidden to be uncovered, it inevitably will. What blesses one will bless all according to God's Law of Grace.

Be not ignorant but forgive the ignorant one and see the child God created and loves. In that moment, the erring one will be found and you will find your Church untouched and whole.

All is well right now.

http://www.ketknbc.com/news/another-church-flames-tyler

"CHURCH. The structure of Truth and Love..." ~MBEddy

By definition the structure of Church cannot be destroyed. It manifests as boundless esprit de corps not a building. It reflects unchanging, eternal, infinite Spirit.

Unafraid of the destruction of the material Christ Jesus said: "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up" His "I" was not one with a material body serving it but was obeying the 1st Commandment having no other gods.

God did not create an arsonist. The cause of such behavior is ignorance of one's true identity. God made man in His image and likeness. Whoever has acted as an arsonist will come to know the truth and be set free.

When Tyler joins together to hold firmly to Truth and expect whatever is hidden to be uncovered, it inevitably will. What blesses one will bless all according to God's Law of Grace.

Be not ignorant but forgive the ignorant one and see the child God created and loves. In that moment, the erring one will be found and you will find your Church untouched and whole.

All is well right now.

Kenny sounds like the profile of whoever is setting these fires. I hope the arsenist is stopped very soon. My prayers are with all those who have been directly impacted by these crimes. Yes, I said crimes, Kenny. All Americans are impacted and suffer when the freedom of religious expression is violently attacked.Thank you Bryan for your service to this country!

Really? I don't feel impacted, nor am I suffering. You want to see suffering, go visit Port-au-Prince. On another note, there are only about 15,000 churches left in Tyler. I've a feeling we'll recover, religion-wise.

Things happen for a reason. It is possible God was not happy with these churches and in his power had them delt with. YES IT IS POSSIBLE - belive!

I was a FireFighter for seven years back. I totally believe all these fire are conected as well suspious. There all churches, there all about the same time, I don't know what the distances is from each church but I believe it's the same person or group of people hitting these churches for some reason. If you look at it the fires were started in away that by the time the anyone reported it and the fire department got there the building was fully in goulded. So the firefighters never had time to
Get in sides to save the places where the ponit where the fire started. This person may even have knolage of fires and how the fire department invastigates fires. I never got the chance to learn to investigate fires wish I did becouse this up sets me! Not only becouse some sickoo is destroying buildings for no good reason but putting peoples lives in danger. I wish I could be one that helps chases this down and put an end to it befor someone dies becouse of it!!!! We all need t pray for this to happen asap!!! Bryan I can't understand how you don't believe in God for all you been thought and services that you made it out alive! God bless you for standing up and for your services you provied so that we have the freedom to beagle to do the things we do in our country. Thank you.

According to the news both of these churches were called in at approximately the same time. That in its self is pretty suspious. This is happening early evening so everyone keep you eyes open for any suspious vehicles and or persons around a church. PLEASE do not hesitate to call 911, With everones help IF this is an arsonist he may be caught before he burns another one.

Although I'm agnostic, I believe all have the freedoms to believe. I served my country on the Marine Corps during Dessort Storm an Somalia and I believe no church or religion should have to deal with this kind of setback. These individuals should get the maximum penalty the law allows. My heart goes out to these churches. God Speed.

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