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The first American Thanksgiving celebration was held in the fall of 1621, after the Plymouth settlers had gathered in their first harvest. The feast, which lasted for several days, was a celebration of God’s goodness and provision for the little colony.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The theme has been selected. The speakers are being confirmed. Excitement is mounting as preparations continue for the 2018 Family Conferences! 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

On November 11, 1918, the Axis and Allied troops signed an armistice that began at 11 o’clock in the morning. This marked the beginning of the end of WWI.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

More than 950 people came to the campus in Big Sandy, TX, October 14–20 for an encouraging and relaxing week filled with enjoyable activities, Biblical messages, and blessed uplifting fellowship.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Since January of 2016, online character lessons corresponding with IBLP’s Biblical Character calendar have been available for free download at Now, the 2018 Biblical Character Illustrated Calendar has a children’s curriculum!

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The first Church Journey to the Heart was held September 30–October 8, 2017. With a Church Journey to the Heart, the Journey staff travels to the host church. This first Church Journey was held in Burnet, Texas.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

In Deuteronomy 6, God instructs parents to demonstrate His love to their children and teach His words diligently.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The 2017 Southern ALERT Cadet Leadership Training Corps (LTC) Camp was held in Big Sandy, TX, September 19-23. Nine fathers and sons gathered for the camp, and this year’s theme was "Rise Up, Men of God."

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

After Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast and stalled over Houston and Louisiana in late August, ALERT began assisting with clean-up and recovery efforts. Teams have gone to several locations in Texas.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The International ALERT Academy is getting ready for their annual fall Family Camp, held the week of October 14-20. Family Camp draws families from all across the United States.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017