Monthly Archives: May 2009

“A Safe Haven”

I just finished "A Safe Haven Harry S. Truman and the Founding of Israel". I had read Chaim Wiseman’s biography “Trial and Error” as well as Heller’s look at the politics of Ben Gurion at the start of the Israeli … Continue reading

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Fultz Bluff Picutres

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Bluffs Overlooking the Mississippi Valley

Joan and I went to a small festival in Fultz underneath the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. We hiked up to a unique semi-desert landscape that covers just the points of the bluffs. We then traveled along Bluff Road into … Continue reading

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A Unisex Future?

Here is an interesting article about disappearing men on campus. Some of the comments are worth a gander.   The prophetic verse is: Jer 51:30 30 The mighty men of Babylon have ceased fighting, They have remained in their strongholds; … Continue reading

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Unwed Mothers

I used a statistic in a recent sermon that we have reached the point in our nation where 40% of our births are with unwed mothers. It seemed high, and I just repeated something I am sure I had read … Continue reading

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Damon Mitchell

Joan and I visited SWIC (Southwestern Illinois College) in Belleville so she could get oriented and sell and buy textbooks. At the bookstore I asked if the man who asked me if I needed any help was the singer. He … Continue reading

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Best Shirt Story Ever

Terri from has a great story about red shirts in this article .I enjoyed it immensely.

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