Author Archives: hansston

About hansston

Pastor a church in Sparta.

One Minute Bible Study Road Trip 2019

Trip Bible Studies Joan and I spent Friday at Arlington Cemetery. I will put together some thoughts later on down the road. We have a campsite NW of Manassas. I spoke to the Manassas church Saturday morning and then we … Continue reading

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“I can feel it coming in the air tonight, Oh Lord”

Scott Johnson of Powerline commented upon an article for “The Claremont Review of Books”. It was by David Gelernter: “Giving Up Darwin”. Enjoyed reading the article. Let me try and combine this with another article: “Back Row America”, by Chris … Continue reading

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A Presidential Pardon

I became aware of Conrad Black through the writings of Mark Steyn. Mark did a great job in describing the miscarriage of justice that landed Conrad Black in prison for 3 years. Well, he got a call from the president. … Continue reading

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Refreshing

I want to point out this article by Andrew Klavan: “Can We Believe?”. I read Klavan’s journey to salvation in his “The Great Good Thing”. One of his complaints is that the voices of conservatism tend to be voices minus … Continue reading

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Phone Call During Revival Service

da, dada, da, da   da, dada, da, da da, dada, da, da It was the theme music from “Bad to the Bone”. It was a ringtone and it was coming from a phone that was desperately trying to be … Continue reading

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Van Morrison

I am fasting today. I am going to do my end of year books. I wanted to listen to some Christian music while doing the books to create a new play list. I did this for my Christmas music list … Continue reading

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Why Thanksgiving?

I read an article about the rise of abstinence among teenagers. The author looking for a reason pointed to the isolation inherent in our online lives; while discounting any impact the church might be having. This was followed up with … Continue reading

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