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About hansston

Pastor a church in Sparta.

Sunday Sermon

Hateful Rage School is covered with posters encouraging involvement with a day of silence for the LBLT students. I am watching a public speaking class do impromptus in front of the school. I have been told I will be entertained. … Continue reading

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Morel Dinner

One of our enduring memories is our layover in London on the way to Lusaka. In the restaurant we were given the opportunity to order “stinkin mushrooms”. Actually, it was steak and mushrooms with an English accent. Tonight Joan and … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Sermon

Will You Listen One student describing his jail activities and the 15 years (an exaggeration) he is looking at for fighting. Another describing her main fear; because she gets into fits of rage, she is afraid she may kill somebody … Continue reading

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John Gooding “The Regions Beyond”

John Gooding wrote a book about our fellowship that is well worth the read. The title is “The Regions Beyond” and the subtitle is “Impacting the World from a Small Church in a Small Town”. The book is an outgrowth … Continue reading

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Darwin’s Creation Myth

In September I read two books about evolution. One was “Undeniable” by Douglas Axe. I had taken notes and was preparing a review when life turned upside down for me. It is almost like the “Intelligent Design” crowd have gotten … Continue reading

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Call to Africa

I am reading “Dan Crawford of Central Africa” published in 1929. Here are a few quotes: In the first months of 1889, all this was still future; but it explains to some extent what was the atmosphere of missionary interest … Continue reading

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Flags of our Grandfather’s

Strategy Page has been posting photos from the battle of the Bulge. My grandfather had fought in that battle. I have inherited a box of things from my father and my grandfather. Here are some flags that were in the … Continue reading

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