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Memorial Day Post

We showed “Taking Chance” last night in church. We had a tough transition following the movie to celebrating birthdays with some great deserts. It was a tough transition because of the emotional impact of the film. I think there is … Continue reading

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Benghazi: The Spiritual Stakes

I was in a classroom before the triple advent of reality became known to the greater public. I speak of Benghazi, the IRS and the tapping of news reporters phones. The class was an integrated class with an equal number … Continue reading

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Ken Burns and the Mother of all Human Truths

Ken Burns, the highly respected documentary filmmaker, came out with an editorial endorsement of President Obama in a New Hampshire newspaper. You have to read the comments to get the best picture of what he said, but here is a … Continue reading

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Christopher Columbus

The native of Genoa was always regarded as a man of intelligence and character. A mapmaker seaman who was able to find grace in the eyes of his employers as his handling of his duties and their money brought advancement … Continue reading

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Deeper Life

I have been reading “Water from a Deep Well” by Gerald Sittser. He takes a walk through church history looking at the early church martyrs, the life of the early church, the desert saints, the monastic movement, the use of … Continue reading

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Siege of Jerusalem

The Unnecessary War  This was a war that should have never taken place. There was no leader. There was no strategy. There was no vision. The previous 65 years had been a time of peace as Israel prospered under the … Continue reading

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Christopher Columbus

The native of Genoa was always regarded as a man of intelligence and character. A mapmaker seaman who was able to find grace in the eyes of his employers as his handling of his duties and their money brought advancement … Continue reading

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Church after an Abortion

Abortion, fornication, adultery, divorce, drug abuse and drunkenness are all actions that should be routinely preached against in any Christian church. Yet, we live in a society where, to a large extent, we are guilty in one way or another. … Continue reading

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Giving Your All

I was able to watch the Sparta Bulldogs play in two regional games this week. The first was against a scrappy Red Bud team that was out played but wouldn’t give up and at a moment of triumph they were … Continue reading

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A Parallel Universe

I enjoyed writing my essay entitled “Times Like These”. Here is an article it compares nicely with. Here is a quote:   But however doomed the effort, it is worth the strain to re-summon the spectre of the Copenhagen festival. … Continue reading

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