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Spring Cleaning . . . for the Soul

Anna Hodul was only fourteen years old when she left her mother and younger brothers in Myjava, Hungary (now Slovakia) to sail by herself on the SS Kronprinz Wilhelm across the Atlantic Ocean to join her father and older brothers

Spring Cleaning . . . for the Soul

Anna Hodul was only fourteen years old when she left her mother and younger brothers in Myjava, Hungary (now Slovakia) to sail by herself on the SS Kronprinz Wilhelm across the Atlantic Ocean to join her father and older brothers

LOVE WINS!

Our nation is trillions of dollars in debt teetering on the brink of financial disaster.  Racial violence is escalating in our cities and people are going to bed hungry every night in a country of super abundance.  There is an

LOVE WINS!

Our nation is trillions of dollars in debt teetering on the brink of financial disaster.  Racial violence is escalating in our cities and people are going to bed hungry every night in a country of super abundance.  There is an

Remembering the Persecuted

Each year November is set aside as a month to remember and pray for persecuted Christians world-wide. This year, the eyes of the whole world look in horror on the savage butchery that the Islamic State is perpetrating on Syrian

Remembering the Persecuted

Each year November is set aside as a month to remember and pray for persecuted Christians world-wide. This year, the eyes of the whole world look in horror on the savage butchery that the Islamic State is perpetrating on Syrian

Lest We Forget

According to the Department of Veteran Affairs web site- “Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day

Lest We Forget

According to the Department of Veteran Affairs web site- “Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day

Lenten Thoughts

With the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday, the church around the world entered into season where we walk with the Lord Jesus Christ to His death on the cross.  To Christians, Christ’s death and subsequent resurrection from the dead

Lenten Thoughts

With the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday, the church around the world entered into season where we walk with the Lord Jesus Christ to His death on the cross.  To Christians, Christ’s death and subsequent resurrection from the dead

Walking in Other Shoes

In early June we hit a deer on the interstate just south of Hwy 210.  Aside from the obvious results, the pressure used when braking caused my heel pad to rupture.  It is now six months later and the pain

Walking in Other Shoes

In early June we hit a deer on the interstate just south of Hwy 210.  Aside from the obvious results, the pressure used when braking caused my heel pad to rupture.  It is now six months later and the pain

Revival

In 1945 an article entitled “Spiritual Revival” was published in Finland.  It recounted the the following about Hudson Taylor, missionary to China and founder of the China Inland Mission.  “During one of his missionary furloughs back to England in 1855,

Revival

In 1945 an article entitled “Spiritual Revival” was published in Finland.  It recounted the the following about Hudson Taylor, missionary to China and founder of the China Inland Mission.  “During one of his missionary furloughs back to England in 1855,

Fear, Freedom, and Faith

Someone sent me the following quote from Joseph Bottum and it started me thinking. In the December 2009 edition of First Things, editor Joseph Bottum writes a strong appeal for immediate action in defense of our religious liberty.  He warns,

Fear, Freedom, and Faith

Someone sent me the following quote from Joseph Bottum and it started me thinking. In the December 2009 edition of First Things, editor Joseph Bottum writes a strong appeal for immediate action in defense of our religious liberty.  He warns,

Love Lights the Way

Why are less Americans attending church on a regular basis?  Why is the Christian faith becoming more and more irrelevant in our daily lives?  If current trends continue, the Church will become a relic of history, the repository of an

Love Lights the Way

Why are less Americans attending church on a regular basis?  Why is the Christian faith becoming more and more irrelevant in our daily lives?  If current trends continue, the Church will become a relic of history, the repository of an

Explaining God

My father had been ill for some time, yet his death two years ago was quite unexpected.  My brother and I were planning to meet in Chicago to spend some quality time with him when the news reached us that he

Explaining God

My father had been ill for some time, yet his death two years ago was quite unexpected.  My brother and I were planning to meet in Chicago to spend some quality time with him when the news reached us that he