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Behold Your Mother…

By now, everyone in the country knows that today is Mother's Day. There have been all kinds of celebrations - from the giving of cards to gifts to meals to family gatherings. On Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms, ...

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Freedom 7…

In was on this day, May 5th, back in 1961 that the United States successfully launched its first manned space mission with Alan Shepherd at the controls. It had been a long time coming. After all, Russia had jumped out ...

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Sym – Pathos

When I was in seminary Greek classes, I learned more about theology than in almost any other courses that I took. That's because the words are so much more meaningful than what we consider in the English translations - in ...

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Easter is the Difference!

Today we celebrate Easter, the resurrection of Jesus and the Good News that He died for all our sins - and then rose again. We have all heard the story of the final week of His life. The triumphant entry ...

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Crowned on the Cross…

We celebrated Palm Sunday today - which begins the final week of the earthly life of Jesus as He entered Jerusalem on a donkey. The palm branches were laid down in His path and people waved as He passed by. ...

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Wedding Disasters…

As many of you know, I was ordained more than 15 years ago after I completed my Master of Divinity degree. I had to go through quite a process and after that, in the state of Indiana at least, I ...

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The Mystique of 24…

For some reason, the number 24 has played an important role in my life, and Janet's life, for many years now. And even more intriguing is the role that March 24th, today's date, has had in my life. For starters, ...

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From Your Valentine!

Today is Valentine's Day, 2019 - a day that is known for a number of events that have happened on this date in history. For example, in 278 A.D., St. Valentine, a holy priest in Rome during the days of ...

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Rain, Rain, Go Away…

come again another day... Yes, that's the old rhyme we have heard since our earliest childhood memories. I remember when I was growing up, my Grandma would recite that poem every time it rained. And how appropriate that I thought ...

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A Soft Lunar Landing

Our oldest daughter, Kristin, gave me a book for Christmas on the flight of Apollo 8, a U.S. mission to orbit the moon by Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders back in 1968. As some of you know, I ...

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