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Christos Anesti!

I thought I might get your attention with the title of tonight's post. In English, if you are Christian, you have heard it many times on Easter morning, but in the Greek, it sounds little different. However, the greeting remains ...

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Chaplain Scott…

Most of you know that I have written these posts for Transitions by The Book for more than seven years now - and that I attended seminary to get my formal education in theology and the original biblical languages, but ...

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The Effect of Easter…

Easter is early this year - today, April 1st, is the day, but next year I am told that it will be April 24th! More than 3 weeks later than this year. Why does the date change from year to ...

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Final Instructions!

We are more than half way through Holy Week. Jesus has made His triumphant entry into Jerusalem; the disciples are with Him and now we are at Thursday night - the Last Supper. This was the last time that Jesus ...

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A Quarter of a Century…

I started drinking when I was about seventeen years old. After graduating from high school, I spent the summer living with a family in Pfronten, Germany - working a job that my Uncle Wayne had secured for me. I made ...

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The Battery Monitor…

Several years ago, Janet and I acquired a sports car to use during the summer months. No... it wasn't new - in fact, it will be 11 years old this summer but it is one of those iconic American cars ...

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The Advocate…

Throughout the years, I have been involved in mentoring several younger men and one of the things that I tell them is that I am an advocate for them. Sometimes they need encouragement, or someone to listen to them, or ...

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Welcome to Medicare…

I have spent the last six months or so learning about Medicare, both Part A and Part B, medical policy supplements, drug policies and all kinds of other things related to turning sixty-five and changing insurance policies. For those of ...

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No More Payments…

Just after I turned one year old, back in early 1954, my mother and father took out a small life insurance policy on me. The face value of the policy was $1004 and the premium was $50 per year, payable ...

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Christmas Break!

Well, if you are expecting a theological treatise or deep story line tonight, I am going to disappoint you. Like millions of other families, we have been tied up with Christmas and company and entertaining and all the other things ...

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