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To the Moon and Back… Safely…

Back on May 25, 1961, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy committed the United States to a space program that would send a man to the moon and return him safely to the earth by the end of the decade. For those ...

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Vacation Bible School

It's that time of year, again, for Vacation Bible School. I remember it well as a child. Two blocks north of our home, Salem Baptist Church was where my brothers and I attended VBS for years. We didn't attend Salem ...

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Violence – Not a New Thing…

Once again, the news is full of stories about violence - this time in Baton Rouge. It seems like each day we are inundated with new reports of attacks on police officers and other law enforcement personnel. Apparently, we just can't ...

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Real Power…

Frankly, our country is a mess right now. We have political animosity developing between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Then we have had to deal with the hearings and political fallout from the head of the FBI and his recommendation to ...

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His Master’s Voice…

More than 100 years ago, there was an interesting story of a man who inherited his deceased brother's dog, along with a cylinder phonograph, an early form of recording device that allowed people to play back things they had previously recorded. ...

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Steady as She Goes…

When I was in seminary, and for a number of years after that, I was involved in a tremendous amount of pre-marital counseling as part of our workplace chaplaincy initiatives. That led to my decision to get involved in performing ...

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Proud to be an American!

It's the 4th of July holiday week-end. Here in the midwest, the weather was beautiful on Friday and nice on Saturday, but today is rainy and we are expecting the same thing for tomorrow, the actual 4th of July. For ...

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Under Water…

If you have been watching the news, you know that the state of West Virginia has been hard hit by massive flooding in the Greenbrier Valley, including the town of White Sulphur Springs, where the beautiful Greenbrier resort is located. ...

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Strawberries Galore…

Early this week, on June 21st, at 6:34 p.m. E.D.T., we witnessed the official arrival of summer. And for the first time since 1967, the full moon of June happened to occur on the same night as the summer solstice. ...

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The Voice You Know, the Name You Trust!

It's the first week of summer and we are about a month past the Indy 500, usually run on the Sunday of Memorial Day week-end. As most of you know, I was a big Indy 500 fan as a boy ...

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