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-Independence Day 2019: Freedom Comes from God

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Happy Independence Day 2019. The following is our traditional message for the 4th of July: Flags are flying, parades are moving, drinks are flowing, and politicians are speaking today in America. 243 years ago a message was confirmed by representatives of 13 colonies proclaiming their freedom, a freedom that was considered to be derived from […]

-Happy Resurrection Day 2019

Sunday, April 21st, 2019

He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! May You and your family have a wonderful Easter. May we all remember and reflect upon what is really important after all the cultural fun of Easter bunnies, colored eggs, and special ham dinners and family get togethers. May we remember what the day is really all about—the […]

-“It’s Friday but Sunday’s Coming”

Friday, April 19th, 2019

Here’s my favorite message for Good Friday. It has become a tradition to post it every year on this day: “It’s Friday but Sunday’s Coming” by Dr. Tony Campolo. Here’s a link to where the famous tape can be downloaded. The whole tape is great but the best part is toward the end when Tony […]

-Easter Questions and Answers

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Happy Easter season 2019. Here’s some links to a few of our best questions and answers on the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and Easter from our Bible Q & A page: 1. -Easter Question: Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead? (Featured also in our last post) Here’s a great article by William Lane Craig […]

-Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2019

Sunday, March 17th, 2019

Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2019. Here’s our traditional post for this holiday- “The Real Story of St. Patrick”: The Real Story of St. Patrick Happy St. Patrick’s Day! A day to go to your favorite pub, eat corned beef and cabbage and wash it all down with plenty of green beer. Oh yes–a day of […]

-Merry Christmas 2018

Monday, December 24th, 2018

                                                                                          (Image via Wikipedia) Merry Christmas to you and yours and may God truly bless you this Christmas. The Real Christmas Story When our children were growing up it was a family tradition to read about the ‘real’  Christmas story in the Bible on Christmas Eve. You’ve probably seen a dozen or so ‘Christmas stories’ […]

-Poll: Should Christmas Be More About Jesus? Fewer Americans Think So!

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

                                                     (Nativity Scene: Wikipedia) A recent poll by LifeWay Research shows that fewer Americans today believe that Christmas should be more about Jesus than just a few years ago. Nevertheless at least 65% still believe so. From Christian Today: …  A new survey by LifeWay Research found that nearly two-thirds of Americans (65 per cent) […]

-‘Bless Friday’ Instead of ‘Black Friday’

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

BLACK FRIDAY BLESS FRIDAY Here’s a great way to start the Christmas season, in keeping with the teaching of Jesus who is the real reason for the season after all. From the Christian Post: On a day when many Americans are crowding the stores for “Black Friday” bargains, a group of churches will instead do […]

-Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

("The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth": Wikipedia) Happy Thanksgiving 2018 to you and yours. The following is our traditional Thanksgiving message: Thanksgiving is an uniquely American celebration that began nearly four centuries ago with a deeply religious people, the Pilgrims, giving thanks to God for preserving them though a very hard year and bringing them their […]

–Happy Reformation Day!

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

           (Wittenberg Door: Wikipedia) Happy Halloween –Happy Reformation Day! I know. October 31st is known for witches, goblins, pumpkins, and trick or treat. It is amazing to me how in the last 20 years or so Halloween has gone from a one night ‘celebration’ to become an entire ‘holiday’ season of it’s own with parties […]