A Reformer Made Strong in Weakness

I often feel quite weak in my faith. I have been a Christian for nearly 50 years and in the ministry for around 35 years—but still, I often feel quite weak in my faith.

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History, Monuments, and the Bible

Coach Wittenberg taught the U.S History class I took in high school. That is when my love for history began. He knew how to make history interesting which is kind of an oxymoron.

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The Waldensians and the Word of God

 

October 31, 2017 is the 500th anniversary of the day when a monk named Martin.


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Learning From George Washington Carver

 

One of the most foundational beliefs that a person should have is that God is the Creator and Sustainer of all things.  He is the Creator and Sustainer of the heavens and the earth.  He is the Creator and Sustainer of plant life and animals.  He is the Creator and Sustainer of the land and the sea and everything in them.  He is also the Creator and Sustainer of mankind.

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What’s up with the Angels?

dante-paradiso-canto-31One of the things that you are guaranteed to see during the Christmas season is angels. I doubt if you will see one in person, but you will see depictions of and references to angels frequently. They are commonplace in Christmas movies. I think Hallmark must make it a requirement that there be a mysterious angel in one of their Christmas movies. Of course the best known Christmas angel is probably Clarence, who was such a great help to Jimmy Stewart in “It’s A Wonderful Life”.


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How You Should Vote

voteDeciding who to vote for can be a real challenge. We hear many different opinions, listen to debates, read the mail outs, and watch the television ads.


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Why You Should Vote

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Charles Mann Via Getty Images

As you are painfully aware, this is an election year. That means we have the opportunity to vote for those who will represent us in federal, state, and local offices. This year the presidential election has been especially contentious and it seems there is a widespread discontent with the candidates that we have to choose from in the two major parties.


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What Hath God Wrought?

circa 1850: American inventor of the electric telegraph and morse code, Samuel Finlay Breese Morse (1791 - 1872). (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Samuel F. B. Morse is best known for inventing the single-wire telegraph system. He was also the co-inventor of Morse code. How did it all happen?


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The Resurrection of a King

shutterstock_75142841-e1373574720170Spring is almost here. Most of us are probably excited about that. While I’ve enjoyed a break from mowing the lawn, I’m looking forward to warmer weather. Another thing that Spring brings is Resurrection Sunday—commonly known as Easter. This is of course the time in which we remember the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.


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He Shall Be Born Of a Virgin

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Well, it’s Christmas—the most wonderful time of the year.  For many people it is probably their most favorite holiday.  It can also be a confusing holiday to explain to someone who lives in a country that doesn’t celebrate Christmas. 


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