An Anniversary I Do Not Want To Celebrate

In Memory of Jacob Carlyle Davis August 20, 1986 – December 28, 2010 One year ago today my brother-in-law died. He was a young man finishing his course work to become an occupational therapist. He was preparing to propose to his girlfriend. Everything appeared to making sense in his life and then the unthinkable happened. […]

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Christmas Has Come!

The child has been born. The angels have proclaimed the coming of good news and joy. The Shepherds have seen with their own eyes the great sight that was proclaimed to them. Now, it is our turn. What will we do with at Christmas? My prayer this Christmas as that we would turn Christ. That […]

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A Season Abounding With Miracles

Miracle on 34th Street is one of my favorite Christmas movies. The adaptation made in 1994 is particularly good. In the movie there is a scene where a young deaf girl comes to see Santa Clause. The girls mother explains that she can not hear. She just wanted to see him. Then the unexpected happens. […]

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Christmas-gate: The Scandal of Christmas

6For to us a child is born,      to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder,      and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,      Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 7 Of the increase of his government and of peace      there will be no end, on the throne of […]

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Book Review | 131 Christians Everybody Should Know

Summary Editors Mark Galli and Ted Olsen have put together 131 biographical sketches from the first centuries after the New Testament period until the twentieth century. The book is subdivided into categories that help the reader understand how each person understood themselves or how they become known since their times in history. Below are the […]

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unConventional Twisdom

…Success is measured not by how many come, but by how many go! via Neil Cole | @Neil_Cole

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