Category Archives: celebrations

Reflections on The Reformation (from The Pocket Testament League)

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the movement that we know as “The Reformation”.  It all started when Martin Luther developed his Ninety-Five Theses which were written to confront the corrupt practices and doctrines in the … Continue reading

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Awaken the Dawn: Oct 6-9, 2017

I think it is divine “coincidence” that–overlapping the Feast of Tabernacles–58 tents, more than one for each state, are being erected along the Washington Mall in D.C. in which thousands of people will gather to worship God, give thanks and … Continue reading

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Multnomah School of the Bible: 50-year reunion

         In May I celebrated my golden anniversary from Multnomah School of the Bible (now Multnomah University).  Jerry and I flew to Portland, Oregon, where I was handed cap and gown to process with 13 others behind the 2017 … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Bulgarian double wedding (Day 20)

Vidin, Bulgaria. Jerry and I were sick; our colds had gone into bronchitis, with bone-shaking coughs, especially Jerry’s, which kept waking him up at night. In Belgrade, I had suggested we not go on the bus tour but he would … Continue reading

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Speaking of divine music. . .

Mashup: a musical composition created by blending two or more pre-recorded songs, by overlaying vocal and/or instrumental tracks. Our pastor’s message Sunday was “Never a Down Day…Reasons to Always Praise God.” He ended with a clip from Louie Giglio’s mashup … Continue reading

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POEM: Jack Views His Own Memorial

C.S. Lewis, 1898 – 1963 “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen; not only because I see it but because by it I see everything else.” After his admirers move on, exclaiming over sarcophagi, after … Continue reading

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“The face-cloth . . . lying in a place by itself”

There is a beautiful story about the face cloth of Jesus circulating on the internet: Why did Jesus fold the linen burial cloth after His resurrection? The Gospel of John (chapter 20, verse 7) tells us that the napkin which … Continue reading

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