Category Archives: Helping others

Earth Day: Why are evolutionists environmentalists?

I’ve never understood why evolutionists care about protecting the environment or endangered species.  A commitment to a universe of random and purposeless development from mindless materials and to belief in survival of the fittest leaves no room for compassion for … Continue reading

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Maundy. Middle English maunde, from Old French mandé, from Latin mandatum command, order; from the words spoken by Jesus to his disciples after washing their feet at the Last Supper, “a new commandment I give to you, that you love … Continue reading

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My night on Prayer Mountain

Jerry and I joined a Bible study a few years ago, taught by a very nice man we’ll call Jim, who was earnest about keeping us aware of our tendency to sin. I didn’t participate in the discussion for the … Continue reading

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Martha and Mary – Revisited (Part 1)

Now it happened as they went that He entered a certain village; and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house.  And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus’ feet and heard His word.  … Continue reading

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Surprised by–YOU!

On my part it was an accident.  On God’s part I think it was intentional. I was checking the stats on another blog I manage ( and found myself reading the stats for this one. Unbeknownst to me, this blog … Continue reading

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What Really Happened on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia

Sometime toward mid-July, Jon Quesenberry woke up from a disturbing dream. “A torch–I can only describe it as ‘an angry torch’ was coming down on Charlottesville to set it on fire.” There was also a date impressed on his mind: … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Dry Serbian humor about a wet subject (Day 18)

Rain-swollen rivers did not cause problems for us. Our ark just floated a bit higher than we would have otherwise. But it did cause problems for people living along the shore. When we were docked in Belgrade (at the confluence … Continue reading

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