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Christian bedrock of our Ivy League Colleges

HARVARD: Its purpose was mainly to educate clergy.  “With some 17,000 Puritans migrating to New England by 1636, Harvard was founded in anticipation of the need for training clergy for the new commonwealth, a “church in the wilderness” (Wikipedia) After … Continue reading

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The Insanity of God (book review)

This may be the most important book for Christians in our times I have ever read, after the Bible. I appreciated everything about it except the sub-title, which should have been WHAT THE PERSECUTED CHURCH TAUGHT ME ABOUT FAITH– –because … Continue reading

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Snow on the Sahara Desert!

On January 7, snow fell on Algeria–for only the third time in 40 years.  I love to think of the children–and adults–in Ain Safra waking up Sunday morning to find that the hot red sand dunes had become cold white … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, AD 0000

It was a tortured birth the end of jolting travel and all unwelcome doors; the prince of darkness fought with everything he had to stop it, prematurely snuff the life that guaranteed his doom.   Now, lying in the battle’s … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving Day (4th Thursday of November)

Since most of you do not seem to be from the United States, and may not have a special day set aside for “thanksgiving” as we do, I want to share a little bit about this American holiday. Our family … Continue reading

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Declare His praise in the islands

Sing a new song to the Lord; [sing] His praise from the ends of the earth, you who go down to the sea with all that fills it, you islands with your inhabitants… Let them give glory to the Lord … Continue reading

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GOD IN MUSIC: Lecrae, Kirk Franklin, Israel Houghton

What do Lecrae, Kirk Franklin, and Israel Houghton all have in common? Yes, they’ve all won multiple awards, sold millions of albums, and have garnered a large fan base, but none of these are the answer. Okay, okay, the answer … Continue reading

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