Monthly Archives: March 2011

Top Ten Christians After The New Testament

Here’s My Top Ten List — My Top 10 Christians After The New Testament 1) Francis of Assisi (Italian Catholic who fell in love with Jesus and followed Him with abandon — I think in the 12th century). 2) George Fox (founder … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Been To A “Hath A” Meeting?

The phrase “hath a” is from The King James Version (KJV) of the Bible (also known as the Authorized Version).  This version is now more than 400 years old and the English language has changed drastically in that time.   … Continue reading

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Why Was The Army In Little Rock, AR In 1957?

In 1957 I was a six-year-old in Little Rock, Arkansas.  I had a lot of company there as members of the Army’s 101st Airborne Division joined us in the city. At the time I didn’t really understand what was going on; … Continue reading

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Wanna Play Quakers And Indians?

Would you like to play Quakers and Indians (or to be more politically correct–Friends and Native Americans)? It is a different take on the childhood game of cowboys and Indians. Since Friends practice non-violence, Quakers and Indians requires no pistols, … Continue reading

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National Magazine Article About A Non-Traditional Church In Nashville

From:  Priority Magazine of The Salvation Army   What God Is Doing in … Nashville The Berry Street ‘Testimony Church’ by Robert Mitchell   The year was 1970 and the Jesus Movement was at its height. Steve Simms, a freshman … Continue reading

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The Most Ignored Words In America

What are the most ignorned words in America? I nominate “Viewer Discretion Advised.” The content and attitude of most popular American TV programs prove that Americans use little or no discretion in deciding what programs to watch. My dictionary defines … Continue reading

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What The Church Can Learn From Facebook . . .

Overall the church in America is struggling, losing members, shrinking. On the other hand, Facebook is growing by leaps and bounds.  So, what can the church learn from Facebook? * People love to connect with other people. They want to … Continue reading

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9 Reasons I’m Convinced That Jesus Christ Is Alive And Present In Our World

I am convinced that Jesus Christ literally came back to life (what is called the resurrection) and walked out of His tomb. I haven’t always believed that. In high school I realized that I had no personal evidence to support a … Continue reading

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A White Man Who Trained Rosa Parks & Martin Luther King, Jr.

Here is a little known fact of American history. Monteagle, Tennessee could be called the cradle of the Civil Rights Movement. Before the Civil Rights Movement began, Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph Abernathy, Rosa Parks and many other future leaders … Continue reading

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Was Jesus Whipped In America?

Millions of people around the world have seen the stunning and horrifying images of whipping and torture in the movie The Passion of The Christ produced by Mel Gibson. It is deeply moving to see what Jesus was put through … Continue reading

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