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Emilee, Tobey, Brady
While July 4th is the day we celebrate our national independence from British rule it is also the day we celebrate (in the Branch and Bellow household) the birth of our grandson Brady Bellow. 189 more words
Sometimes I wonder if, as Christians, we really have a grasp on what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ. Then I hear the words of forgiveness from the relatives of the nine Christians that were slain in the Mother Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. 340 more words
Martin Luther King, Jr., whose birthday we celebrated this week, spoke with some frequency during his years of ministry of putting on the “weapon of love.” Responding to those who resisted the emerging civil rights movement, King asserted, “We will counter your force with soul force, we will match your ability to hate with our ability to love.” And King reminded us that at the heart of Jesus’ life and message is the call to be peacemakers and reconcilers. 346 more words
Why is Christmas on December 25th?
It is a special day, and has been for many centuries. The Church has some good reasons for choosing this date. 102 more words