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Nailing Your Colours to the Mast

When I was in my teens I belonged to a bible class known as Covenanters – not dis-similar to the Crusaders but these groups were attached to a church. 810 more words


Back in the late 1960s I was a keen motor cyclist. I remained so until well into the 1980s despite having a desk job and it was not until I encountered the sootier rain of West Yorkshire that I realised I needed to rethink my personal transport. 514 more words

FAMILY ~ First Things First

Sunday’s Scripture ~ Joshua 24:14-28

On December 23, 2006 Rev. Dr. Robert Gibbs said these words to Andrew and me, “The marriage of Andrew and Sarah unites their families and creates a new one. 746 more words

Jesus taught gentleness. Peter caught it.

I’m the rabble rouser.  I have enough grit and mettle for all of the Twelve. I wear my emotions on my sleeve. It doesn’t take much to really tick me off or to make me happy. 1,102 more words

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Can a Politically-Focused Site do Kasich Justice?

I admire any person with deeply held convictions of any religious persuasion but especially one with deeply held convictions about Jesus and His teachings to enter the political ring.   1,189 more words


Learning to Do The Tough Things Well

Let’s have a moment of silence for the end of the 2014-15 football season. (Thank you.) Before we let it go completely, however, I need to raise the point of something we witnessed at its very end: Cam Newton’s display at his post-game press conference. 530 more words

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The Privilege of Suffering

That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death; (Philippians 3:10 KJV)

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