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Women at the growing edge

Among recent immigrants at the church where I worship in Indiana, it is women who come to faith first. Women then invite husbands and relatives, providing energy for outreach. 552 more words

Lydia Baptized at Philippi

Therefore, sailing from Troas, we ran a straight course to Samothrace, and the next day came to Neapolis, 12 and from there to Philippi, which is the foremost city of that part of Macedonia, a colony.

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The Bible

I’ll be home for Christmas

One of my favorite Christmas songs is “I’ll be home for Christmas, you can count on me”.  It was recorded by Bing Crosby during war times and was intended to express the feelings of the soldiers who were far from home at Christmas and also to encourage those at home in realizing that their loved one was thinking about them, as they were thinking of the soldier.  821 more words

Week 3 & 4

I realize that these posts are super late, but in all honesty the weeks aren’t anything more than basic classes and the occasional trip to a museum.  529 more words

Greece

Lydia's Conversion in Philippi

Here are my thoughts on Acts 16:11-15.

Summary: In this passage, Paul and his companions traveled from Troas to Philippi. On the following Sabbath, they went to a nearby river to pray. 131 more words

Christianity

Encounter With Eutychus

As he was getting ready to sail home from Corinth to Syrian Antioch, Paul learned that the unbelieving Jews were plotting against him, again.  Prompted by the Holy Spirit, Paul decided to avoid that confrontation by taking a northern route home, through Macedonia (298). 286 more words