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Who is on YOUR “Schindler’s List”?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

Photograph of Oskar Schindler’s original list *

HIS LIST

If you are familiar with the movie Schindler’s List based on the true story of World War II era businessman Oskar Schindler who saved the lives of 1,100 Jews in Hitler’s Germany you know what the now-famous “list” is: column after column, page after page of the names of those he saved by hiring them to work in his enamelware and munitions factories in Nazi occupied Poland and the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia [1]. 1,476 more words

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Condemnation or Compassion? Lessons from the Emmaus Road (From a Teacher’s Heart)

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

THE GAPS

Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. They were talking with each other about everything that had happened.  2,214 more words

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Two Things We All Need

The apostle Paul had some major culture-challenging to do in the city of Corinth. And he couldn’t be too concerned about social acceptance or political correctness. 503 more words

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Who is “The One” We Await to Trigger End Times Events?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

…until that the fullness of the Gentiles might come in… [1]

WHAT THE WORLD AWAITS

These days it seems that everybody—believers, non-believers, even cynics—sense that some big thing is on the horizon. 884 more words

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On ”Lording” Over Women: Does Genesis 3:16 Override John 3:16? And What of The Great Commission?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

THE TRAGEDY

I am prompted to post this commentary today because of what has been exposed about the teachings promulgated by those involved in a neo-patriarchal belief system wherein men are presumed to be “kings, priests, and prophets” in the home and women are believed subservient in all matters to their fathers’ and husbands’ “lordship.” [1] 1,644 more words

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Zeal Plus Knowledge

It can be easy to be led astray by people’s passion and sincerity. When we see people who have a lot of zeal for their faith and their religion, we naturally want to applaud that kind of heartfelt devotion. 637 more words

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Ant Man, Trust & Track Records

As I write this, I am a few hours away from going to see Marvel’s Ant Man with my two boys. It occurs to me that though I find the premise of the film ridiculous, I’m looking forward to watching it. 412 more words

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