Independence Day

  I celebrated Independence Day early this year.  A young Dickinson man just began his military career at Annapolis, and I have been living vicariously through him and his family.  I have known him since he was a young boy.  I have seen him tackle one life challenge after...
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A proper stirring

  The Feast of Booths was at hand, and Jesus was nowhere to be seen (John 7).  Jesus had already begun his public ministry, and the crowd obviously expected Him to attend the feast.  In His absence, Jesus was the talk of the crowd, “And there was much muttering about him...
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Our Father

  Prayer appears to be one of the more difficult things for Christians to understand.  The topic of prayer invokes many questions.  What is it?  How does it work?  And how do we actually pray?  Jesus taught about prayer within His famous Sermon on the Mount.  “Pray, then,...
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Fear not

  Our church hosts Hope Christian Academy in our facilities.  It is a privilege and honor to have the option of Christian schooling in our community.  For years the school only educated students through junior high, but they recently added a high school.  They graduated...
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No you don’t

  I was driving and listening to some sports radio last week.  I don’t remember the topic, but I do remember the announcer talking about his and his wife’s religious upbringing.  He was raised with one religion, and his wife followed another.  He said they both believe in...
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