The Lesson of the Wagon Train

In her book, Keeping the Sabbath Wholly, Marva Dawn tells a story from the pioneer days about a wagon train traveling from St. Louis to Oregon. The members were devout Christians and followed the practice of observing the Sabbath and not...

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The Effort Before Climbing

In my entire ministry I have never had a start to Lent like this one. First of all, Ash Wednesday fell on Valentine's Day for the first time since 1945. That alone made it unique, but then I went to the gym for a quick exercise before...

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On Eagles' Wings?

The good guys won the Super Bowl last Sunday and this article proves it! Okay, that was a bit over the top even for me, but there have been some interesting articles about the faith of the Eagles' team this season. (Interestingly the head coach...

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Take Out Your Lesson Book

I haven't checked the TV listing but I'm guessing there will be numerous channels showing the Bill Murray movie, Groundhog Day this weekend. He plays a weather reporter who goes unwillingly to Punxsutawney, PA to cover the news and ends...

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