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St. Patrick: The Real Story Tops the Myth.

St. Patrick: The Real Story Tops the Myth.

| March 8, 2020

Ireland’s patron saint escaped slavery and returned to convert the Emerald Isle. St. Patrick did not banish the snakes from Ireland. After the last Ice Age, snakes never returned to the Emerald Isle. Neither is there proof that Patrick used the three-leaf shamrock to impart the doctrine of the Trinity to the 5th-century pagan Irish. […]

Martin Luther on the Coronavirus

| February 9, 2020

By Gene Veith The World Health Organization has taken the rare step of declaring the coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency. The fast-spreading virus that originated in China has flu-like symptoms, but 20% of the cases develop into serious and potentially life-threatening conditions, such as pneumonia and respiratory failure. Though the mortality rate is not […]

Sticks and Stones

| December 17, 2019

The day that I wrote this was Giving Tuesday. You know the day! It is the day that follows Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Town Saturday, and Cyber Monday. So today everyone is begging me to give, give often and give much. I imagine you experienced the same thing. My email box is stuffed like a […]

Our Child-like God

| November 21, 2019

As I sit at my computer I see the first touch of Winter assailing the ground. As a child I remember the extreme unadulterated joy of the first snow. As I age I think of all the snow means for me now… gray skies, the fact that my snowblower is not ready for Winter, namely […]

Thanks for Nothing

| November 21, 2019

Thanksgiving Luke 21:1-4, Mark 12:41-44 November 22, 2018 “Thanks for Nothing” 21:1 And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury, 2 and He saw also a certain poor widow putting in two mites.[a] 3 So He said, “Truly I say to you that this poor widow has put in […]

Food For Thought

| October 6, 2019

A Church and a Bar A Story on Facebook: A man went to church. He forgot to switch off his phone, which rang loudly during the prayer. After church was over, the pastor scolded him for not turning off his phone before coming into church. A number of worshipers admonished him after the prayer for […]

The Church’s One Foundation

| September 15, 2019

Samuel J. Stone, 1839-1900 … Christ is the head of the church, His body, of which He is the Savior. (Ephesians 5:23) During an especially heated period of theological controversy in England in 1866 when liberalism threatened to destroy the great cardinal doctrines of the Anglican church, this hymn was written by Pastor Samuel Stone. […]

Rejoicing During Afflictions and Unhappiness

| July 1, 2019

PASTOR J.D.MAY 30, 2019 Many of us think Christians are supposed to always be happy, and if you’re not, something’s wrong with you or your faith. We even used to sing, “At the cross … it was there by faith I received my sight, and now I am happy all the day.” No pressure at […]

Get Them to Church

| July 1, 2019

There is a 0.0296% chance your child will become a professional athlete. There is a 100% chance your child will stand before Jesus. Get them to church. Mark 9:42 “If anyone causes one of these little ones—those who believe in me—to stumble, it would be better for them if a large millstone were hung around […]

Abide with Me

| May 17, 2019

Abide with me; fast falls the eventide;The darkness deepens; Lord, with me abide;When other helpers fail and comforts flee,Help of the helpless, oh, abide with me. Swift to its close ebbs out life’s little day;Earth’s joys grow dim, its glories pass away;Change and decay in all around I see—O Thou who changest not, abide with […]