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You’ve heard it suggested that the United States is simply Europe on a 50-year delay


This is a hopeful analysis of the state of the Christian church in the USA. At times it does seem that the USA is Europe 50 years ago, and is racing toward a similar position in the general population. What … Continue reading

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WILDERNESS WANDERINGS Blinders part 5


Ever started a trip and realized only much later you had journeyed into never-never land? At first your itinerary goes exactly as planned and you enjoy the journey. Everything is under control. You don’t notice that at some point you … Continue reading

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GET YOU GONE, MOTHER TERESA


Here is an unexplicable, at least on the face of known facts, action taken by India against this Catholic nun, Jacqueline Jean McEwan.  One would think that 29 years of such service would prove one’s intentions and goals.  Apparently, she … Continue reading

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CONVERT TO CHRISTIANITY = WELCOME TO PRISON TODAY


Hundreds of Christians in Iran have been arrested and imprisoned since January, 2011. Evangelism here leads right to prison. One must be really willing to be martyrs if they convert.  Often the one who evangelized joins them.  Please make your … Continue reading

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GOD USES A PERSON WHEN HE DECIDES. WE USUALLY ARE SURPRISED.


Nathan Dunlap was unexpectedly called forward with a scheduled Deacon candidate. Nathan had completed his work for the diaconate while the other candidate was beginning his.  Bishop Fick at the October MSJ fall clericus in Liberty, Kentucky, was moved to … Continue reading

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Earliest History of the English Anglican Church, A.D. 200 – 451.


For any history buffs, here is a brief introduction to the coming of Christianity to those people who, much later, would speak our English language. Most do not realize that when 40 Roman Catholic monks came to what is now … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO?


     How do I find the path of christian service and growth I am to follow? Last Sunday we had a spirited discussion as to what we meant when we described the most important thing a christian is to … Continue reading

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