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"Simplify, Simplify" by Ronnie McBrayer

Last summer an unfortunate woman was found dead in the basement of her Connecticut home, found eventually, that is. It took rescuers several days to retrieve her body as the first floor of her house had collapsed on her, apparently under the weight of…
0 02-26-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Hijacked" by Rodney Tilley

A few years ago it seemed that "hijacking" was a popular or trendy thing to do. Terrorists would hijack a plane or passenger ship and threaten to blow it up unless certain demands were met. They would hijack the passengers and the captain and…
0 02-19-2015 in Religion Read More ›

"Stay Connected To The Source" by Ronnie McBrayer

John Savely bought his daughter, Debbie, a Bible for her seventh birthday. Before she graduated from high school, her father had died. That Bible became a revered keepsake, but she lost it in 1974, while attending Tennessee's Volunteer State Community…
0 02-12-2015 in Religion Read More ›

Religion: "Looking Like Dad"

"You know, you look just like your father," Ms. Jackson replied as she saw me after many years of my being away. I thought it was a compliment and I hope it is, but after thinking about it, I am not sure. I would have been really proud to have…
0 02-05-2015 in Religion Read More ›

Religion: "Trying To Get It Together"

I was talking to a friend tonight and we were asking ourselves the same question, "When do you get it together?" When does the world smooth out and you coast? When do you get to ride your bicycle down the hill, feet upon the handlebars, with…
0 01-22-2015 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "The Discovery of Forgiveness" by Ronnie McBrayer

Four-hundred and ninety times. That was Jesus' answer to the question, "How many times should I forgive someone who has offended me." I don't think Jesus was being literal; how I wish he were!. Then there would at least be a boundary.…
0 01-15-2015 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "Christmas Pageants"

We know you're the best, the top contender in the facts and fiction of Christmas. Last year, you wowed your friends with Christmas trivia and with your knowledge of all things Christmas. You knew that there were not just three wise men, but that…
0 12-11-2014 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "Christmas Pageants"

This year I am sure it will be like all the past years of getting ready for Christmas at church. We will try and get the Christmas program off the ground only to be delayed again by rain, snow, sleet, or hail. The children will be sick, then the pastor…
0 12-04-2014 in Religion Read More ›

RELIGION: "Giving Thanks"

Come midday Thanksgiving, many of us will sit down with family and friends to a big spread. And before bread is broken, before the turkey and stuffing is passed round the table, we will bow our heads, and someone will give thanks—for the feast before…
0 11-26-2014 in Religion by admin Read More ›

RELIGION: "WWII Revisited"

I am sitting here reading a new book that my step-father recently gave me. It is a book of WWII campaigns and it highlights the successes and failures of each battle, along with the statistics of each battle and of the entire war. I did not realize the…
0 11-20-2014 in Religion Read More ›