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  • A month of remembrance should include a year of learning
    A month of remembrance should include a year of learning
    In 1852 Frederick Douglass gave one of the most powerful speeches of his brilliant career. As he stood before an audience in Rochester, New York, Douglass proved that there were African-Americans who were not afraid to speak out and to speak truth...
  • President's Day
    Where do our rights come from?
    Where do our rights come from? This should be a rhetorical question, shouldn’t it? But in a world that is increasingly pushing God out of our culture, it’s one that probably should be addressed.Over two hundred years ago, the...
  • Break every chain
    Take back your life: 'There is power in the name of Jesus to break every chain'
    The origin of sin began in the heart of one being, Lucifer. Sin first entered through the angelic world when his heart was filled with pride. He allowed his beauty to bring about his own self-corruption, and the result was him being cast out of...
  • Make Me Fearless - A Devotion
    Make Me Fearless - A Devotion
    I John 4:17-18 (Message)God is love. When we take up permanent residence in a life of love, we live in God and God lives in us. This way, love has the run of the house, becomes at home and mature in us, so that we’re free of worry on...
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    Carnivore Controversies
    Read 1 Corinthians 8Most of you know that the tomato is a fruit. That’s not news. There will be someone who didn’t know that and you could show off your knowledge and get all puffed up about how smart you are, or you could just take...
  • Flowers Love
    Government or God over men
    As we enter another election cycle, the debate once again centers around the dichotomy of government power vs. individual liberty, with liberals taking the left end of the spectrum, conservatives and libertarians taking the right end, and varying...
  • Feel Free - A Devotion
    Feel Free - A Devotion
    Galatians 5:5-6 (NLT)But we who live by the Spirit eagerly wait to receive by faith the righteousness God has promised to us. For when we place our faith in Christ Jesus, there is no benefit in being circumcised or being uncircumcised. What is...
  • Fighting For vs. Creating
    FIGHTING FOR VS CREATING:
    I remember as a teen and young adult…I was fighting for: my own individual expression, our collective freedom, equal rights, racial equality, for justice and peace just to name a few. I marched. I gathered in groups, peace meditations and...
  • The Cycle of Crucifixion - is ending - by Archangel Michael
    The Cycle of Crucifixion - is ending - by Archangel Michael
    I just found this article - channelled by Natalie Glasson - through a friend's email. It seems so appropriate to share at this New Years time. I sense that we are in some kind of New Energy in this 2015; and this helped to explain a great deal...
  • National Debt Clock
    Thank you Mr. President
    To those who welcome the Nanny State, government handouts, loss of freedom and liberty, exorbitant taxes, being spied upon by the government, lies, deceit, and restrictive legislation conjured up behind secretive closed doors, and being considered...
  • When the market oversteps all lines of decency
    When the market oversteps all lines of decency
    The market is America's god. It is worshiped. It is given homage above all else. It is seen as the giver of all perfect gifts and the omnipotent provider of all wishes. Like all idols, the market is creation not creator and it is a cruel and...
  • The Amish live a similar life style as the Pilgrims
    Pilgrims discovered collectivism failed
    The “Mayflower” arrived from England in 1620 with 102 passengers in the New World. The original manifest included two groups. The Separatists, led by William Bradford, fled their homeland and the oppressive Church of England under King...
  • Is true peace possible?
    Is true peace possible?
    Since the time when God first created man, we have struggled to be at peace with ourselves and others. From that fateful Eve when the mother of humanity engaged in conversation with the deceiver, we have listened to lies and our own selfish...
  • Breaking Bad - A Devotion
    Breaking Bad - A Devotion
    2 Corinthians 10:3-6 (NLT)We are human, but we don’t wage war as humans do. We use God’s mighty weapons, not worldly weapons, to knock down the strongholds of human reasoning and to destroy false arguments. We destroy every proud...
  • Wedding Photo
    Springfield Public Schools extend benefits to same-sex partners
    As of November, same-sexmarriages can take place in Missouri. That does little for the tension between religious and civil rights groups, but it has set the stage for change.Unlike St. Louis and Kansas City, Springfield has dragged its feet...