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QUOTE (Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson) – Jan 21

Civil War The film Gods and Generals (2003) tells the story of Gen Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. The special features explains that Stonewall Jackson was such a Christian (Presbyterian) he wouldn’t do anything on Sunday, even read the newspaper. Gen Richard Stoddert … Continue reading

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A Stony Field*

Ecclesiology Anthropology USA Guest Writer Ernest B Gordon “Humanism, man beginning only from himself, had destroyed the old basis of values, and could find no way to generate with certainty any new values. In the resulting vacuum the impoverished values … Continue reading

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Cost of Discipleship

Christian Thinkers “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” ~Edmund Burke Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945) was born into an aristocratic family. His father was an eminent psychiatrist, who taught at the University of … Continue reading

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When They Were Young (Part 5)

Christian Missions Young People “If your heart takes more pleasure in reading novels, or watching TV, or going to the movies, or talking to friends, rather than just sitting alone with God and embracing Him, sharing His cares and His … Continue reading

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When They Were Young (Part 4)

Christian Missions Young People “If young converts wish to maintain their religious life strong, fresh, and secure, they must throw the whole of themselves into it; they must hold nothing back.” ~Rodney (“Gipsy”) Smith If there is hope for another … Continue reading

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When They Were Young (Part 3)

Christian Missions Young People “God has set Eternity in our heart, and man’s infinite capacity cannot be filled or satisfied with the things of time and sense.” ~FB Meyer If there is hope for another Great Awakening in this country, … Continue reading

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When They Were Young (Part 2)

Christian Missions Young People “Remember, Christ’s scholars must study on their knees.” ~Charles H Spurgeon If there is hope for another Great Awakening in this country, I believe it will come as it did in my day and as revivals … Continue reading

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