On to Yorktown

The battle at Yorktown in 1781 was the last major battle in the Revolutionary War.   General Washington and French military officer Marquis de Lafayette, along with French reinforcements, traveled down to Virginia to trap Cornwallis.  It was a long war and soldiers...

Following Christ in Forgiveness

One thought that has blessed me often in the Easter season is the extent to which the Lord Jesus forgave.  I think of hearing Him say, “Father forgive them, for they know not what they do”, and I shiver.  True forgiveness is such an amazing thing and truly...

God’s Plan for Growth

In the 3rd century, an idea emerged called monasticism. This group believed that isolation was important for a person to be renewed and return to God. This isolation sometimes took the form of communal living and other times took the form of solitary isolation. It was...

The Right Balance

Most of us dislike conflict, yet we’re surrounded by it. On the global scale there are Islamic extremists, the Ukraine mess, and North Korea. Nearer home the potential presidential candidates are already criticizing each other and still more cities see demonstrations...