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General interest articles.

Christopher Columbus

We played a mean trick on Christopher Columbus by moving his special day to Monday, so we could have a long weekend when it was actually on October 12, 1492, that he discovered America. The first thing Columbus did after leaving the Santa Maria was to pray: “Blessed be the light of day and the…
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The Trinity

The grand and glorious mystery of the Christian faith is the tri-personality of the Godhead. By “Trinity” is meant that there is one God eternally existing in three distinct persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit who are all equally God. We can know the fact that God exists in three persons, but to comprehend this…
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Good-bye Matilda

Matilda was the efficient, faithful secretary at the First Baptist Church of Rockton. Some thought she had been there since 1889 when the church was founded, but that of course was legend. Matilda never married. Being single, the church and her position were her life. Pastors came and went, but Matilda was still there. Members…
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Marriage?

On Friday, June 26th, 2015, a landmark decision was handed down by the Supreme Court regarding same-sex marriage. In Obergefell v. Hodges, the Court declared that same-sex couples had the right to marry because the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment guaranteed this. All fifty states are now required to issue marriage licenses to…
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Go On the Offense

Peter challenges us to “be prepared!” to defend the faith (I Peter 3:15) to anyone who asks. The question is not, “if”, but, “when” they will come. Another question is “Why are they coming?” Some genuinely want answers to questions. Some are skeptical of the Bible’s claims and need the fog lifted. Others approach with…
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Does God Exist?

A man went to a barbershop to have his hair cut and his beard trimmed. As the barber began to work, they began to have a good conversation. They talked about many things. When they eventually touched on the subject of God, the barber said, “I don’t believe that God exists.” “Why do you say…
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