Category Archive: Forefathers

Jun 15

How Did We Get Here?…June 18th

driving

Driving down the street with your mind on that meeting; your spouse’s doctor appointment and the ‘conversation’ you had with the kids earlier, did you notice the stop sign? Of course I did, I stopped didn’t I…didn’t I? After leaving the house you drove those familiar streets to your next stop, but have you ever …

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Nov 25

Why Come Together?

norman rockwell thanksgiving

We gather together to ask the Lord’s blessing;He chastens and hastens His will to make known.The wicked oppressing now cease from distressing.Sing praises to His Name; He forgets not His own.Beside us to guide us, our God with us joining,Ordaining, maintaining His kingdom divine;So from the beginning the fight we were winning;Thou, Lord, were at …

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Nov 28

Thanksgiving…224 years ago

washington praying

Unless you simply refuse to accept it, our country was founded by God-fearing men.  The first president of our United States understood the importance of honoring and fearing (respecting) our Heavenly Father.  As George Washington penned this proclamation, notice how many times our president gives reference to God, our protector and ‘Author of all that’s …

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Jul 04

Looking Into the Dawn

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There are some who are ‘early birds’ while others are ‘night owls.’  You’ve heard that the ‘early bird’ gets the worm, and the ‘night owl’ keeps vigil through the evening hours.  We all have our preferences when it comes to the morning watch or the late night.  Some are early to bed, early to rise …

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Jun 14

God’s Chosen Fathers…June 16th

kids early years

On a clear Sunday afternoon in the mid-1990’s our family went to eat lunch after morning services.  As we were getting our children out of their car seats and into the restaurant, Logan, then three, asked, “Since we celebrate mommy’s on Mother’s Day and daddy’s on Father’s Day, when do we celebrate ‘Son Day’?”  My …

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Apr 22

Ancient Songs from the Old Testament

then sings my soul

For the next few months articles will be shared from the research of my uncle, Richard Dent.  He and his wife live in Kansas where he has served in the educational system for more than 40 years.  Yet more than educating young people, he serves as a part-time preacher for the Tyrone church of Christ …

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Aug 15

What Does ‘A Capella’ Mean?

acapella book

“Suppose they asked you if you could sing A Capella, would you know what to do?” Barney Fife tries to explain to Rafe Hollister what it means to ‘sing A Capella’ and though he doesn’t get the definition right, he says what many may be thinking. [LINK]  To defend his thoughts about A Capella singing, …

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