Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Revenant and The Lord’s Prayer

The Revenant was an Oscar winning ‘survival’ movie last year (2015).  Set in Montana and South Dakota, it was based on (but different from) the story of Hugh Glass in 1823. As portrayed in this very bleak movie, Glass’ desperate … Continue reading

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A British massacre of German sailors

What Jesus calls essential: The loving care of the other The British ship HMS Dorchester played a key role in sinking the German battleship Bismarck on 21 May 1941.  Then, in an act of vengeance and hatred, the HMS Dorchester … Continue reading

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“My name is legion”

by Mitch Palmer “Jesus then asked him, ‘What is your name?’ He said, ‘Legion;’ for many demons had entered him.” He called himself Legion but that is not his true name. That is not who he is. It is, rather, … Continue reading

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What Really Matters — July 17 2016

Today I think of air Captain Chesley Sullenberger III.  Born in 1951 in Denison, Texas, He was a faithful member of his Methodist Church and an excellent student. By January 15 2009 he had been a pilot for 30 years, with … Continue reading

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