Skydivers
Freedom
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One of the most revolutionary pieces of scripture available to us is Paul’s letter to the Church in Galatia. When I say revolutionary, I mean in the sense of who said it and what was said. 

First, a piece of background.

The astounding fact of the resurrection and its implications for the Jewish religion posed a fascinating conundrum ...

Cairn
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A few weeks ago I shared a story about the Stolperstein in former German-occupied countries in Europe [https://www.salvationarmyconcordca.org/bitsnpieces/?id=stolpersteine] pointing out that physical memorials are important in ensuring that essential lessons of history ...

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Stolpersteine
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I suspect that many of you, like me, have some interminable background task that gets some attention from time to time. For me it is cataloging the thousands of photographs spinning merrily away on my hard drive or in the cloud! I was reminded of this the other day when looking for a photograph in my collection. 

At the time of passing of ...

Climber
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I'm pressing on the upward way New heights I'm gaining every day Still praying as I onward bound Lord, plant my feet on higher ground Lord, lift me up, and let me stand By faith on heaven's tableland A higher plane than I have found Lord, plant my feet on higher ground My heart has no desire to stay Where doubts arise and fears dismay Though ...

Crowd
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We live in a society which is addicted to polling.

Whether it is to find which advertising slogan sells the most product or what political message resonates best with the electorate, a whole industry has sprung up seeking to elicit the popular sentiment on any number of topics and hopefully give an opportunity for correction or a commercial ...