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Why were Mary and Martha so angry with Jesus?

Most are familiar with the story of Lazarus, raised from the dead after four days by Jesus. Lazarus and his sisters were good friends with Jesus. Jesus in part brought Lazarus back from the dead because of His love for … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Early in my painting career, some twenty years ago I painted my first “Biblical Narrative” works. This may have been my second or third of many that I showed -not for sale, in Christian venues: along with a group that I … Continue reading

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When Political Correctness Becomes Public Policy

Heaven forbid we should ever offend anyone or make them uncomfortable. Everywhere we turn, societal pressures are to NEVER, EVER do so. This is called “political correctness” or PC. We can bend these PC rules somewhat with our friends, you … Continue reading

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Can we have “shalom” and be at war?

Shalom… what a beautiful word, what a magnificent blessing. In most of the world “Shalom” is translated into the word “peace.” And peace is conceived as the absence of strife or war. I am sota a child of the 1960’s. … Continue reading

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Fiddler on the Roof – Lessons in Jewish Culture

Fiddler on the Roof is probably my favorite musical. It’s not because it is the best musical ever produced, but because I’ve learned so much from it. Fiddler was perhaps my first introduction to traditional Jewish culture. Although the setting … Continue reading

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Tough Issues of Christianity – Homosexuality

One of the most challenging issues facing society today is homosexuality. The role and status of gays pervades politics, challenges employers (especially regarding benefit programs) and causes great dissension within communities. This topic is a hot button in elections and … Continue reading

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Ferdinand and Isabella, a look at religious history

Ferdinand and Isabella are two of the best known European monarchs in history. Perhaps they are best known for their sponsorship of Christopher Columbus in his later voyages to the Americas. but this is probably the least important of their … Continue reading

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