Tuesday, February 3, 2004

Posted by on 2.3.04 in Current Events

6:43 AM Michael Medved defends Mel Gibson and The Passion of Jesus Christ. 6:39 AM Here’s a good overview of the controversy over the word “evolution” in Georgia. For those interested in the scientific evidence for creation, here’s the entire online version of a book called Refuting Evolution. 6:34 AM “There is nothin…

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Friday, January 30, 2004

Posted by on 1.30.04 in Current Events, Interviews

10:28 PM Many Chicago-area churches are promoting Mel Gibson’s The Passion of Jesus Christ 9:44 PM Craig Hammond reports that almost 120 high schoolers came to Allied Force last night. The youth room on the third floor was filled to overflowing. God is doing great things among our young people. They are hungry to know the L…

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Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Posted by on 11.18.03 in Current Events

3:49 PM Barb King writes from New York with some helpful thoughts on prayer:I looked at the referenced article on glancing prayers and wanted to share with you something that my friend Susan does. We used to own a brown van and every time she saw a brown van on the road she would say a quick prayer for the Kings. She tries …

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Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Posted by on 8.26.03 in Books, Churches, Current Events

9:31 PM Another excellent column by David Limbaugh on why Judge Roy Moore is both right and wrong. In my opinion, he correctly frames the issue when he asks, “Is the hill you want to die on?” For me, at the present time, the answer is no. He’s also quite correct when he says the problem is not an activist judiciary but …

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Monday, August 25, 2003

Posted by on 8.25.03 in Current Events

5:52 PM Last week during our stay in Alabama, we heard a great deal about Judge Roy Moore and his refusal to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the rotunda of the Judicial Building in Montgomery. I hadn’t paid much attention to the controversy, but it’s the number-one story in Alabama—and now is getting considera…

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Monday, July 28, 2003

Posted by on 7.28.03 in Churches, Current Events

8:08 PM It looks like the Costa Rica will arrive at O’Hare around 10 PM. 3:25 PM The Allied Force Costa Rica team is en route home today. 3:19 PM Speaking of Bean-hole beans, I just got an e-mail from Judy Cleaves who runs the First Settler’s Lodge in Weston, Maine. She reports that the Bean-hole beans were a great success …

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Saturday, July 12, 2003

Posted by on 7.12.03 in Current Events, Homosexuality, Personal, Word of Life

8:45 PM Greetings from Word of Life Inn in beautiful Schroon Lake, high in the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York (about 50 miles south of Lake Placid where the Winter Olympics were held in 1980). We had an excellent flight from Chicago to Albany on an American Eagle jet, then rented a car for the 80 mile trip up Int…

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Friday, June 6, 2003

Posted by on 6.6.03 in Current Events, Personal

This is the 59th anniversary of the invasion of Europe by Allied Forces on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Have you ever wondered what heaven will be like? Check out this excellent collection of articles on heaven at Christianity Today Online. This is also graduation weekend at our house. David and Colleen Axberg arrived from Boston y…

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Wednesday, June 4, 2003

Posted by on 6.4.03 in Abortion, Churches, Current Events

This is the last day of classes at Oak Park Christian Academy. The school wraps up its 8th year with graduation ceremonies tonight at 7 PM. If you wonder whether its worth it to speak out on behalf of the unborn when America is legally pro-abortion, read this article about Senator Rick Santorum’s late-night speech on C-SPAN…

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Thursday, March 20, 2003

Posted by on 3.20.03 in Churches, Current Events

Thursday, March 20 Wonderful prayer service night. Well attended, deeply moving. One person told me afterwards, “I didn’t know how much I needed this service until it was over.” I was touched by how many people stood to share Scripture verses. Special thanks to WMAQ TV (NBC 5) for broadcasting live from our sanctuary at…

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