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Weekly Letters

Let Your Light Shine

Being on the western edge of the mountain time zone, we have long days of sunlight in the summer. So, on the 4th of July, you have to wait until at least 10:30 p.m. for fireworks to show up against a … Continue reading

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A Model Missionary

This past June 1st, Anna Louise Oursland I’m sure had a huge welcome into the presence of her Lord and Savior as her allotted days on earth were completed and at age 93 was called to her dwelling place in Heaven, … Continue reading

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Mental Toughness

     In the last “WOW” we looked at some spiritual lessons from tennis.  One that I failed to mention. and actually one of the most important, is the importance of “mental toughness.”  Tennis, much like golf, is a very … Continue reading

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A Tennis Lesson

Quite often in Jesus’ teaching He would use an example of something the audience was familiar with and proceed from that “known” to teach a spiritual truth. For example, He used the illustration of a vine and branches to teach … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

Ever since the scene in the Garden of Eden when the “blame game” started, rather than accepting responsibility for their actions, people have tried to put the blame on others either from their past or from the present. When Adam … Continue reading

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Character Counts

On Thursday, April 29, 2021, the Jacksonville Jaguars, with the #1 pick of the NFL Draft, selected Trevor Lawrence, quarterback for the Clemson Tigers who led his team to the National Championship as a freshman in 2018 and in his … Continue reading

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The Amazing Hummingbirds

They are back!  Usually sometime during the first week of May they show up at our window begging.  God gives them a very accurate memory of where those feeders were last year. I’m speaking, of course of the return of … Continue reading

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The God of All Comforts

We were very saddened this weekend to hear that a high school freshman had taken his life Friday evening.  His family had been our neighbors for several years, living in my wife’s folks’ old place.  We had many opportunities to … Continue reading

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WORLDVIEWS

He is “the most quoted person in the Christian Church today.”  Know who?  His name is George Barna. In 1984 he founded “Barna Research Group” which is now “The Barna Group.” He helped it become a leading research firm focused … Continue reading

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What Do You Know For Sure?

I have always enjoyed mathematics and took lots of math courses in high school and in college at Montana State University (go Cats!)  where I graduated with a degree in Industrial and Management Engineering.  In contrast to  the social sciences … Continue reading

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