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This Just In: Memorial Day - A Day of Remembrance
May 30th, 2021
By William M. Cwirla Memorial Day is a civic holiday celebrated on the last Monday in the month of May. This year it falls on May 31. It commemorates the men and women of the armed forces who died in war defending our nation. The holiday goes back to the end of the Civil War when it was called Decoration Day, referring to the practice of decorating the graves of fallen soldiers. After World War I,...
This Just In: For the Beauty of the Earth
April 22nd, 2021
Earth Day seems like something Christians should celebrate, doesn’t it? After all, our God is the creator of the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1).The earth is His! (Psalm 24:1) The whole earth is full of His glory (Isaiah 6:3). With these verses in mind, it would seem that Earth Day should fall into our wheelhouse as Christians. ...
This Just In: Yom Ha Shoah
April 8th, 2021
Yom Ha Shoah, literally “The Day of Catastrophe,” or popularly speaking “Holocaust Remembrance Day,” falls on April 7-8 this year. Officially known as “Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day,” it is a solemn national and religious holiday in Israel and among Jewish people throughout the world, commemorating the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust and the heroism of the survivors and thei...
This Just In: Notable Christian Women You Should Meet
March 1st, 2021
March is Women’s History Month, which might cause some people to roll their eyes, but really it’s a great opportunity to consider the women in Church history who have taught us that there’s no cookie cutter model of biblical womanhood....
This Just In: Martin Luther King, Jr.--The Man Who Had a Dream
January 18th, 2021
The hard walls of segregation and inequality have largely tumbled down. But hearts and minds are stubborn and slow to change. Old Adam is a racist, loving himself over others, loving his own against others. The summer of 2020 demonstrated vividly that we have a long and difficult road to travel before Dr. King's dream comes to its fruition....