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Maggie Dow – On Eagle’s Wings by bob

September 19th, 2010

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The scene that played out in my mind most often this past week as I prepared for Maggie Dow’s service was admittedly odd, at first thought. It’s a scene from the World War II epic, “Saving Private Ryan.”  During the climactic scene of the film, an American sniper, Private Daniel Jackson, sits in a church […]

Week 37 – Post-Exile by bob

September 13th, 2010

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DAILY BIBLE READING  Sep 13: Joel Sep 14: Dan 1-3 Sep 15: Dan 4-6 Sep 16: Dan 7-9 Sep 17: Dan 10-12 Sep 18: Ezra 1-3 Sep 19: Ezra 4-6; Ps 137 Sep 20: Haggai   NOTES ON THIS WEEK’S READINGS ·         The “votes” are in and America has spoken. 

Why We Hate Us, Dick Meyer by bob

September 12th, 2010

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            “Your world is too small” is the conclusion I reach after reading Dick Meyer’s critique of American culture.  The subtitle of his book, Why We Hate Us, is “American Discontent in the New Millennium.” Meyer’s book should be required reading for every American.

Trust the Shepherd by bob

September 12th, 2010

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Extraordinary Christians love the world and trust the Shepherd to change it. Ezekiel 34:1-10 September 12, 2010 The culture of narcissism In my quest to learn more of what it means to be an extraordinary Christian, I ran across a book not written by a Christian that was unusually insightful. Taylor McDaniel, a high school […]

Week 36 – Ezekiel by bob

September 6th, 2010

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DAILY BIBLE READING  Sep 6: Ezek 32-34 Sep 7: Ezek 35-37 Sep 8: Ezek 38-39 Sep 9: Ezek 40-41 Sep 10: Ezek 42-43 Sep 11: Ezek 44-45 Sep 12: Ezek 46-48 Sep 13: Joel   NOTES ON THIS WEEK’S READINGS ·         I have a question for you.