This question has caused arguments for almost 2000 years. It has divided and destroyed families, friends, and neighbors. If you Google “When did the church start?” you will get over 800 million hits. If you arrived here, you are one-in-a-trillion. So, what is the answer? Let me start by saying I don’t know the exact answer and neither does anyone Continue reading When did the church begin/start?
Why did Solomon execute Adonijah for asking to marry Abishag? Please follow this account of kings, queens, brothers, sisters, priests, soldiers, and citizens who committed adultery, murder, incest, murder, rebellion, rape, murder, palace intrigue, insurrection, heresy, and more that puts anything on Game of Thrones to shame for its twists and turns. What can we learn from this? Let this Continue reading Adonijah’s rebellious insurrection
One of my favorite features of the noonday news used to be Paul Harvey’s The Rest of the Story segment, which aired from 1976 to 2009. This series presented “true mysteries from history” of little-known or forgotten facts about well-know and common people and events. It was always exciting to hear the name of the person who did such an unexpected Continue reading The rest of the story
How many eyewitness reports would you need to believe in Elvis Presley, George Washington, or King Arthur? Here are 12 eyewitness accounts from men who saw God over more than 2000 years (from Job’s argument with God before 2100 BC to John’s revelation in 95 AD). Not to mention Adam, Enoch, Noah, and Elijah who all saw God but didn’t write Continue reading 12 eyewitness accounts from men who saw God
There are lots of stories of Christmas and The First Noel. Instead of worrying about which of these are myths, fables, and traditions, let’s read the actual inspired account. This is just a few short pages and it only takes a few minutes to read, but it’s more thrilling and more uplifting than any mere myth, fable, or tradition possibly could Continue reading The real story of Christmas: Unto us a child is born
A father adopted a dozen children from different countries, from different tribes, and from different kindred. He loved them all and they all loved him and they all loved each other. Two or three were more scholastic than the others. Two or three were more athletic than the others. Two or three were more musical than the others. Two or Continue reading A modern-day parable of a father and his adopted children