Freed from the Fireplace

Did you ever get the “fixer-upper” bug? During this Covid era, Nancy and I have enjoyed watching TV programs showing updates and upgrades made to homes. Of course, that gave us some ideas of our own. One project was to enhance our fireplace from plain gas logs to a nicer option. We did our homework, found out what we wanted and ordered a unit to fit in our fireplace. That was January, 2021. We were told it would take six weeks for production.

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A Time of Deep Reflection

Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord. (Lamentations 3:40).

Summer is coming to an end, and the High Holy Days – Rosh Hashanah (New Year) and Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) – are just around the corner. Although many people consider these holidays to be “Jewish holidays,” they are, in fact, God’s holy days and festivals.

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Spiritual Warfare: Part 2

Here is how I began last month’s newsletter article: “As I reflect on my life having recently reached the age of 68, and within those 68 years having reached the 40th anniversary of my ordination as a missionary, mission executive, pastor, and currently as a Bible Teacher to Israel, it amazes me at how much of that time I have spent battling Satan and the spiritual warfare he has attempted to inflict on my life and career.”

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