Category Archives: My Blog: Road To Emmaus

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Journey of a Lifetime

Last year, I wrote about how my husband and I discovered Operation Christmas Child. Since then, it has been an eye-opening experience as I learned more about this international outpouring of God’s love to children living in the most desperate … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech is for Adults

The powers-that-be would have labeled their talk “fake news” or “hate speech” if it were 2017. The Apostles Peter and John challenged an agenda that had been working just fine for hundreds of years — until now. The Jewish authorities … Continue reading

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Operation Christmas Child

      Did you ever stumble upon something you never heard of, only to discover that this something was huge and you wonder how you could have missed it? That’s what happened with me and Operation Christmas Child, a … Continue reading

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Black, White and Shades of Grey

PEW Research Center follows trends across the spectrum of American life including media, social movements, science, and religion. As a Christian writer, I occasionally mine the site for blogging topics. Their reports can be fascinating and sometimes frightening. PEW recently … Continue reading

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Messianic Judaism

Growing up in my isolated corner of Christendom, I thought all Jewish people were still waiting for the Messiah. Since then, I have learned the “all” part was wrong. Jesus was Jewish. People called him “Rabbi.” He worshiped in the … Continue reading

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Ancient Roots

Blowing the shofar       At first, I thought it would be nice to write a little blog about Judaism since the Christian faith is an outgrowth of this people set apart to know the one, true God and … Continue reading

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Ecclesia!

Just when I was putting my website together, and wondering what to call it, our pastor gave a sermon about the universal Christian church. He used the Greek term ecclesia to describe this gathering of the faithful. People make up … Continue reading

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Thought Police Knocking at the Door

“It’s wrong,” she whispered. “Shhhh, do you want to lose your job?” her husband hissed, looking around to see if anyone was within earshot. “The Supreme Court said it’s the law of the land and if you don’t follow it, … Continue reading

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Tennebrae – A Ritual of Shadows

The Holy Week service called Tennebrae has become so rare today many Christians have never experienced the funereal tenor of this sorrowful ritual. The first Tennebrae service I attended made such a profound impact on me that I had to learn more … Continue reading

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One Heart, One Church

  I realized, after interviewing a husband and wife serving as dual pastors in one church and a senior pastor in another church, that I’ve interviewed quite a few pastors over the years. Let’s see…there was the delightful Baptist pastor … Continue reading

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