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SUMMARY VIEW  Expanded details within a Category. Click on article title, Category, or a listed Topic

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Aging, General

 1 record found

Ancient Senior Moments by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   November 25, 2007)
Sometimes we think Senior Moments are a modern phenomena. Hardly. Let';s take a look at some senior moments that go way back in time…
Topics: Bible History


Arts & Entertainment

 3 records found

AD TV Series: The Bible Continues . . . in Prime Time by Rusty Wright


(Faith   April 4, 2015)
Hollywood's Bible Power Couple is back—with a flourish…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Christian Life Discipleship History


A Book (of Eli) Review by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 31, 2010)
Reflecting on a walk of faith…
Topics: Bible Faith Movies Popular Culture

Seeing the Blind Side by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 13, 2009)
Love in action brings faith into focus…
Topics: Bible Faith Football (American) Love Movies


Communication

 1 record found

In Short by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   May 29, 2016)
What happens when a youngster summarizes the story of the Bible…
Topics: Bible Communication Writing



Disaster

 1 record found

Hot Are? Beware! by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 4, 2007)
Speech lessons from the California fires…
Topics: Bible Nature Weather


Education

 1 record found

Words to the WIse by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 1, 2008)
A saint's (and a poet's) advice on graduation day…
Topics: Bible Education Inspiration


Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 31 records found

Winds of Love and Hate by James N. Watkins


(Faith   May 29, 2020)
Point-counterpoint on Pentecost Sunday and the role of Christians in today's divided world…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Character, Integrity Christian Life Faith Jesus Love Religion Social Issues


The Admonition to be Still by George Garrison


(Faith   May 21, 2020)
Not for the comfort of humankind, but the glory of God…
Topics: Bible Comfort & Consolation Contemplation, Insight COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News God Inspiration


Perplexed . . . but not Despairing by George Garrison


(My World   April 17, 2020)
In the midst of our puzzling reality, there is hope…
Topics: Bible Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Faith Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Stress Values Wellness Wisdom


Finding Hope in the Midst of Fear submitted by Stu Johnson


(Faith   March 20, 2020)
A perspective for the global COVD-19 pandemic
Topics: Bible COVID-19 Crisis Faith Fears, Concerns News Wellness


Feeling inadequate, unequipped, in the dark? by James N. Watkins


(Faith   February 1, 2020)
What we can learn from a man named Gideon…
Topics: Bible Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Circumstances, Life Events Faith


There are 26 more items for this category and the Bible topic...See the whole list


Government & Politics

 2 records found

Second Thoughts about "America First" by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 4, 2017)
The Bible trumps our President's initiative
Topics: Bible Faith Government


Electioneering by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 31, 2010)
We waited and waited for our absentee ballots which did not arrive…
Topics: Bible Metaphors, Life Lessons Politics


Health & Wellness

 1 record found

What Would Jesus Say About Coronavirus? by James N. Watkins


(Health & Wellness   March 16, 2020)
Putting fear and uncertainty in perspective…
Topics: Bible COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Disease Faith Fears, Concerns Jesus News



History

 2 records found

Beauty for Ashes by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 18, 2020)
Gaining a heart of wisdom by numbering our days…
Topics: Bible Contemplation, Insight COVID-19 Faith History Learning Wisdom


Ancient Warnings by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 10, 2019)
Words that still ring true…
Topics: Bible History Predictions & Forecasts



Holidays

 8 records found

The Christmas Story in Chronological Order by James N. Watkins


(Faith   December 15, 2019)
Putting the events surrounding Jesus' birth in perspective…
Topics: Bible Christmas Faith God Holidays Holiday Season Jesus Religion


A Very Twitter Christmas by James N. Watkins


(My World   December 21, 2018)
What if the Christmas story was told in 140 characters?…
Topics: Bible Christmas Holidays Holiday Season Humor


Are You Listening? Do You Hear What I Hear? by Rusty Wright


(Faith   December 20, 2015)
Have you ever missed a great opportunity because you weren't listening carefully? Twenty centuries ago some clues to impending good news of monumental import eluded most folks…
Topics: Bible Christmas Holidays Holiday Season Jesus Predictions & Forecasts


The Longing for Light by David Noreen


(Faith   December 13, 2015)
An Advent reflection inspired by a single candle in the absolute darkness of a cave…
Topics: Bible Christmas Faith Holidays Holiday Season


Mary Pounded Them Into Her Heart by James N. Watkins


(Faith   December 11, 2015)
The truth behind a child's funny paraphrase of the Christmas story…
Topics: Bible Christmas Holidays Holiday Season Humor


There are 3 more items for this category and the Bible topic...See the whole list


Inspiration

 2 records found

Generosity by Stu Johnson


(Faith   February 15, 2018)
It's more than money…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Christian Life Discipline Faith Financial Service Values Volunteer


The Good Shepherd by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   May 18, 2014)
Inisghts recalled from W. Phillip Keller…
Topics: Bible Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography)


Legal

 1 record found

Let the Little Children Come by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 13, 2014)
Pondering the border situation…
Topics: Bible Ethics & Morality


Nature

 1 record found

The Days are Getting Shorter by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 14, 2015)
How much longer to the end?…
Topics: Bible Nature Weather


News & Current Events

 6 records found

Lamentation and Limitation by George Garrison


(Faith   June 11, 2020)
Reacting to both a physical and social virus…
Topics: Beliefs Bible COVID-19 Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Disease George Floyd God News Social Issues Social Movements


No Revision Needed by George Garrison


(My World   May 15, 2020)
Finding reliable information in the age of COVID-19…
Topics: Bible Change COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Media News Trust


Is This the End? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 11, 2020)
WHat are we to make of the headlines?…
Topics: Bible Current Events, News Predictions & Forecasts Trouble


Cross Words by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 24, 2018)
The legacy of Billy Graham…
Topics: Bible Evangelism Faith History News Religion Tribute, Testimony


Remembering Billy Graham by Stu Johnson


(Faith   February 24, 2018)
A tribute to a remarkable man of God…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity History Inspiration Jesus Memories News Religion Tribute, Testimony


Warnings by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 8, 2017)
Finding help when tragedy strikes…
Topics: Bible Coping God News Tragedy



Relationships

 4 records found

The B-I-B-L-E and LGBTQ by James N. Watkins


(My World   February 16, 2019)
Addressing he issue with truth and grace…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making God Jesus Lifestyle, General Love Relationships Religion Social Issues Social Movements Trends


Raise Up a Child by Stu Johnson


(Connections   December 20, 2018)
Learning from each other and God's Word…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Character, Integrity Christian Life Faith Family Relationships Teaching


The Word on Marriage by Stu Johnson


(Connections   April 6, 2018)
Describing a successful marriage in one word…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Faith Family Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Language, Meaning Optimal Aging Relationships


Womens' Lib by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 3, 2017)
The news of late draws attention…
Topics: Bible News Relationships Social Issues Trends Work



Volunteer

 1 record found

Helping the Needy by Stu Johnson


(Serve   June 6, 2018)
Testing our obedience to biblical commands…
Topics: Bible Charity Christian Life Compassion Faith Service Volunteer