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A Great Movie Plot

June 27, 2014

Your friend is murdered. You are the one who ends up in prison. Everything seems hopeless. At the last minute, someone invites you to follow him. You find yourself outside the prison walls. You rush to tell your friends. This is a …( read more )

The Owl

March 4, 2011

What a ruckus! I was in the shower when it all began: the pounding of twenty-four canine paws flying up the stairs and around the corner to the bathroom door, and then, the barking began. I knew something really important … (read more)

The First Christians

January 1, 2009

Over the holidays, I watched a television program on the History Channel called "The First Christians". It was all about the origins of our faith and how Christ's devoted followers suffered for their beliefs. It was such an interesting program … (read more)

Prayer Changes Things

August 20, 2003

When I worked in Argentina, I had occasion to make a necessary trip from the town of Laguna Blanca in the province of Formosa to Fontana in the north. The trip meant eleven hours on a dirt road during the … (read more)

Harry Potter and Mary Jones

July 14, 2000

The biggest literary event in the year 2000 will undoubtedly be the release of 5.3 million copies of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire on July 8th in Canada, the United States, and Britain. This 700-page book is available … (read more)

He Was Asleep …

April 19, 2000

How could he sleep? His fellow disciple, James, had just been done to death with a sword. Peter is next. He's chained to two guards, one on each side, with two more watching the door. And he's sleeping! In this … (read more)

Answers At Your Door

September 13, 1996

Rhoda goes to answer the door. She is being disturbed from a prayer meeting called for Peter who is in prison. She asks who is at the door and Peter says it is himself. She's so flustered she goes back … (read more)

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