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December 9, 2013
Posted by Today's Conversation on December 9th, 2013 | no responses
With which character in the accounts of Jesus’ birth in the Bible do you most identify? Why? ... read more »
Posted by roxanne robbins on August 29th, 2013 | 4 responses
A close friend of mine is married to a senior leader of an African nation that has for decades been known for extreme persecution. While her husband was serving as a catalyst in seeing that country’s people freed from an... read more »
you’re at war!
Posted by mike wittmer on July 15th, 2013 | 6 responses
Neville Chamberlain was duped during World War II. As Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, he appeased Hitler and acquiesced to his demands. Chamberlain believed Hitler was a man of peace who would simply be satisfied with... read more »
you choose Q: do angels possess free will?
Posted by an odj community member on July 3rd, 2013 | 4 responses
Q: It seems that in the beginning that the angels had free will since one-third rebelled. Do they still have free will or an option to disobey? —Victoria A: Angels are spiritual beings created by God (John 1:3;... read more »
close to the cradle
Posted by jennifer benson schuldt on December 24th, 2012 | 5 responses
The angels were on the verge of a brawl. As characters in our church’s nativity scene, a multitude of small girls outfitted in white gowns and halos had assembled around the cradle. Unfortunately, some eager cherubs... read more »
Posted by jennifer benson schuldt on September 27th, 2012 | 6 responses
Recently, I watched a video titled The Unseen Sea. Sam Christen, the flick’s creator, presented a time-lapsed look at the atmosphere over San Francisco filmed from above the clouds. At times, the clouds appeared as... read more »
God sends an angel or two . . .
Posted by an odj community member on March 6th, 2012 | no responses
In July of 2010, I was driving on a county road in Southwestern Ontario and fell asleep at the wheel. My son, who was texting at the time, was sitting beside me when he felt the car shaking as we entered a four-foot... read more »
you choose Q: what about those giants in the O.T.?
Posted by an odj community member on February 27th, 2012 | one response
Q: Are the giants in the Old Testament God’s creation or humanity’s children? —Merilyn A: “Giants” (the Nephilites) were first mentioned in Genesis 6:4. Various groups of giants were also mentioned as... read more »
we many dignitaries?
Posted by Jeff Olson on December 8th, 2011 | 3 responses
One of the many traditional Christmas carols we often hear and sing this time of year is We Three Kings. It was written by John Henry Hopkins in 1857. Go ahead—sing a few lines! Now, I hate to topple a much-loved... read more »
angel in the doorway
Posted by tom felten on August 5th, 2011 | 5 responses
He stood in the doorway with a toothy grin and an evident social awkwardness. My friend, lying in his hospital bed after having endured major surgery, deftly shooed the visitor away with one-word answers and obvious... read more »