Over Memorial Day back in May, I watched the 1950 movie, “12 O’Clock High” starring Gregory Peck. It was a movie released before I was born but shaped in many ways the generation I grew up in through the TV spin-off by the same name with Robert Lansing reprising the role of Frank Savage and aired … More On the Watching of Old Films
I don’t know who wrote it. I don’t know where it was originally published. But I want to thank my high-school friend, Naval Academy grad, John Gavin for posting this on facebook. All I have done is reformatted it to make it easier to read and added the picture. Not a word has been changed. … More Sometimes History is a Good Teacher
You probably have never heard of it before but this story about a Ukrainian baptist family in World War II should thrill your soul if you love Jesus. I suspect it also might start to make the rounds as a children’s sermon at Christmas time in churches that have them as a part of their … More Have You Heard About the Room UNDER the Manger?
Here is a great piece of history rescued from the ashes of World War II of a day when the church stood for righteousness in the face of fascist evil. Read it and rejoice in the wonder of what God can do when believers stand on the faith they profess against all odds. The following comes … More Some History I Didn’t Know
The following insight comes from a Quora question. The specific question was Why was the German military so successful during early-WWII? A questioner was interested in finding out why the hideous Nazi scourge was so successful militarily at the beginning of World War II. Eduardo J. Belgrano, Polymath, Economics, Business, Military History, Quantitative Risk Analysis gave … More Giving Leaders Authority
Tuesday is for Preaching From a time when a pulpit in France rang with truth and power like it did from Martin Luther King Jr.. This is an old post from a now-defunct older BLOG of mine. I ran across a reference to it in a comment thread on this blog and thought it might … More Pulpits that Change the World
The following article appeared in Kairos Journal and at AlbertMohler.com The Gathering Storm: The Eclipse of Religious Liberty and the Threat of a New Dark Age MONDAY • May 18, 2015 Remarks Delivered Friday, May 15, 2015: Mister Attorney General, Mr. Sears, and distinguished guests, it is a great honor to accept the Edwin Meese … More Al Mohler on the Eclipse of Religious Liberty
Sitting here watching the second half of the Army-Navy game and saw someone comment on this post from 2013. In honor of the game and my Navy veteran Dad, here’s a lesson on church growth from a naval episode in World War II. Misinformation is Deadly to Your Church.
Thursday is for Thinking Our’s is a biased age. Every age is. But our biases are killing us. We are prejudiced about books written before last year. We are prejudiced by our passions, our experiences, our likes, our dislikes, our friends opinions, the politically correct climate, the desire to be liked, the desire to fit … More “I Don’t Love Her Anymore, So I’m Going to Divorce Her”
Wednesday is for Thinking On Veterans Day I watched a short video about a Japanese attack on an American fleet during World War II. Seems the Japanese launched 5 kamikaze manned torpedoes at a fleet anchored near Guam. Two detonated on reefs, one was destroyed by a depth charge, one was spotted and rammed by … More Misinformation is Deadly to Your Church (or Church Plant)